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Oliver Passon Huxter

Oliver Passon Huxter

Designer
Brighton, United Kingdom
Member since June 20, 2018
With nearly 20 years of creative experience, Oliver has led custom one-off UI/UX projects and managed the digital transformation of international media companies. No project too large or too small, he has in-depth experience working across multiple regions and languages. He graduated in graphic design from the acclaimed Central Saint Martins School of Art and holds an MBA from Herriot-Watt University. He's an easy team player and communicator.
Oliver is now available for hire
Portfolio
Employment
  • Owner, Consultant
    2017 - PRESENT
    ophcom.com
    • Provided UX/UI design and SVG animation for a Middle East based employee ideation programme, a web app and intranet platform design in Arabic and English language.
    • Designed brand identity, strategy, and UI for an online kids clothes recycling project.
    • Created a typographic online project introducing "the Cockney Alphabet". Series illustrating traditional English Cockney rhyming slang using photography, 3D modeling, 2D and 3D animation, film, and illustration.
    • Designed the digital brand strategy for an organizational feedback app for government agencies, including visual strategy, UX, and audience focus.
    • Provided brand and identity review and strategy for an established international prop making company. Including visual identity review across all touchpoints, graphics, photography, styling and online strategy and content review.
    Technologies: Adobe CC, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, AfterEffects, Premiere Pro, Cinema 4D, Sketch, InVision, HTML, CSS
  • Network Creative Branding Manager
    2013 - 2016
    Al Jazeera Media Network
    • Set up the Network Creative Branding Team delivering digital UX/UI design for both web and mobile, digital and print collateral materials, video production, set, studio and events design and multi-media promotional content. This enabled the company to bring over 70% of all design work in-house.
    • Implemented the first network-wide visual brand strategy bringing seven divisions, including five broadcast channels, into line with a comprehensive and consistent design language system. Ensured the system was used across all touch points and adopted by all relevant teams.
    • Led the creative design direction and implementation of the Network's digital transformation. Brought all digital properties into the Design Language System, updated UX journeys and updated all digital systems both for production and publication.
    • Launched three international broadcast television channels and led the design and development of all associated digital properties in America, Eastern Europe, and the Middle East markets in three languages.
    • Led the UX and UI teams for product development and strategy of five news mobile apps. This included developing design language systems that would work across multiple languages and were flexible enough to develop individual UX journeys depending on regional markets and audiences.
    Technologies: Adobe CC, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, AfterEffects, Premiere Pro, Cinema 4D, Sketch, InVision, HTML, CSS
Education
  • Master's Degree in Business Administration
    2016 - 2018
    Herriot Watt University - Edinburgh, Scotland
  • Bachelor's degree in Graphic Design
    1994 - 1997
    Central Saint Martin's College of Art and Design - London, United Kingdom
  • Master's degree in History
    1990 - 1993
    Edinburgh University - Edinburgh, Scotland
Experience
  • Art Direction20 years
  • Adobe Photoshop20 years
  • User Experience (UX)10 years
  • Adobe After Effects10 years
  • Brand Guidelines10 years
  • User Interface (UI)10 years
  • InVision5 years
  • Sketch5 years
Tools
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • InVision
  • Adobe After Effects
  • Sketch
Brighton, United Kingdom
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