• 2009

    Recently Haig Armen’s design firm, LiFT studios was hired by the Vancouver Aquarium to design and develop a touchscreen exhibit to accompany the Beluga Whale tank. The goal of the kiosk was to encourage children to explore the sounds that Belugas create and compare them with possibly disturbing sounds in their environment as well as familiar sounds. The kiosk has been receiving positive responses by thousands of aquarium visitors and lift will continue...

  • 2008

    In the summer of 2008 Simon Fraser University asked lift studios to design the Canadian Centre for Studies in Publishing website. The collaborative approach with our client helped achieve the goal of merging the typographic sophistication of the print medium with dynamically driven user-generated content.
    The site appropriately presents the dynamic content as well as shows an deep understanding of the print and web mediums.

  • 2007

    In contrast to the many brochure-style school websites, Haig Armen proposed that the School of Architecture present the exemplary work that is produced on an ongoing day to day basis by it’s community. The new design dynamically features content contributed by faculty and students. The site fosters interaction, exchange and exploration amongst the sala community.
    The site has been received with great enthusiasm by the students & community and has won a handful of awards including...

  • 2005

    A Victoria real estate project. more details to come later

  • 2004

    Haig Armen was offered the producer position at CBC in 2000 to help develop Radio 3 - an initiative to innovate in the new media space and attract a younger demographic to cbc. In 2002 CBC Radio 3 launched its online magazine and Haig and the Radio 3 team produced a 100 page issue of the publication weekly. The site that won the hearts of thousands of Canadians and over 20 international awards including two Webby Awards.

  • 2003

    Haig Armen was a key member of a small team asked to develop a broadband pilot project for the cbc. The Home Delivery project came out of a desire to find a way to deliver cbc’s rich media content to people in their homes without them having to go to a lot of work. The weekly “full screen multimedia magazine” began delivering in February 2003.

    Episodes of Home Delivery loaded in the background when a user’s computer was online and had unused bandwidth. In the first three months of the...