Hilda Irene Forss


  • 2012 Typography and graphic design, 15 credits, University of Malmö
  • 2011 Magazine design, 6 month course, Berghs school of communication
  • 2007-2011 Hum.kand, University of Helsinki
  • major Scandinavian Literature
    minor subjects: Gender Studies, Musicology
  • 2003-2006 Tölö gymnasium High School, musical direction


  • 2012 → Graphic designer, culture magazine Horisont
  • 2012–2013 Layout artist substitute, newspapers at Lokaltidningen
  • 2011–2013 Layout artist, student newspaper Lundagård
  • 2012 Design of program for Maailmakuoro and Espoo Voice’s christmas concert
  • 2010, 2012 → Graphic designer, culture magazine Presens
  • 2006-2009 Writer and layout artist at newspaper Arbetarbladet
  • 2007 Layout of student magazine Terra Nova

Other work experience

  • 2011–2013 Student assistant at the communication department of Nordic Council of Ministers
  • 1.9.2011-1.12.2011 Student assistant, DR (Radio of Denmark)
    Translation (danish → swedish) of web based computer game SAGA
  • july 2011, july 2010 Substituting editor in chief of webzineArbetarbladet.fi
  • 2011 Proof reading of book series Finlands Djur (Animals of Finland, 55 short children’s books)
  • 2008-2010 Research assistant, project ”Cantatriserna Achté” 
    Transribing and proofreading of 19th century letters
  • 2006-2009 Employee at newspaper Arbetarbladet
    Journalist and photographer. Layout artist. Translations, proofreading.  Website updating. Archiving and digitalizing of photo archives.
  • 2004-2008 Freelance wrtier, webzine Musikstationen and magazineResonans

Positions of trust

  • 2009-2010 Member of board of feminist magazine Astra Nova, with focus on funding applications
  • 2009-2010 Student representative in the board for the master’s program in Culture and Communication
  • 2008, 2009 Secretary and board member in charge of activities in student organization Lycksalighetens Ö

Computer skills

  • Excellent skills:
    Adobe Creative Suite (Indesign, Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Illustrator, Premiere)
    Microsoft Office