As one of the pioneers of digital design in Finland Niko has been working commercially in the industry since 1996 when he co-founded his first agency. Before the rise of the internet he has a long background in the international computer art subculture - the demoscene.
In 2008 Niko co-founded Great Apes which is currently one of the most internationally awarded digital agencies in Finland. Since 2016 Great Apes has been a part of HiQ International Plc.
During the past 20 years he has worked with most categories of digital design from online advertising to complex web services & apps all the way to interactive installations & game interfaces.