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About Samuel Suen

I'm Samuel, an alumnus of the City University of Hong Kong. As a joint degree student, I spent two years studying in Germany. My background is in media arts and programming, and following my graduation, I ventured into the realm of interactive design at the innovative new media company, 430.

In 2022, I decided to move to the UK and started a new adventure. I worked for another media firm, Observatory Design. It was a precious experience.

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City University of Hong Kong and
Leuphana University, Germany

September 2014 – May 2019

  • Joint degree program (Double Degree) organized by City University of Hong Kong and Leuphana University, Germany.

  • Specialized in game programming (Unity), Art Theory, and Critical Theory.

  • Graduated with a BA in Digital Media from Leuphana University, Germany.

  • Graduated with a BAS in Creative Media with a CGPA of 3.46, second honors (City
    University of Hong Kong).

Professional History

Work Experience

August 2022 - October 2023

Interactive Designer and Programmer, Observatory Design London

  • Full-time designer and programmer.

  • Worked with world-famous musicians or bands such as The Prodigy and Andy C.

  • Lead programming team for creating Mitsubishi AR web

  • Create AI art (Stable Diffusion) for clients

  • Generated ideas for experimental projects with sensors
    and new technology (such as motion capture suits).

  • Developed workflows for content creation and 3D

  • Conducted research on new technology/ production

August 2019 - January 2022

Interactive Designer, 430 Limited

  • Full-time designer and programmer.

  • Worked with company such as OutBack, BCG, Lohas

  • Lead programmer in large-scale interactive commercial
    projects for clients.

  • Set up media servers for projects for clients.

  • Conducted on-site projection mapping.

  • Experimented with sensors and conducted research with
    new technology (Leap Motion, Kinect, Laser Projection).

  • Brainstormed weekly for creative meetings.

September 2017 – March 2018

Programmer in Unity 3D and UI/UX Designer,

  • Internship programmer at a German AR startup.

  • Created a phone application with Unity 3D that aims to

  • guide travelers in understanding the history of Luneburg, Germany.

  • Conducted app testing and debugging.

  • Provided suggestions for code improvement.



  • Grade 8 piano

  • Familiar with music composition

  • Able to compose music with Digital Audio Workstation (DAW)


  • C#, Python

  • Unity3D

  • Unreal Engine5

  • TouchDesigner

  • HTML, CSS, Javascript

  • Projection Mapping (Resolume)

Language Skill

  • English (Ielts 7.0)

  • German (A2)

  • Mandarin

  • Cantonese (Native)


AI art generating technology

(Stable Diffusion, Deforum and Midjourney)

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