Hello, my name is
John Arne Agaid.

I really enjoy learning and growing and have therefore acquired multiple disciplines to create awesome solutions for clients.

Inspired by the beautiful and practical design.

Curriculum vitae

John Arne Agaid

+47 984 90 956

Oslo, Norway

26. November 1991

Norwegian (native) / English (fluent)


Graphic designer and illustrator

Feb 2017 – today, XIDE grafisk hus AS

Full-time position in a print shop as a graphic designer, illustrator, and project manager. Doing a diverse set of design projects, as well as production files.

Graphic designer

Apr 2008 – Feb 2017, Enkeltmannsforetak

Everything from printed matter to web design, illustration, and logo design.

Press photographer

June 2015, North Side Festival

Photographer of food service booths at a music festival in Århus, Denmark.

Graphic designer and Art director

June 2010 – Mar 2013, At The Loft Records

Co-founder of music recording studio in Oslo. Responsibilities were everything design related, branding, website, prints, and social media. Also posters and merch for artists in need of designs.


Graphic design

Aug 2010 – June 2012, Norges Kreative Høyskole

Media: Graphic design

Aug 2009 – June 2010, Sogn Videregående Skole

Media and communication

Aug 2007 – June 2009, Sogn Videregående Skole

Online courses

Anatomy of the Human Body for Artists

Jan 2020, Proko.com

Figure drawing fundamentals

Dec 2019, Proko.com

Lettering 01

Dec 2018, Academy.thefutur.com

Typography 01

Feb 2018, Academy.thefutur.com

Logo design & construction

Nov 2017, Academy.thefutur.com

Noah’s Art Camp

Sept 2013, Artcamp.com

Conferences and lectures

Making design conference

June 2018, Felix Konferansesenter

Scandinavia's biggest conference with focus on creative design, inspiration, tips & tricks, with Adobe-certified instructors, and high-profiled illustrators.

Digital fredag

April 2018, Scandic Lillestrøm

How to communicate with young target audiences in social media.



Available upon request.


Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ), drawing, skateboarding, nature.

Get in touch

I'm currently looking for a full-time or part-time position as a graphic designer, with a focus on branding and visual identities, and ideally with opportunities for illustration as well.

You can contact me at:
+47 984 90 956