About Me

I possess a customer and result oriented attitude, superior customer service skills, a relaxed, friendly and fun personality. I have excellent conflict resolution skills, and I’m always organized and punctual. I am capable of working independently, in a team setting, or managing people. I thrive under pressure.

I have excellent communication skills, both written and verbally. Skilled at managing multiple projects with a sense of urgency and strong attention to detail. Skilled at communication and comprehending a variety of technical information. Maintain a level of professionalism face to face, on the phone, by e-mail and online interaction both instant messaging and forum communication towards both company representatives as well as company clients, customers and users. Excellent managerial skills.

Advanced proficiency levels in with entire office suite. A high degree of understanding with general photography, web-design, community management and moderation.

Contact Details

Kim Visnes
Firkløverveien 7
Oslo, 0379
Norway

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Work

Gamereactor Norway

Writer July 2007 - Current

I help out doing interviews, writing reviews, previews and news articles for both their online (Norwegian and international website) and paper publication distributed all over Norway. Responsible for the "Indie" and "Nostalgia" sections of the print magazine.

GAME Stores Group

Store manager & lead community manager October 2007 - July 2015

I was responsible for entire store operations. Maximising revenue and profit pertaining to the store to meet growth and revenue goals. In charge of shipping, receiving and stocking of merchandise. Cash pick-up and banking. Till declarations. Hiring and training of store employees. Helped out with opening and closing down stores. Lead community manager for their social network presence for both Norway and Sweden, as well as lead Norwegian translator for the marketing department.

My store won "Gaming Store of the Year" in 2014 at Gullstikka

Forward Motion NUF (previously DirtyWorker ANS)

Founder & CEO August 2003 - September 2010

Responsible for the day to day business. Administrator for Japani.no. Visionary.

Education

Westerdals Oslo ACT

Bachelor in Strategy & PR August 2015 - June 2018

Currently getting my B.A. in Strategy & PR at Westerdals Oslo School of Arts, Communication and Technology.

Skills

Specialties: Management, graphic design, marketing, public relations, strategy, web design, proofreading, receiving, shipping, production, writing, communication, community management, marketing, graphics design, web-design, photography, social media

  • Photoshop
  • Wordpress
  • CSS
  • HTML5

To see more of my experience and skills, please visit my LinkedIn profile.

Recommendations

  • Kim is very personal, open, creative, technologically minded and customer focused. The store always did well in Norway under his control and he was always a source of good ideas, some which were later implemented in the company.

    Adolf Kristjansson
    Administrative director at GAME Stores Group Sweden
  • Kim is a passionate coworker; he is a person full of ideas and has the will to make them come alive. Having both worked directly with Kim and with him on many projects my view is that he works hard, plays hard and will give all for the things that he works with.

    Espen Jütte
    Manager at Forward Motion NUF
    PhD candidate at BI Norwegian Business School
  • Kim masters customer service and understands how to use his expertise in an optimal way such as to make sure his customers are well cared for. His skills were also a deciding factor when his store won «Gullstikka» in 2014 for “Gaming Store of the Year” in Norway.

    Dennis Keller
    Regional Manager at Games Store Group Sweden AB
  • Kim has a burning passion for gaming and the gaming industry. He's always been a resource we can trust when it comes to enlightened discussions and debates - both internally and with our readers.

    Tor Erik Dahl
    Editor in Chief at Gamereactor