Amy Haigh

Interdisciplinary Designer & Storyteller / amyhaigh.com

Level
Mid Level
Location
London, United Kingdom
Availability
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Projects

About me

/// I am currently searching for unique opportunities and am always excited to start new conversations with potential collaborators from any discipline or background. Send me a message! /// A London-based interdisciplinary Designer and Storyteller, with an MA in Information Experience Design and 5+ years in the creative industry. I specialise in developing unique ways of engaging audiences with content, mostly in the form of human stories and ecological experiences. **My online portfolio is limited due to confidentiality – my full portfolios are available on request via email – info[at]amyhaigh.com** Outside of the commercial realm, my New Media art practice allows me to experiment with unfamiliar research methods, processes, and technologies, all of which supplements my commercial Design work. Especially interested in collaborating on projects supporting BAME and LGBTQ+ communities.

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Skills

  • Visual Arts
  • Design
  • Environment
  • Artworking
  • Experience Design
  • Storytelling
  • Design Direction
  • Collaborating
  • Interaction Design
  • Graphic Design

Companies I’ve worked with

  • University of The Arts London (UAL)

    University of The Arts London (UAL)

    • Design
  • Frisian Retouching

    Frisian Retouching

    • Photography
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    Sony Computer Entertainment Europe

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      nissen richards studio

      Work history

      Currently

      Freelance Interdisciplinary Designer & Storyteller

      Amy Haigh

      Jan 2017
      • London, United Kingdom
      • Freelance
      • A London-based interdisciplinary Designer and Storyteller, with an MA in Information Experience Design and 5+ years in the creative industry. I specialise in developing unique ways of engaging audiences with content, mostly in the form of human stories and ecological experiences.

      2020

      Photographic Retoucher

      Cubed Studio

      Nov 2019 - Jul 2020
      • Melbourne, Australia
      • Freelance
      • During my time on a working holiday VISA in Australia I worked full time as a Photographic Retoucher at Cubed, a photographic studio in Melbourne. This sometimes required me to edit hundreds of images per day, as well as interpret briefs, liaise with clients, and organise digital image management systems. I mainly worked with fashion and product photography for both e-commerce and print campaigns.

      2016

      Jan 2017 - Jan 2016
      • London, United Kingdom
      • Freelance
      • Acting as a team leader in a digital design-based workshop. Helping students in my group to design and pitch an idea to industry leaders over a period of two weeks. Roles included critiquing projects and providing support, references and technical advice.

      2019

      Graphic Designer

      nissen richards studio

      Jun 2015 - Oct 2019
      • London, United Kingdom
      • Full Time
      • Working alongside a team of 3 to create exhibition graphics for clients such as the V&A, the British Museum, the National Trust, the British Library and many more. My roles include moodboarding through to artworking, communicating with clients, taking the projects to site and overseeing contractors.

      2015

      Photographic Retoucher

      Frisian Retouching

      Oct 2014 - Jul 2015
      • London, United Kingdom
      • Freelance
      • Worked for large clients and renowned photographers in a small studio to retouch images to an extremely high standard, mainly in fashion photography.

      2014

      Jul 2014 - Aug 2014
      • London, United Kingdom
      • Full Time
      • I have been working as a contractor at Sony Computer Entertainment Europe's London Studio on-and-off since 2011. I have been asked to work on three separate occasions, my longest contract was just under a year. My roles here have included helping build assets to be seen in-game, as a runner on video sets, researching and moodboarding for the artists, creating mockup objects for programmers, arranging audio and video files for SingStar's music library, etc. All roles have required great time-management and communication skills. I normally worked directly with the Art Manager.

      Education

      2019

      MA Information Experience Design

      Royal College of Art

      Sep 2017 - May 2019
      • London, United Kingdom

      2015

      Sep 2012 - Sep 2015
      • London, United Kingdom

      2012

      Foundation Diploma in Art and Design

      UAL CCW

      Sep 2011 - Jun 2012
      • London, United Kingdom