Shawn Soh

Art Director

  • LevelSenior
  • LocationUnited Kingdom
  • AvailabilityLocked Pro Plan feature
  • ProfessionsGraphic Designer - Cinematographer - Art Director


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About me

Shawn Soh is a Singaporean London-based Central Saint Martins graduate working in both design and art direction. His work explores several fields of design combining art installations, moving image and material studies. His recent art installation, The Eraser, has been featured by Dazed, Wired and iDN Magazine. Theatre work includes: Karagula (Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts), Piranha Heights (Old Red Lion Theatre) and Mother Courage and Her Children (Drama Centre London). Currently, he is interested in making work that explore themes on futurism, human identity and digital materialisation.


  • Fashion
  • Events
  • Film
  • Theatre
  • Visual Arts
  • Print Design
  • Art Direction
  • Digital
  • Design
  • Creative Direction
  • Environment
  • Illustrator
  • Indesign
  • Photoshop

Work history


Graphic & Experience Designer

Jun 2015
  • Freelance



Shoreditch Town Hall

May 2015 - Jun 2015
  • Freelance
  • – Design and art direction for Karagula production, working together with a team to create costumes and set design for a dystopian drama with 61 characters and 15 scenes


Video Designer

The Old Red Lion Theatre

Sep 2014 - Nov 2014
  • Freelance
  • – Supported the set of Piranha Heights production with video designs to articulate mood and scene changes


Set & Projection Designer

Drama Centre London

May 2014 - Jun 2014
  • Freelance
  • – Supported the set of Mother Courage and Her Children production with projection designer to create dynamic scene backdrops and transitions


Contributing Art Director

Outthere Magazine

Apr 2014 - Dec 2014
  • Freelance
  • – Conceptualized, art directed and edited fashion films – Maintained relations with luxury brands like Prada for product sourcing


Founder, Managing and Creative Director

The Delete Show

Mar 2014 - Jul 2014
  • Freelance
  • – Led a team of 4 to coordinate a moving image art exhibition in Shoreditch for 40 international artists – Creative directed and supervised graphic design work for the exhibition – Administered sponsorship agreements


Student Ambassador

University of Arts London

Jun 2013 - Jan 2015
  • Freelance
  • – Confidently represent CSM to all levels of the public and forge relationships through presentations to government and creative organisations


Brand Manager, Marketing Strategist and Retail

Fullhouse Home Furnishings

Jun 2011 - Sep 2012
  • Freelance
  • – Art directed, designed and styled large retail spaces and exhibition booths – Managed and coordinated building production process – Liaised with factories in China and Malaysia to manufacture furniture collections – Designed furniture collections – Worked in China as a furniture buyer to purchase pieces and curate collections – Revitalized and maintained consumer specific brand identity – Executed and managed brand communications for the Asian market


Project Manager & Spatial Designer

Singapore Navy Museum

Jun 2011 - Feb 2012
  • Full Time
  • – Art directed, designed and planned exhibition space and information


Owner, Managing and Creative Director

Shawn Soh Designs

Jan 2011 - Sep 2013
  • Full Time
  • – Art directed, designed and managed production of various clients and projects – Developed and maintained client base through successful sales and design concept pitches



Graphic Design

Central Saint Martins

Jun 2015 - Jun 2015
  • Graduated with First Class Honors


Visual Communication

Temasek Polytechnic

Jun 2015 - Jun 2015



iDN - Pick of the Month




Shortlisted for OFFIE Awards

Off-West End Awards

  • Best Set Design


CATALOG - Young Artist of the Month




Tetra Pak - Winner of Packaging Design Competition

Tetra Pak