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Uzoma Orji

Creative TechnologistAbuja, Nigeria
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Uzoma Orji

Creative TechnologistAbuja, Nigeria
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.
Projects
  • The Baptism of an Igbo Man - VR InstallationAn immersive and multi-sensory installation of my work The Baptism of an Igbo Man at Abuja Art Week in November 2019
  • uzomaorji.comCreated an intentionally interactive website to showcase my work as a technologist and artist
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Projects credited in
  • 21st Century Love Story: The Gentle Fisherman - An Editorial by MIA London"The 21st Century Love Story is a short picture series set on Lagos Lagoon, off the coast of Ikoyi. It captures two young African millennials collectively overcoming their discomfort and inhibitions arising from travelling by water, together. The Lagos commute is more taxing than most places in the world, yet residents will go out of their way to get to work to fund their dreams whilst they pursue their side hustles, by any means necessary. Both of these individuals are creative by nature and ha
Work history
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    Chief Technology OfficerMIA Marketplace
    London, United KingdomPart 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.
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    Software Developer and Interactive Experience DesignerREACH Technologies Inc.
     - Lagos, NigeriaFull 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.
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Skills
  • Creative Direction
  • Styling
  • Photography
  • Web Development
  • Design
  • Essay Writing
  • APP Development
  • Web Design
  • Interactive Art
  • Virtual Reality
Education
    BA Media and Cultural StudiesLondon College of Communication, UAL
     - London, United Kingdom