Jeff Soyk is an award-winning media artist with experience in creative direction, UX design, UI design, front-end development, animation, and film/video. His credits include art director, UI/UX designer and architect on Hollow (2013 Peabody Award winner, 2014 News & Documentary EMMY nominee), co-creative director and UI/UX designer on PBS Frontline’s Inheritance (2016 News & Documentary EMMY winner, 2016 Peabody-Facebook Award winner), and co-director and UI/UX designer on Zeki Müren Hotline (2016 IDFA DocLab nominee, 2017 !f Istanbul exhibit, 2017 Montreal International Documentary Festival exhibit, 2017 SVA Gallery exhibit). Jeff’s passion for meaningful stories and multiple mediums has led him to interactive documentary, as he recognizes the potential to create engaging and socially-conscious experiences with a positive influence. He is a freelance creative director/UX designer/UI designer and an MIT OpenDocLab fellow alum. He has a BFA in New Media Design from Rochester Institute of Technology and an MFA in Media Art from Emerson College.