Gene Chen
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Gene Chen

Graphic Designer, Digital ArtistLondon, United Kingdom
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Gene Chen

Graphic Designer, Digital ArtistLondon, United Kingdom
About me
Gene Chen graduated from the Royal College of Art’s Visual Communication program in 2017, currently based in London. He is a graphic designer and a digital artist, working through graphics, prints, photography, moving images and digital art. After graduated from RCA, Gene worked in Morrow Agent, a New Media Art agency based in Shanghai. In Oct 2018, he went to London and found C Hyper LTD, doing graphic design, branding identity, and fashion photography. Gene balances the positions as a designer and an artist. He can professionally finish design and art directing jobs. His artworks always communicate speculative concepts through surreal symbols, focus on exploring the subtle relationships that occur between individuals. Gene Chen has exhibited his works in various countries, including the UK, Taiwan, Russia, Italy, Greece, Norway, France, China and Korea. He also had his works published in magazines including Vice China, SHIFT(Japan), Aesthica, Lungs Project 2018, Al-Tiba9 Art Magazine Issue #2 (Spain) and Ascenders Volume.1(Australia). Gene won the Gold Prize of Indigo Design Awards in May 2018 and participated in the Golden Bee 13 Global Biennale of Graphic Design. In March 2019, he finished the Digital Artist Residency in Oxford, UK. Gene is always open-minded to different kinds of collaboration.
Projects
  • dunhill x Kenta Kobayashi
    dunhill x Kenta KobayashiCommission projects for dunhill. In March 2020, dunhill released a new collaboration collection with Kenta Kobayashi. I created 3D animations and a pack of product-based animations for dunhill's website and social media. Website: www.dunhill.com/gb/men/ss20-kenta_section Instagram: www.instagram.com/p/B9Y1d-UjFhW/
  • dunhill Visual Materials
    dunhill Visual MaterialsArtworks and designs I made during the time working in dunhill.
  • Aly 9, Ln 82, Sec 1, Bade Rd
    Aly 9, Ln 82, Sec 1, Bade Rd“Aly 9, Lane 82, Section 1, Bade Road” is a street exists in Taipei, Taiwan with multiple venders, restaurants and technical equipment shops. I have a strong memory of the street. The project was inspired by Psychogregraphical, which illustrates that surroundings can sculpt personality. People said I had changed a lot after living and working in London for five years, which gave an intention to explore what influenced my original nature. The first thing that came into my mind was this street. S
  • Scaned-ed-ed
    Scaned-ed-edReproductions of digital identities.
  • Me as an island(s)
    Me as an island(s)“Me as an island(s)” is a 3D scanned project talking about digitalising self-identities. I created a digital planet, in which all the digital “Me(s)” living on as multiple islands. The islands interact with each other, and there are conversations, collisions and compromises between them. The islands built the system. They are the owner of the planet. The “Me(s)” led me to visit the planet. During the journey, I experienced the symbiosis and competition relationships between the islands. I watch
  • Crown
    CrownInspired by Burberry.
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Work history
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    Founder and Creative DirectorC Hyper LTD
    London, United KingdomFull Time
    Graphic Design, Branding Identity, Fashion Graphics, Art Directing, Concept Development
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    dunhill logo
    Graphic Designerdunhill
     - London, United KingdomInternship
    Graphic Design, Brand Image Material, Kinetic Typography, 3D Scan
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Skills
  • Graphic Design
  • Visual Communication
  • Digital Arts
  • Fashion Graphics
  • Moving Image
  • Art Directing
  • Brand Identity
  • Typography
  • 3D Scanning
  • Concept Development
Education
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    Royal College of Art logo
    MA Visual CommunicationRoyal College of Art
     - London, United Kingdom
Awards
    Indigo Award logo
    Indigo Award logo
    Honorable MentionIndigo Award
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    Indigo Award logo
    Gold PrizeIndigo Award
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