James Mackenzie

James Mackenzie

Graphic DesignerLondon, United Kingdom
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James Mackenzie

James Mackenzie

Graphic DesignerLondon, United Kingdom
About me
I solve diverse problems using unconventional outcomes. This is driven by my immersive, conceptual and analytical process that investigates areas that wouldn’t normally be considered design. 
  • Node: Updating Emotions
    Node: Updating EmotionsUsing an EEG headset I can decode your internal emotions - better than you can. Measuring brain activity using electric sensors and inputting the data into a digital neural network, the technology can detect your intimate, authentic feelings - in real time. Developed as a real and functioning product -- Node (Neural Observation and Display of Emotion) also opens speculative future discussions. Giving a taste of what future communication landscapes could be like; this critiques the need for an
  • Weezy Promotions
    Weezy PromotionsSome designs for Weezy promotions across the UK Covering the customer journey from posters, flyers to landing pages for publicity events. Weezy was the first app-based rapid grocery delivery to launch in the UK and now has stores across London, Brighton, Manchester & Bristol. It’s been amazing to join Weezy across a rebrand and rapid growth - with exciting opportunities and work upcoming.
  • Google Emotional Assistant
    Google Emotional AssistantConversational Emotional Assistant - with over 100 different conversational paths that lead to creative outlets, like poems and art exercises, and practical advice from the NHS, like short tips or their longer audio guides that help deal with emotions. Each of the poems are written and performed by independent writers who are using this as a platform to share their work with people who can relate to it the most. If you have any work you would like to feature on the assistant- let me know!
  • Ooggle
    OoggleAn anti-search engine that confuses your personalised adverts. Give it a go at jmackenzie.co.uk/ooggle
  • Samsung - Home of the Future Exhibition - Sharing
    Samsung - Home of the Future Exhibition - SharingCheck out my short animation featured in Samsung's Home of the Future online exhibition. I just miss passing a cup of tea to my friend. I miss having small talk as the kettle boils, and I miss having them in my home. All I want to do is to share a little bit more than virtual conversations and to reach through the screen and pass a cup of tea to a friend. https://www.samsung.com/uk/explore/kings-cross/creativity/central-saint-martins/?fbclid=IwAR3z3qlK6jtPIV6dThqL27JIvJO54xDFnVXELhblN3g1ukmL7
  • Conversation Coach - Instagram Filter
    Conversation Coach - Instagram FilterAs isolation, fear and confusion took hold in the wake of the coronavirus, I tried to use new skills to offer a form of light relief to a generation viewing the world through social media. The Conversation Coach is an Instagram filter that prompts weird, wacky and funny conversations. Whats your favourite exact temperature? Whats your current lighting situation? Avenue or road? What are your thoughts on stairs? 3 days after the release, the filter had been seen over 150 thousand times, and us
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Projects credited in
  • D&AD New Blood - Virgin Wonder
    D&AD New Blood - Virgin WonderRebranding the Virgin Atlantic Flight + Hotel offer. Virgin Wonder offers customers a subscription service to allow spontaneity thought out the year!
  • Library of Things - Rebranding
    Library of Things - Rebranding"Why buy when you can borrow" - Rebranding 'Library of Things'.
Work history
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    Bulletproof logo
    Junior Digital & Motion DesignerBulletproof
    London, United KingdomPart Time
    Independant DesignerSelf Employed
    London, United KingdomFreelance
    I have been able to work for several business, startups and musicians. Through these opportunities my branding and designs have gained international exposure.
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  • Adobe After Effects
  • Abobe Illustrator
  • Premiere Pro
  • Wix Websites
  • Logo Design
  • Poster Design
  • Motion Graphics
  • Graphic Communication
  • Music Advertising
  • Print Design
    Central Saint Martins (UAL) logo
    Central Saint Martins (UAL) logo
    Graphic Communication DesignCentral Saint Martins (UAL)
    London, United Kingdom
    A conceptual and creative exploration of graphic communication in a world-renown institution.
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    Google logo
    The Fundamentals Of Digital MarketingGoogle
     - London, United Kingdom
    An online course that explores the basics of digital marketing.
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