Uzoma Orji

Creative Technologist and Visual Artist

Level
Mid Level
Location
Abuja, Nigeria
Availability
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Professions
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About me

Uzoma Orji is a creative technologist, creative director and visual artist from Owerri, Nigeria. As a technologist he seeks to design engaging human-centred digital experiences that bring the arts and tech into the same conversation. As a creative director he aims to bring his minimal, Afro-surrealist art style to amplify the creative voices of the brands and artists he works with. He lives and works in Abuja, Nigeria.

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Skills

  • Creative Direction
  • Styling
  • Photography
  • Web Development
  • Design
  • Essay Writing
  • APP Development
  • Web Design
  • Interactive Art
  • Virtual Reality

Companies I’ve worked with

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    Freelance

    • M

      MIA Marketplace

      • R

        REACH Technologies Inc.

        Work history

        Currently

        Chief Technology Officer

        MIA Marketplace

        Oct 2018
        • London, United Kingdom
        • Part Time
        • Worked to develop MIA Marketplace's flagship app Ubuuuru. The app helps connect creative professionals based on the African continent with festivals and brands.

        2019

        Software Developer and Interactive Experience Designer

        REACH Technologies Inc.

        Jan 2019 - Aug 2019
        • Lagos, Nigeria
        • Full Time
        • Worked in a team of six software developers to deliver various digital products for REACH Technologies, a personal finance focused fintech company based in Lagos. Designed and developed the MoneyBrain game, an interactive browser-based quiz game that challenges your financial decision-making.

        2020

        Creative Director for Fashion Photography

        Freelance

        Mar 2017 - Mar 2020
        • London, United Kingdom
        • Part Time
        • Conceptualised, organised and directed over photoshoots and editorials for my personal portfolio. Worked with artists and creative brands to style and direct photo and video shoots.

        2020

        Freelance web developer

        Freelance

        Jan 2016 - Mar 2020
        • London, United Kingdom
        • Freelance
        • Worked closely with a range of clients to deliver digital products including mobile and web apps, video games and interactive digital content. Clients are mostly in the creative industries (e.g fashion social network Search Style) but not necessarily so (e.g online medical consulting tool Doctoora or crowdfunding platform Exodus).

        Education

        2018

        BA Media and Cultural Studies

        London College of Communication, UAL

        Oct 2015 - Jul 2018
        • London, United Kingdom