Spencer Houghton

Digital Designer

Level
Junior
Location
London, United Kingdom
Availability
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Professions
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Projects

About me

Hey, I’m Spencer and I create interactive, adaptive user experiences that challenge conventional user interaction. I’m a detail-oriented, creative problem solver who is driven by my passion for art and design.

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Skills

  • Abobe Creative Suite
  • Html CSS
  • Computer Programming
  • Unreal Engine
  • Unity
  • UX Design
  • Experience Design
  • Virtual Reality
  • UI Design
  • Google Analytics

Companies I’ve worked with

  • M

    Mammoth Analytics

    • R

      Ryerson University

      • L

        Lucid

        • B

          Bitmorph

          Work history

          Currently

          Junior UX Designer

          Mammoth Analytics

          Jul 2018
          • London, United Kingdom
          • Full Time
          • Designed fluid and personal user interfaces for a data management application. Wireframed adaptive user flows for data storage, created mockups and worked alongside the development team to launch new application features. Redesigned aspects of the company site allowing for increased accessibility and clarity of information.

          2018

          Project Manager

          Memory Fades

          Sep 2017 - May 2018
          • Toronto, Canada
          • Freelance
          • An immersive and interactive virtual reality experience allowing the viewer to explore changing architectural styles over time. • Conceptualized, developed and displayed a reactive piece. • Optimized the UX design to create effective but engaging user interaction reducing playtime, allowing a greater number of users to participate without sacrificing quality. • Received the Ryerson New Media META Faculty Choice Award! https://spencerjhoughton.com/index.php/portfolio/memory-fades/

          2017

          Associate UX Director

          Lucid

          Jan 2017 - May 2017
          • Toronto, Canada
          • Freelance
          • A user-specific audio experience transforming brainwaves into complimentary audio as an experimental mental health treatment. • Advised and installed programmable LEDs increasing mobility of the piece and enabling the developer to achieve their desired level of customization. https://www.thelucidproject.ca/

          2017

          Project Manager

          Ryerson University

          Oct 2016 - Jan 2017
          • Toronto, Canada
          • Freelance
          • An experiential long-term 3D printed light-based piece designed to mimic radio waves passing through space. • Designed, budgeted and scheduled the project outlining a timely, cost-effective solution for the project specifications and constraints. • Managed a large team of volunteers assigning tasks relative to skill, while fostering a learning environment resulting in the projects timely completion. https://spencerjhoughton.com/index.php/portfolio/1901/

          2016

          Assistant UX Designer

          Bitmorph

          Sep 2015 - May 2016
          • Toronto, Canada
          • Freelance
          • An installation in collaboration with the Ontario Science Centre. • Designed a checkpoint based hologram experience increasing foot traffic between displays at the centre. • Achieved 100,000+ uses with 30% of users visiting the website afterwards. https://spencerjhoughton.com/index.php/portfolio/bitmorph/

          Education

          2018

          Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) in New Media

          Ryerson University

          Sep 2014 - May 2018
          • Toronto, Canada

          Awards

          2018

          META Faculty Choice Award

          Ryerson University

          • Won for a virtual reality project titled "Memory Fades". Conceptualized and designed by me. Documentation is available on my site. Constructed in Blender and Unity 3D.