Evan Leek is a Boston-based digital artist and entrepreneur specializing in User Experience, User Interface Design, Gaming, Marketing, Communications, and Keyword and Search Engine Optimization. He is currently Director of Digital Media at fama PR, a boutique high-tech public relations firm located in Boston’s Innovation District. His media encompasses pen-and-ink drawings, digital and web-based art, three-dimensional environments, and social gaming.
Evan has spent the past six years working with a number of businesses and startups in the Boston area and beyond. His professional work encompases web development, UI/UX design, iPhone and iPad app creation, and three-dimensional interactive environments. Through his work in the Office of Educational Innovation and Technology (OEIT) at MIT, he examined the benefits of distance collaboration in a variety of interactive environments. Working with Hub2, a Boston-based organization centered around utilizing interactive environments to foster more meaningful discussions on public spaces, he was able to see first hand the benefits of effective UI/UX design.
Leek attended Wheaton College in Norton, Massachusetts. He graduated Cum Laude in 2005 with a double major in Studio Art and Art History. He received his MA in Media Arts from Emerson College in the Fall of 2007 and an MFA in Media Arts in the Spring of 2011. He has been a contract worker in the Office of Educational Innovation and Technology (OEIT) at MIT, the Centre for Educational Innovation and Technology (CEIT) at the University of Queensland, Australia, and many others.
Leek grew up in West Palm Beach, Florida but has called Boston, Massachusetts his home since 2005.
Master of Fine Art, Media Arts
Emerson College; Boston, MA.
Master of Arts, Media Arts
Emerson College; Boston, MA
Bachelor of Arts, Art History/Studio Art
Wheaton College; Norton, MA.