miska (knapek)
about me
I’m your local information_design interaction_design information_visualisation designer.
In both traditional and experimental ways, I try make interfaces to help us understand, navigate and learn from the world.
Enjoy your visit!

feel free to email me at netmail at knapek dot org
or call me at +358-50-320-2616

you can find more of me on:
twitter ( @miskaknapek )
linkedIn
flickr : professionsal
flickr : off hours
vimeo
professional experience
2008/01 - ongoing -
2014/05 - 2017/05 -
Information visualiser designer & coder,
The Open Government Partnership
2015/08 - 2016/07 -
Information visualiser designer & coder,
Baltic Marine Environment Protection Commission (helcom)
2014/01 - ongoing -
Co-coordinator, Nordic open knowledge interested network
2013/11 - 2013/12 -
The Web Index of the W3 Foundation information visualisation work
World Wide Web Foundation
2013/08 - 2013/10 -
Open Data Barometer researcher for Norway + infographics work
Open Data Research Network
2012/09 - 2012/10 -
Interaction design and information visualisation research assistant,
for the People map project
Aalto University / Information & Computer Science + Aalto Media Factory
2009/10 - 2009/11 -
Open Knowledge Festival 2012 Coordinator
Datajouranlism and Datavisualisation topic stream coordinator
Open Knowledge Foundation (volunteer)
various occasions in
2011-2012 -
Open Data & information visualisation workshop holding
As part of the WeLoveOpenData(.com) team
at festivals/conferences in Berlin, Amsterdam & Helsinki
2010/06 - 2012/12 -
Research assistant, web developer and information architecture tutor
Aalto University / Design Department, Helsinki
2010/11 - 2011/04 -
Teaching assistant and project coordinator
Helping coordinate a Computational Photography course
& planning the first Fablab in Finland
Aalto University / Media Lab | Media Factory, Helsinki
2009/12 - 2010/05 -
Helsinki energy Consumption information visualiser
Helping coordinate a Computational Photography course
& planning the first Fablab in Finland
Aalto University / Media Lab | Media Factory, Helsinki
education
2007 - 2011 -
New Media: Information Visualisation & Algorithmic Design
Aalto University / School of Art, Design & Architecture
2002 - 2004 -
Art&Technology
Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden
1998 - 2001 -
Graphic Information Design, Ba(Hons)
University of Westminster, London
1997 - 1998 -
Foundation Course in Art and Design
Salisbury College, Salisbury, United Kingdom
general design skills
experienced -
information experience design
(information+interaction architecture visualisation design),
user centered design, participatory design, graphic design
also largely interested -
cognitive science/pscyhology, anthropology, political science
languages
fluent -
danish, english, czech, swedish
moderate -
norwegian
basic
polish, french, german
coding languages
good -
general -
a little -
R
good -
html / css
good -
beginner -
average -
basic -
average -
strong -
beginner -
C/C++
beginner -
bash scripting
a little -
intermediate -
maths for algorithmic movement and form
average -
math generally, statistics, data analysis
software skills
beginner -
beginner -
intermediate -
strong -
adobe creative suite (...when I don't code my own :)
somwhat -
apple final cut pro