2016–2020: Novia YH, Jakobstad, Finland, Graphic design 

2011–2012: Minsk State Linguistic University, Master’s Degree in linguistics 

2005–2011: Minsk State Linguistic University, Bachelor’s degree in teaching English 

2009–2010: Jacksonville State University, language 

2002–2003: Blackburn College, England, Cambridge Certificate

2000–2005: Gymnasium 2, 

Bobruisk, Belarus, High School Diploma


Interpersonal abilities


Responsibility and diligence 



Problem solving

Leadership and management 


Autumn 2013: Mirka, Finland,  English and Russian Language Trainer 

2011–2015: Wargaming.net, Minsk, Corporate Education Manager, HR Team, Skype Teacher

2011–2012: Minsk State Linguistic University, teacher at Lexicology Chair

2008–2011: Streamline Language School, Minsk, TOEFL coach

2007–2008: International Business Association, Minsk,  teacher of English, adults and kids


Afyny, Ukraine

Bittle land, Russia

Zara KIDs, E-commerce illustrations

Tigi, Illustrations for Tigi Russia

Bookids festival, Belarus, posters 

Adelheid.gluckwerksatt, Germany, product design 

DRESSUPP mobile application - OWN IDEA AND DESING 



Toästie , Uk, Prints

Mural i Campus Allegro

Artemis and Appolon, logo, prints, style consulting, Greece

Afyny Clothing, prints, style consulting, Ukraine

Poster and card design for MInkanu, Germany 

Article and Illustration for Dear Lois Magazine, USA

Illustrations and articles for Balumba Family, Spain 

Illustrations for Bookids festival, Minsk 

Prints for Chegesta, Russia

Wrapping paper desing for Ivy Babies, Kuwait

Illustration and prints for Summer in May, USA  



Start Own Company TOTO OLYA DESIGN

Nykarleby Brand, Topelius Anniversary Magazine

GURKIN magazine designer and co-creator 

Map and program brochure for Nykarleby town  

Illustration for Bravery magazine, USA

Illustration for Flow magazine, Nederlands 

Illustration for the magazine of a big kids clothing brand Bobo Choses

Prints for clothing brand oharthur.co.uk

Logo for rabarbuliv.com

Logo for Sloppop.nl

Illustration for PetiteMonkey, Nederlands



21 fun steps for Big Idea Lab http://bil.nyc, New York, USA

Paper dolls and illustrations for http://threeandthree.bigcartel.com

2003–2009: Orphanage, Bobruisk, Belarus, interpreter for USA Mission team

September 2011: Car Exhibition, Moscow – interpreter

November 2011: Junior Eurovision – interpreter and assistant for the Swedish VT






Cultures differences



Foreign languages

Russian (native)

Belarusian (native)

English (proficiency)

Swedish (upper-intermediate) 

Italian (intermediate)

2011–2013: Co-author of English text books for Belarusian schools

Summer 2014: Woldermar’s Café at Juthbacka, Nykarleby, Finland

February 2015–August 2015: Kultur och Fritid, Nykarleby, youth leader

September 2015–August 2016: stay-at-home mom

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Designer and illustrator

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