Jen Haugan

Freelance Creative Technologist

Level
Mid Level
Location
London, United Kingdom
Availability
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About me

London-based multidisciplinary designer with experience in working on projects ranging from experience & interaction design to graphic design and animation. Recent graduate from the MA programme Information Experience Design at the Royal College of Art. Has exhibited work at venues such as Sónar+D, Barcelona, the Royal Academy, London, and IRCAM, Paris, as well as showcasing short films in several film festivals such as Encounters, Regensburg Short Film Week and Etiuda & Anima. Enjoys challenging projects with fast learning curves, and since joining the RCA, has grown from being a traditional filmmaker and graphic designer to working with web- and games design, sound art and basic electronics.

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Skills

  • Print Design
  • Design
  • Layout
  • After Effects
  • Max MSP
  • Processing
  • Raspberry PI
  • Arduino Programming
  • 2D Animation
  • Art Installation
  • Interactive Installations
  • Sound Installation
  • Sound Art
  • Sound Artist
  • Installation
  • Illustrator
  • Photoshop
  • Indesign
  • Vector Illustration
  • Unity

People I’ve worked with

Companies I’ve worked with

  • BBC

    BBC

    • Television
  • Nexus Studios

    Nexus Studios

    • Advertising
  • Google Creative Lab

    Google Creative Lab

    • Media Production
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    Multiple agencies

    Work history

    Currently

    Creative Technologist

    Nexus Studios

    Sep 2017
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Freelance
    • Working on various interactive and AR projects, including the AR app 'Civilisations AR' for the BBC, interactive installations for the 2018 Mobile World Congress and other mobile apps, using software including Unity, Sketch, Facebook AR Studio.

    Currently

    Freelance Creative

    Multiple agencies

    Mar 2015
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Freelance
    • Installation design, 2D animation, motion graphics, email template design, mockups, advertising and promotional material for clients including Absolut España, Tabletalk Media, Central 23, Freightbrokers, Axonn Media, Feedback Films, and Through The I. Runs design collective Studio Strohm together with Maria Euler.

    2015

    Graphic Designer

    Fourdot Ltd

    Nov 2013 - Mar 2015
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Full Time
    • Full-time designer for Fourdot Ltd, providing pattern designs, illustrations, brochure layouts, adverts and editorial imagery, and using AutoCAD and Illustrator to create files ready to be processed by the machinery in our production facilities.

    Education

    2017

    MA Information Experience Design

    Royal College of Art

    Sep 2015 - Jul 2017
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Having done a BA in Animation, I started my first year on the MA Animation course, but transferred half-way through to the Information Experience Design course, expanding my practice from traditional filmmaking and graphic design to include sound art, games design and electronics. Projects during my time here included a multi-sensory installation commissioned by Absolut, an interactive sound map, programming for a small 2D game, sonic performances at various London venues with the project "Sonic Ensemble", and multiple collaborations with students from the Royal College of Music. Software and new skills learned: Max MSP, Processing, Arduino, Unity, DMX lighting, soldering, basic electronics

    2013

    BA(Hons) Animation

    Farnham UCA

    Sep 2010 - Jul 2013
    • Farnham, United Kingdom
    • An animation course specialising in animation direction – Here I learned the basics of filmmaking, working under tight deadlines, improving my hand-drawn skills and learning a multitude of new software. I directed three short films during my time here, "The Gift" (Stop motion + CGi), "Foxtrot" (2D Animation), and "Orpheus the Penguin" (2D Animation). Software learned: After Effects, Autodesk Softimage, Dragonframe, Premiere

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