Teaching

& Mentorship



2016 - 2020

FACULTY @ UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA
Los Angeles, California
Lecturer in tangible media, collaborative Interface design, rapid prototyping, electronics.

2018 - 2020

FOUNDER & DIRECTOR @ SLIM SHADER
Los Angeles, California
A monthly gathering for designers, artists, and engineers working with shaders in immersive environments.

2016 - present

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT MENTOR @ ARTCENTER COLLEGE OF DESIGN
Pasadena, California
Career and portfolio mentorship for interaction design students.

2013 - present

PORTFOLIO REVIEWER @ UCLA DESIGN MEDIA ARTS
Los Angeles, California
Annual portfolio review and mentorship with senior design students.

2018 - 2019

THESIS ADVISOR @ PARSONS SCHOOL OF DESIGN, THE NEW SCHOOL
New York City, New York
Masters thesis advisor in Strategic Design and Management.

2017

HIVE ADVISORY COUNCIL MEMBER @ CALARTS SCHOOL OF ART
Valencia, California
Hybrid Incubator for Visionary Entrepreneurs council member with Oblong Industries.

2012 - 2015

INTERACTION DESIGN INSTRUCTOR @ UCLA EXTENSION
Los Angeles, California
Wearable Computing, Art & Electronics, HTML5.

2009 - 2014

FOUNDER & DIRECTOR @ FEEDBAG
Los Angeles, California
A monthly gathering for designers, artists, and engineers working with creative code, physical computing, and interactive installations.

2009 - 2011

TEACHING ASSISTANT @ UCLA
Los Angeles, California
Design Media Arts: Visual Communication I & II, Typography, Interactivity, Programming.

2003 - 2005

INTERACTION DESIGN INSTRUCTOR @ MICA PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE
Baltimore, Maryland
UI/UX, Flash, Actionscript, Web Design.