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DESIGN GRAPHIC CREATIVE ARTWORKER MANAGEMENT

Contact Number 07805624471

Contact Email matt.hiam@outlook.com

Contact Social linkedin.com/in/hiammatt


CREATIVE

2010 - 2013 University BCU

2013 - 2015 2D & 3D Designer Scruffy Dog Ltd

TIME

LINE

2015 - 2018 Design Manager / Designer Scruffy Dog Ltd

To Be Continued...

As a highly motivated, forward thinking person, I have undertaken various roles within the design industry. I am creative, striving to learn more and have good time management and motivational skills. I have worked through my career gaining valuable experience and have tailored my skills to Creative & Graphic Design, Design Management & Project Management and have assisted in delivering several high profile attractions, experiences, signage, exhibitions and environments with much more to come‌

Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop / Illustrator / InDesign) Microsoft Office (Word / Excel / Powerpoint) CAD (Rhino 3D / AutoCAD 2D & 3D) Rendering (Lumion / Keyshot)


DESIGN MANAGEMENT SCRUFFY DOG DESIGN

MANAGER

2015

2018

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Clients I’ve Worked With

IP Experiences

During my time as Studio Design Manager, I was responsible for leading the design team & creative execution of active projects for Theme Visitor Attractions & Experiences, Museums & Exhibits, Zoo’s & Aquariums, Accommodation, Retail & Hospitality Spaces.


FINS BAR & RESTAURANT - THORPE PARK UK

TUSSAUDS ATTRACTION - MADAME TUSSAUDS DUBAI

STAR WARS - LEGOLAND WINDSOR UK

DUPLO RESTAURANT - LEGOLAND WINDSOR UK

NINJAGO SOFTPLAY - LEGOLAND DISCOVERY CENTRE

CBEEBIES HOTEL - ALTON TOWERS UK

Graphic Design Management 2015

Design & Project Management 2016

Design Management 2015/2016

Project Design Management 2016/2017

Design & Design Management 2016

Design Management 2017

Manchester / Toronto / Dallas / Nashville

SUBMARINE ADVENTURE - LEGOLAND CALIFORNIA Design Management 2017

THE GREAT LEGO RACE - LEGOLAND MALAYSIA Design Management 2017/2018

THE WALKING DEAD RIDE - THORPE PARK UK Design & Project Management 2017/2018


THE WALKING DEAD RIDE THORPE PARK DESIGN MANAGER & DESIGNER 2017

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2018

Re-branding of the ride ‘X - No Way Out’ into the worlds first Walking Dead roller-coaster. I worked alongside Merlin Magic Making through Ideation and storyboarding, conceptual visuals, themebook and final graphics for the attraction. Throughout the duration of the project, I also worked as project manager until the attraction opened to ensure all was completed as per design intention and remaining on brief.


TRAUMATICA EUROPA PARK DESIGN MANAGER & DESIGNER 2017

Welcome to a Post-Apocalyptic world! I worked closely alongside the in-house creative department at Europa Park, Germany, to create 5 horror themed mazes for their well established Traumatica nights; Shadowborn, Resistance, Fallen, Ghouls and The Pack. For every maze, myself and my in-house team worked on all elevations & key visuals for our production team to create our vision into reality.


KUNG FU PANDA GARDALAND CREATIVE & GRAPHIC DESIGN 2016

Become the greatest Kung Fu Master of all time! I was tasked with creating the posters and signage throughout the Kung Fu Panda Academy before opening in Italy, 2016. I was provided with a scope of signage required for the attraction ranging from ‘Main Portal’ and ‘Do Not Enter ‘ signage to ‘Character Meet & Greet’ and ‘Ride Safety’ signage. All artwork was generated in Photoshop.


NINJAGO BILLUND LEGOLAND DESIGN MANAGER & 3D DESIGN 2015

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2016

Enter the world of Ninjago! After visiting site in Billund in Denmark, myself and the team worked alongside Merlin Magic Making and Legoland creative team to create the first ever Ninjago area in a LEGOLAND park. I worked on an extensive themebook of both interior and exterior designs for the attraction, along with creating 3D elevations which were handed to an external production team for build.


P.O.M BEDROOMS CHESSINGTON W.O.A CREATIVE & GRAPHIC DESIGN 2015

Dive into the penguin treetop hideout! We were approached by Merlin Magic Making to create themed bedrooms at Chessington World Of Adventures for DreamWorks Penguins of Madagascar that the whole family could enjoy. We started with initial design ideation and this developed all the way through to print ready artwork and final production.


TREETOP HOPPER CHESSINGTON W.O.A CREATIVE & GRAPHIC DESIGN 2015

Climb into the trees on Treetop Hopper! Guests were invited to join the Penguins of Madagascar in their latest secret mission. Climb up the jungle trees by riding in Kowalski’s latest wacky invention: the Treetop Hoppers and help to retrieve the Penguins’ extremely valuable supply of Cheezy Dibbles. Graphics were required to cover and re-brand an existing 20 foot structure. I created all of the artwork using Illustrator and Photoshop.


FRIGHT NIGHTS THORPE PARK CREATIVE & GRAPHIC DESIGN 2014

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2015

Get ready for the fright of your lives! My first fright night attraction I designed was a horror maze in 2014 called ‘Studio 13’ which took guests on a tour of the UK’s most evil film studios. The following year In 2015, I then worked on ‘The Big Top’ (horror maze) set at an abandoned carnival on Amity Beach & ‘Containment’ (escape room). Myself and my team worked on everything from mood-boards, main concept ideation pack to final graphics for both attractions.


I’M A CELEBRITY THORPE PARK CREATIVE & CONCEPT DESIGN 2014

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2015

Come face to face with your own jungle trials! Working alongside Merlin Magic Making, I created initial mood-boards all the way to maze plan, concept development, final proposal and attraction signage. With trials inside such as Holey Moley, Chambers of Horror, and Celebrity Cyclone guests are able to immerse themselves in their favourite TV show and come out a winner!


MAIN STAGE WE ARE FSTVL 2014 CREATIVE & GRAPHIC DESIGN 2014

Who doesn’t like music! I was given the task of being the sole designer and creative for We Are FSTVL 2014. With the visual movement that UK & International festivals are now moving to, It was my task to create an identity for the festival. The main stage was all hand drawn & vectored on CC Illustrator. This allowed me to maintain the highest of quality and brand aesthetic ready for scaling and print for the outdoor stage.


ENTRANCE PORTAL WE ARE FSTVL 2014 CREATIVE & GRAPHIC DESIGN 2014

Who doesn’t like music! I was given the task of being the sole designer and creative for We Are FSTVL 2014. With the visual movement that UK & International festivals are now moving to, It was my task to create an identity for the festival. The entrance portal was all hand drawn & vectored on CC Illustrator. This allowed me to maintain the highest of quality and brand aesthetic ready for scaling and print for the festival entrance


PRODUCT DESIGN BCU UNIVERSITY BACHELOR OF ARTS PRODUCT DESIGN 2011

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2013

During my time at University, I had the pleasure of studying Product Design. I was tasked with the design & development of creative, contemporary and innovative products and furniture. Additionally, I took part in work placements & live projects with Vitra, Westfield Sport Cars & Hartman. For my final major project, I designed a multifunctional fitness / footstool for the elderly within the home environment.


Matt Hiam

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