Ms Kate Rogers

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  • Qualifications:PG Cert | FHEA | Doctoral student
  • Position:Senior Lecturer : Graphic Design
  • Department:Faculty of Arts, Creative Industries, and Education (ACE)
  • Telephone:+4411732 81464

About me

Since completing a degree in Design Arts, Kate has worked across a broad range of design platforms and creative practice, the common thread being the utilizing of image and/or text to instruct, inform and entertain. Kate’s career has combined design and making skills in many areas, including set design, medical photography, freelance photography, web and TV interactivity, public art and print-based design. Working with clients in the public, corporate and entertainment industries, which have included major blue-chip brands (Sony Music, Orange, Philips, Columbia Tri-Star, Warner Brothers, and Peugeot), Kate created multiple award-winning works for the BBC, designing the digital provisions supporting David Attenborough’s landmark series ‘The Life of Mammals’.

Area of expertise

Kate’s practice encompasses creative processes from construction through to physical application and outputs. This has included screen-based and interactive design, digital marketing, UX and audience-tailored content for Interactive web/broadcast TV for the BBC.

Kate’s recent practice includes Public Art commissions; for NESTA Futurelab; Space Signpost - ‘Welcome to the Neighborhood’’ a multimedia touch-screen project for virtual and real-time solar system exploration] located in Millennium Square in Bristol’s Harbourside. For UWE, Kate co-designed the neon artworks welcoming you to the Bower Ashton City Campus, ‘Think Place’ - 5 architectural, text-based neon site-specific statements relating to arts education. 

Kate undertakes freelance photographic commissions, including augmenting physical spaces with large-scale photographic artworks and graphic interventions.

As a Senior Lecturer at UWE, Kate teaches at all levels of the Graphic Design programme and has previously taught in the BA Photography course. Kate takes particular responsibility for developing and delivering the screen-based design curriculum, embracing new technologies that can be integrated into design practice.

Kate is currently undertaking a PhD supported by UWE - her research title is 'Screen-based design ('Graphic Design that moves'): A transdisciplinary and participatory study of *female student experience'. exploring her research interests in gender inequality within tech-led design practice.


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