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2018 - Now | Art Director / Designer
Mr. Kite VR, London, UK, Dublin & Cork, Ireland

Art Director & Production Designer for Film & VR Animations
VFX & Art Director on IFTA winning short film “WAVE”
Experimental storytelling, Storyboarding, UX flows, Illustration, Animation & Design

2009 - 2019 | Visiting Lecturer / Tutor / Demonstrator
Central Saint Martins, Royal College of Art, London, UK,
& University of Applied Sciences, Potsdam, Germany & selected schools Dublin, Ireland

Practical workshops, demonstrations & talks, academic tutoring & lecturing for the MA Product Design, MA Communication Design, BA Graphic Design, MA Fine Art courses at the University of the Arts London & the Interaction Design Lab, Potsdam.
Art demos & tutoring for the Junior Cert Schools Programme.

2013 - 2018 | Senior Designer Researcher
Human Experience & Design Group, Microsoft Research Cambridge, UK

Lead UX designer on many projects from blue-skies research to software production design. Creating software flow-diagrams, UI prototypes, UX design and Data Visualization for innovative technology research.
Publications and Patents in Human-Computer Interaction & Design Research

2011 - 2013 | Post-doc Designer
Microsoft Research Cambridge, UK

Interaction Design, braining-storming, sketching, prototyping, testing, User Experience Research. Product & UI design for AI image-tracking systems in Healthcare Research. Interaction design and UX for early real-time hand-tracking VR/AR systems.

2008 - 2011 | Freelance Designer / Film Maker / Photographer
London, UK, & Dublin, Ireland

Directing Music Videos, Art Installations, Animation and Lake Projection at Latitude Festival, Commissions for Make Architects, Jotta & Intel.


2006 -2008
MA Communication Design, Digital Media (Distinction)
Central Saint Martins College of Art & Design, London

2001 -2005BA Fine Art, Media
National College of Art & Design, Dublin, Ireland


2016 • The Pattern Keeps Repeating
Aside-Bside gallery, Hackney Downs Studios, London (Solo Show)

2011 • Remastered
One Marylebone, London (Group show)

2010 • Latitude Festival Lake Installation
Henham Park, Suffolk, UK

2009 • Brain Belt One
Temple Bar Gallery, Dublin (Group show)

2008 • MA CSM Graduate Show
Pall Mall Galeries, London (Group Show)

2004 • Thirteen Tiles
Digital Hub, Dublin (Group show)

Technology & Interaction Design PATENTS

In collaboration with colleagues at Microsoft Research Cambridge

Feedback for object pose tracker
Hand tracking for interaction feedback
Content Item state retrieval system
Hand tracking for user interface operation at a distance
Enhanced techniques for joining teleconference sessions
Companion devices for real-time collaboration in teleconference sessions


Exploring New Metaphors for a Networked World through the File Biography

Siân E. Lindley, Gavin Smyth, Bob Corish, Anastasia Loukianov, Michael Golembewski, Ewa A. Luger, Abigail Sellen.
April 2018: Proceedings of the 2018 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing.

Visualizing Ubiquitously Sensed Measures of Motor Ability in Multiple Sclerosis: Reflections on Communicating Machine Learning in Practice

Cecily Morrison, Kit Huckvale, Bob Corish, Richard Banks, Martin Grayson, Jonas Dorn, Abigail Sellen, Sân Lindley.
July 2018 ACM Transactions on Interactive Intelligent Systems (TiiS) - Special Issue on Human-Centered Machine Learning: Volume 8 Issue 2.

Efficient and precise interactive hand tracking through joint, continuous optimization of pose and correspondences

Jonathan Taylor, Lucas Bordeaux, Thomas Cashman, Bob Corish, Cem Keskin, Toby Sharp, Eduardo Soto, David Sweeney, Julien Valentin, Benjamin Luff, Arran Topalian, Erroll Wood, Sameh Khamis, Pushmeet Kohli, Shahram Izadi, Richard Banks, Andrew Fitzgibbon, Jamie Shotton.
July 2016: SIGGRAPH & ACM Transactions on Graphics (TOG): Volume 35 Issue 4.

Erratum to: Interactional Order and Constructed Ways of Seeing with Touchless Imaging Systems in Surgery

Kenton O'Hara, Gerardo Gonzalez, Graeme Penney, Abigail Sellen, Bob Corish, Helena Mentis, Andreas Varnavas, Antonio Criminisi, Mark Rouncefield, Neville Dastur, Tom Carrell.
June 2016 Computer Supported Cooperative Work: Volume 25 Issue 2-3.

Voice or Gesture in the Operating Room

Helena M. Mentis, Kenton O'Hara, Gerardo Gonzalez, Abigail Sellen, Bob Corish, Antonio Criminisi, Rikin Trivedi, Pierre Theodore.
April 2015: CHI EA '15: Proceedings of the 33rd Annual ACM Conference Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems.

Collaborating with Computer Vision Systems: an Exploration of Audio Feedback

Cecily Morrison, Neil Smyth, Bob Corish, Kenton O'Hara, Abigail Sellen.
June 2014: DIS '14: Proceedings of the 2014 conference on Designing Interactive Systems.

Interactional Order and Constructed Ways of Seeing with Touchless Imaging Systems in Surgery

Kenton O'hara, Gerardo Gonzalez, Graeme Penney, Abigail Sellen, Bob Corish, Helena Mentis, Andreas Varnavas, Antonio Criminisi, Mark Rouncefield, Neville Dastur, Tom Carrell.
June 2014: Computer Supported Cooperative Work: Volume 23 Issue 3.

ASSESS MS: supporting the clinical assessment of Multiple Sclerosis using Kinect 

Cecily Morrison, Bob Corish, Abigail Sellen.
May 2014: PervasiveHealth '14, Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Pervasive Computing Technologies for Healthcare.

Place-onas: shared resource for designing body tracking applications

Cecily Morrison, Bob Corish, Abigail J. Sellen.
April 2014: CHI '14 Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems.

Touchless interaction in surgery

Kenton O'Hara, Gerardo Gonzalez, Abigail Sellen, Graeme Penney, Andreas Varnavas, Helena Mentis, Antonio Criminisi, Bob Corish, Mark Rouncefield, Neville Dastur, Tom Carrell.
January 2014: Communications of the ACM: Volume 57 Issue 1.

Changing perspectives of time in HCI

Siân Lindley, Bob Corish, Elsa Kosmack Vaara, Pedro Ferreira, Vygandas Simbelis.
April 2013: CHI '13 Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems.