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Jeremy Nir

I am a digital media artist interested in the ways people connect. My work includes film, animation, games, performance and publication.

Education

OCAD University                                2016
Digital Futures
Bachelor of Design    

Skills

• Creative media production
• Experience getting projects done on schedule
• Working with teams in lead and support roles

• Animating in 2d and 3d
• Creating and promoting websites
• Designing and ordering merch
• Film and media production with the Adobe Suite

Experience

Dungeon Snacks                                  2020-2021
 Writer, Illustrator
 - Publishing free puzzles for the Dungeons and Dragons community
 - Researching what makes imagined spaces immersive and fun for players

Artik                                           2015-2021
 Lead Content Marketer
 - Used modern methods to improve the company’s web presence
 - Attended workshops at Google Campus and San Diego Social Media Convention

Ontario Science Centre                          2019-2020
 3D Animator
 - Created video for the Dream Portal dome in the Mindworks exhibit
 - Worked with researchers and fabricators to visually represent common dreams
 - The exhibit is set to travel to museums internationally

The Sun is a Star                               2017-2018
 Co-Founder, Editor, Writer, Illustrator
 - Co-founded a community newspaper with a focus on unique local voices
 - Organized 30+ writers, photographers and illustrators

Handsome and Popular                            2016-2018
 Founder, Artist
 - Created a business selling merchandise of my illustrations
 - Gained experience creating, manufacturing and shipping products

Going Places                                    2016
 Installation Artist - Undergraduate Thesis
 - Constructed an immersive installation for one audience member at a time
 - Collected audience experiences and published findings in thesis document
 - Installed at Electric Perfume
 - Funded by the OCAD Student Gallery

Idea Couture                                    2014
 Interaction Design Intern
 - Was tasked to create a tech product from the near future
 - Produced Paper Crane, a product that turns books into augmented cinema spaces for education and entertainment
 - Learned the research methods of an established R&D company

Things I Fear                                   2013
 Editor, Web Developer
 - Created a web community to document common and uncommon phobias
 - The mission of the site was to bring humour and community to scary topics

Volunteer Work

Rare Drugs Collective                           2016-2021
 Organizer, Designer
 - Organize concerts and fundraising events
 - Designed posters, videos and press materials for various musicians

Ontario Association for Behaviour Analysis      2018
 Graphic Designer
 - Worked pro-bono creating graphics for multiple ONTABA fundraisers
   
GTA Assertive Community Teams Network           2015-2016
 Graphic Designer
 - Designed interactive maps to help various mental health and addiction support teams track their catchment areas across the GTA

Exhibitions
   
Going Places                                    2016
2016 Electric Perfume, Toronto, ON 
             
Come Out and Play Festival                      2016    
Manhattan Bridge Archway Plaza, New York, NY

SYSTEM.FAILURE                                  2016             
Open Gallery, Toronto, ON

UCLA Game Art Festival                          2015
Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA

Level Up                                        2015
Design Exchange, Toronto, ON

Come Out and Play Pittsburgh                    2015
Schenley Plaza, Pittsburgh, PA


Come Out and Play Festival                      2015
Manhattan Bridge Archway Plaza, New York, NY

First Thursdays                                 2014
Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, ON

Level Up                                        2014
Design Exchange, Toronto, ON

Net.Works 2.0                                   2014
Videofag, Toronto, ON

E-Leo                                           2013
Open Gallery, Toronto, ON


Media Features

Getting in on Toronto’s Pin Game (interview)    2016
Toronto Star

Toronto indie arts fest                         2015
BlogTO

Today in Toronto                                2015
BlogTO

5 Student Made Games You Need To Play           2014
Gamezebo 
          
Vector Fest Explores the Art of Interfaces      2014
Dork Shelf

InnerSpace (interview) Space Channel            2014

Placements

The Station                                     2016
    Career Launcher Award
   
ANThill Labs                                    2015
    Videographer

Idea Couture                                    2014
Interaction Design Intern

 




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