Curriculum Vitae (resumé)

summary of professional and educational experience





Born 1976 in Johannesburg, South Africa; Canadian citizen since 1980

Mother tongue English, also fluent in spoken French, Spanish, & German

Experienced traveller including work in Europe, Africa, & South America

Technical competence complemented by great interest in art, music & visual culture



Work Experience


2006 - Present

Senior Designer

Bruce Mau Design. Toronto, Canada


2005 - 2006

Senior Graphic Designer

Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC), New Media Dept.

Projects include the redesign of the homepage and news pages for Toronto, Canada


2004 - Present

Interaction and Web Designer

Assorted freelance and contract design projects

Clients include Bruce Mau Design and Teehan+Lax


2004 - 2005

Interaction Designer

New media research (wearable technology, mobile gaming, visualization)

Banff New Media Institute (BNMI). Banff, Canada


2003 - 2004

Online magazine editor & designer Lübeck, Germany


Mar. 2003

Co-organizer of Zukunftssalon

Future Salon, an interdisciplinary technology & culture seminar

Hamburg, Germany


2001 - 2002

High School Teacher

In languages, math, science, & computers

W.L. MacKenzie Secondary School. Toronto, Canada


Oct. 2001 - Mar. 2002

Web developer & instructor

Oxfam-Québec, Netcorps-Cyberjeunes Program. Al Hoceima, Morocco


1997 - 1999

Radio Host & Technician

CKUT FM 90.3 Radio. Montréal, Canada






Masters of Science in Digital Media (M.Sc.)

International School of New Media (ISNM). University of Lübeck, Germany


Oct. - Dec. 2003

Researcher-in-residence, specialization in visualization

Pierre Lévy's Collective Intelligence Laboratory. University of Ottawa, Canada


1995 - 1999

Bachelor of Science, Major in Physics (B.Sc.)

McGill University. Montréal, Canada



Public Exhibitions


What Will You Do? — Interactive Billboard

Public Installation at Nuit Blanche Toronto 2007

Sep 2007. Toronto, Canada


flowerGarden and Aurora — Visualization Art with Maria Lantin

Public Installation at Speculative Data and the Creative Imaginary

Summer 2007. Washington, D.C., USA


Aurora Dreams — Visualization Art with the Aurora Live Team

Public Installation at various art/science exhibitions

2006. Finland, Latvia and New Zealand.


Company Keeper — Wearable technology garment (produced with team at BNMI)

Siggraph CyberFashion 0100 show, Siggraph 2005 (event featured in Wired)

August 2005. Los Angeles, USA


RealMan: The Surveillance Reality Manipulator — Interactive video installation

New media project exhibition, St. Petri Kirche

January 2004. Lübeck, Germany


Luciano’s Welt Der Träume (Luciano’s World of Dreams) — Short-film installation

New media project exhibition, St. Petri Kirche

January 2004. Lübeck, Germany


Drift: A Journey on the Sea — Sound installation

Transparenz Kulturpromenade (Transparency Cultural Festival) at the Trinkkurhalle

July 2003. Timmendorfer Strand, Germany



Technical Skills


Graphic design

Photoshop, Illustrator, Freehand, Adobe InDesign (typography & page layout), Maxon Cinema 4D (3D modelling)

Web development

Dreamweaver, Fireworks, Flash

Multimedia production

Final Cut Pro (film editing), After Effects (motion graphics & video effects), Sound Forge (sound editing), Logic Audio & Acid (multitrack audio mixing), Quicktime, DVD Studio Pro (DVD production), Ableton Live (live music performance)


proficient: HTML, CSS; intermediate: Actionscript, Processing (Java sketching); some exposure: Javascript, PHP, Java, Max/MSP/Jitter, EyesWeb (real-time video)

Text & presentations

Microsoft Office suite, Adobe Acrobat

Operating systems

PC, Macintosh, some Unix

Technical Equipment

video & still cameras (analog & digital), audio mixing & recording gear