Bruce is a designer (and musician) turned coder who enjoys creating interactive experiences that are various combinations of engaging, sensory and useful. He has experience with a variety of languages – C++, C#, JavaScript, HTML, CSS, Objective-C, Python, PHP to name a few. He has built websites, mobile apps, backend systems, API’s, interactive physical installations with all sorts of hardware integration, and audio synthesis/manipulation apps.

He received his MFA in Design & Technology from Parsons The New School for Design, where he has also worked and taught. He holds a Diploma in Advertising & Public Relations Management and a Bachelor of Commerce with a major in Company & Labor Law, as well.

As a developer, Bruce has worked at Potion, Big Spaceship and Aviary. He has had the opportunity to work with clients such as Yale University Press, National Museum of Natural History, Ohio State University – Wexner Medical Center, The Richard Avedon Foundation, Brooklyn Historical Society, Google, Chobani, Hewlett-Packard and Shake Shack.

At ustwo, Bruce focuses on Full-Stack development and emerging technology. Most recently, he has worked on SSENSE’s new editorial website and been involved in Augmented and Virtual Reality initiatives.

In his spare time, Bruce pursues musical and artistic endeavors which involve creating and performing electronic music, and live video performances with experimental underground musicians.


Awards, Recognition & Press

2015

Creative Applications Network / Deserve [Interactive visual experiment for bruzed by Nick Hardeman] / May 2015

2014

Communication Arts Interactive Annual 20 / Interaction of Color, Yale University Press / March 2014
Wall Street Journal / In Pursuit of Freedom, Brooklyn Historical Society / January 2014
NY Times / In Pursuit of Freedom, Brooklyn Historical Society / January 2014
Brooklyn News 12 / In Pursuit of Freedom, Brooklyn Historical Society / January 2014
Brooklyn Daily Eagle / In Pursuit of Freedom, Brooklyn Historical Society / January 2014
Fabryka Magazine / Animus Apparatus / October 2014
Mantis Radio 163 + PRCA / broken [Speak Onion remix], Animus Apparatus / August 2014

2013

Communication Arts Advertising Annual 54 / Interaction of Color, Yale University Press / November 2013
Spark Design Awards / Spark! Winner [App Design] / Interaction of Color, Yale University Press
Webby Award Winner [Food & Drink] / Shake Shack

2012

Communication Arts / Webpick of the Day / Shake Shack
How Design / Behind the Design / Shake Shack
W3 Awards / Best In Show [Website] / What Do You Love?, Google
Golden Award of Montreux / Gold [Consumer Products] / What Do You Love?, Google

2011

Tomorrow Awards / Winner / What Do You Love?, Google

2010

Adobe Design Achievement Awards / Semifinalist [Application Development] / Shredboard
The Huffington Post / Tweetcatcha / November 2010
UCLA / Art|Sci Center and California Nano Systems Institute [CNSI] / social sqncr / June 2010
MIT / Hyperstudio / Humanities + Digital Visual Interpretations Conference / May 2010
visual complexity / Tweetcatcha / February 2010
information aesthetics / Tweetcatch / February 2010

2009

Open Society Institute’s Public Health Program and Parsons CDT / Summer Fellowship
Make: / Diver / April 2009
boingboing / Tweetlite / April 2009

2008

World Wide Web Awards / Gold Web Award 2008 / Adina’s Deck