Chris Evans

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Profile

I am Chris Evans; part designer and part developer, currently at FutureGov working as a Product Designer. I am an eager generalist and love getting involved in a wide range of challenging and different disciplines. I have a keen interest in the advanced web, physical computing, and everything in between. I am a First Class Honours graduate of the highly acclaimed BSc (Hons) Digital Art and Technology degree; specialising in Interaction Design during my final year. In my spare time I mentor numerous design students enrolled on trydesignlab.com.

For more information feel free to send me a message, or check out my online portfolio found at www.evanschris.com.

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Experience

FutureGov
Product Designer | 2016 - Present

After spending six months travelling around the world I moved to London where I started work at FutureGov.

Modus Digital
Lead Web Designer | 2014 - 2015

After graduating I worked in Worcester as the Lead Web Designer & Developer for Modus Digital; a small digital agency partnered with a creative agency and print shop. While there I lead the design and development of many high profile client websites.

DesignLab
Design Mentor | 2015 - 2016

In my spare time I mentor and coach students who are learning design online at trydesignlab.com. I critic and provide valuable feedback on my students work, and I also discuss their work, and design in general, via allocated video chat sessions.

Wonder Room
Designer & Developer | 2012 - 2014

On my industrial placement I was part of a small start-up of 11 students. My role was designer & developer, where I worked on a range of projects from commercial websites, iPhone apps, physical computing, print design, managing staff & organising conferences.

Freelance
Designer & Developer | 2011 - 2014

Throughout my time at university, I have worked on several commercial websites and brand identity projects for many different clients.

TEFL
English Teacher | 2010 - Feb - July

On a gap year when I was 17 I spent six months teaching English in Inner Mongolia, China.

Lionhead Studios
Game Tester | 2007 - October

Short work experience placement as a quality assurance games tester.

Pizza Hut
BOH & FOH Part Time | 2007 - 2012

Throughout college and my first 2 years of university, I worked in back and front of house.

Education

Plymouth University
BSC Digital Art & Technology | 2010 - 2014

I graduated with a BSc. First Class Honours, specialising in Interaction Design. More information found at Digital Art & Technology.

i-to-i
Teach English as a Foreign Language | 2009

A 120 hour online ODLQC Accredited teaching qualification with 20 hour in person training.

Open University
Robotics & the Meaning of Life | 2008

An Open University short course in robotics worth 10 degree credits.

Richard Huish College
A-Levels | 2008 - 2009

Art - A*, Archaeology - A, Computing - B
AS Level - Psychology - B, Law - B

Army Cadets
BTEC Public Services | 2006

A range of experience gained, including a full BTEC in Public Services.

Huish Episcopi School
GCSE's | 2003 - 2007

12 A* - B’s; including: history, computing, electronics & art.

References

Ray Gillespie
Director - Modus Digital

Ray Gillespie is the director of Modus Digital, I worked very closely with him throughout my time at Modus. I reported directly to Ray and we worked on many projects together. He has a great understanding of my working style, expertise and client liaising skills.

Phone: +44(0) 1905 731 529
Email: ray@modusdigital.co.uk

Gianni Corino
Associate Head of School

Gianni Corino is the Associate Head of School for Digital Art and Technology and the School of Art and Media. I worked with him closely over the course of my 4 years within Plymouth University.

Phone: +44(0) 1752 586 269
Email: gianni.corino@plymouth.ac.uk

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