July 25, 2017

About

Teaching Unity C# and HoloLens in JapanTeaching Unity and C# for HoloLens and Vive, at Kosen Institute in Kagoshima, Japan, 2017.

Joel Dittrich AB

XR / Web Developer, with main tools Unity C# and React. Based in Stockholm, available globally – remote and on location!

Work in full-stack web, virtual / augmented / mixed reality, projected AR, lights (IoT), AI (computer vision, motion capture) and technical direction.

Driven by curiosity, passion and innate grit, with a knack for challenges and R&D, +22 years of full-time creative-technical experience, running my own company for +14 years. Had shows and done teacher work in Japan, China, Taiwan, USA, Canada, Itanly, France, Germany and Sweden. I’ve been employed part-time as Associate Professor (Senior Lecturer).

Clients, Selection

Microsoft, Spotify, Nike, Nikon, Sony, Jaguar, Carlsberg, University of California, Taipei University of The Arts, KTH University, Konstfack University, Berghs School of Communication, Beckmans School of Design, Universität der Künste (Berlin), Fotografiska Museum, Färgfabriken Contemporary Art, Svenska Institutet (Paris), National Museum of Science and Technology / BankerWessel (Stockholm), Sveriges Television, Sveriges Radio, Kommunal Union, Robyn / Johan Söderberg, MTG Studios, Elektra International Digital Art Festival (Montreal), Of Course Creative Coding (Shanghai, Beijing), Café Orwell (New York), Beautiful Noise (San Francisco), Vision’r (Paris), LPM (Rome), Digital Art Center (Taipei, Taiwan), Kosen Institute (Kagoshima, Japan), etc.

Code, Software & Hardware

  • XR – Unity C#, Unreal C++, Spark, Quixel, lights (IoT), WebXR
  • Web – React (Node, Express, MongoDB), JavaScript, REST, HTML, CSS, WordPress, Bootstrap, p5, CLI, Azure
  • Security – Cloud / server, pen-testing, endpoint protection, hardening
  • Projected AR – Azure Kinect / AI (computer vision, motion tracking), Cinema, Redshift

Project Highlights – Selection

  • XR Development – Lead Developer & Technical Artist on project in mixed reality and projected AR, integrating HoloLens, IoT-lights (Philips Hue), sound and video projections, to tell a story in an immersive and engaging way, for an enterprise client in technology (TBA), in Stockholm, as full-time contractor, using Unity and C#.
  • Web Development – CSS, security advice and facelift on WordPress-site Alleato.se, as freelance (design by MW Reklam).
  • Projected AR Development – Technical Lead/Director on project in 3D animation and projected AR, on outdoor facade and indoor gallery, for the Swedish Institute, in Paris, as full-time contractor, using Cinema 4D, Redshift, Octane, Disguise and Resolume.

XR Development – Augmented / Virtual / Mixed Reality

  • 2021 – 2022 CA // TBA – Lead Developer & Technical Artist (HoloLens, Unity, C#), Toronto, Canada
  • 2019 – 2021 SE // Frever (Friend Factory) – The Future of Expression (advice), Stockholm, Sweden
  • 2019 SE // TBA (NDA) – Lead Developer & Technical Artist (HoloLens, Unity, C#), Stockholm, Sweden
  • 2018 SE // National Museum of Science and Technology, BankerWessel (Exhibit plan in VR – Unity, C#), Stockholm
  • 2017 CN // DA+ M50 (‘Futurism’ – HoloLens, Unity, C#), exhibition in Shanghai, China
  • 2017 JP // Kosen Institute (‘Futurism’ – HoloLens, Unity, C#), exhibition in Kagoshima, Japan
  • 2017 SE // Färgfabriken – VR_Sci+Art Fest (‘Morph’ – HoloLens, Unity, C#), exhibition in Stockholm, Sweden
  • 2017 – 2018 SE // MTG – Modern Times Group (advice and R&D – Unity, C#), Stockholm, Sweden

Web Development

  • 2021 // Frangie – Landing page (React, Photoshop, After Effects)
  • 2020 – 2021 // Alleato (WordPress, CSS, security)
  • 2020 – 2021 // Fastlane Design/Josef Lane – Portfolio site (WordPress, CSS)
  • 2019 – 2021 // Start With a Pen/Oskar Stjärne – Portfolio site (WordPress, CSS)
  • 2017 – 2021 // Cyber Security & Technical Support (WordPress, CSS)
  • 2014 – 2015 // GNUČČI, Sony Music (WordPress, CSS)
  • 2011 – 2012 // H-A-C-K, Färgfabriken – Exhibition site (WordPress, CSS)
  • 2010 – 2011 // Xooioox – iOS game (WordPress, CSS)
  • 2009 – 2011 // Hakan Lidbo Inc – Portfolio site (WordPress, CSS)
  • 2009 – 2010 // The Guerilla Market – Fashion store (WordPress, WooCommerce, CSS)
  • 2007 – 2008 // Travel For You – Travel agency (HTML, CSS)
  • 2005 – 2007 // Q-lan – Community center (HTML, CSS)
  • 2005 – 2020 // Joel Dittrich/this site (WordPress, CSS, JavaScript/p5)
  • 2003 – 2005 // JB – Artist site (HTML, CSS)
  • 2000 – 2003 // I ♥ AGP – Artist collective site (HTML, CSS)
  • 1998 – 2005 // Various (HTML, CSS, Flash, Dreamweaver)

Technical Direction

  • 2020 – 2021 SE // Grow (various projects – projected AR, holograms), Stockholm, Sweden
  • 2020 SE // Konstfack University (XR-headsets, projectors), Stockholm, Sweden
  • 2019 SE // Spotify (high performance PCs, networking, backup system), Stockholm, Sweden
  • 2019 FR // Swedish Institute in Paris (high performance PC, projectors, VR-gear), France
  • 2018 SE // National Museum of Science and Technology (projectors, projection mapping), Stockholm
  • 2018 SE // BankerWessel (high performance Macs, networking, backup system), Stockholm, Sweden
  • 2017 – 2021 SE // Berghs School of Communication (high performance PCs, backup server), Stockholm, Sweden
  • 2017 SE // Konstfack University (high performance PCs), Stockholm, Sweden
  • 2015 SE // Carlsberg : GFC – Grandins Flying Circus (projection mapping), Stockholm, Sweden
  • 2012 SE // Nike : Nine Yards (projection mapping), Stockholm, Sweden

Projected AR / Video Projection Exhibitions

  • 2020 SE // Cirkus Stökholm – Institutet (‘Solstice’ – large scale outdoor laser and video projections), Öland, Sweden
  • 2019 SE // Spotify – Lead Developer & Technical Artist (Unity, C#), Stockholm, Sweden
  • 2019 FR // Swedish Institute in Paris (‘Movement’ – indoor object projection mapping), France
  • 2019 FR // Swedish Institute in Paris (‘Enter’ – outdoor facade projection mapping), France
  • 2018 SE // Modern Times Group (‘Cyber Space’ – interactive hologram – Kinect, Unity, C#), Stockholm, Sweden
  • 2016 SE // Kommunal Kongress (‘Light’ – interactive projection – TouchDesigner), Stockholm, Sweden
  • 2014 SE // SVT – Swedish Public Service TV (‘Bright’ – projections), Stockholm, Sweden
  • 2011 SE // Färgfabriken (‘H-A-C-K’ – interactive analogue A/V installation), Stockholm, Sweden
  • 2010 US // Café Orwell (‘Dislocation’), New York City, USA
  • 2010 SE // Swop Art Gallery (‘White Cube, Black Box’), Stockholm, Sweden
  • 2007 SE // Avant-Garde (‘Jungle’), Stockholm, Sweden
  • 2004 SE // Svaj (‘Jungle’), Stockholm, Sweden

Projected AR / Video Projection Live & Interactive

  • 2014 DE // Kassel Dok Fest (‘WN/BN’ – A/V), Kassel, Germany
  • 2014 SE // SC Snösätra – UG Rave (‘WN/BN’ – A/V), Stockholm, Sweden
  • 2014 TW // Digital Art Center – DAC (‘WN/BN’ – A/V), Taipei, Taiwan
  • 2014 TW // Smoke Machine/The Corner (‘WN/BN’ – A/V), Taipei, Taiwan
  • 2013 IT // Live Performers Meeting – LPM (‘WN/BN’ – A/V), Rome, Italy
  • 2013 SE // Bang Bang Bar/Södra Teatern (‘WN/BN’ – A/V), Stockholm, Sweden
  • 2013 CA // Elektra International Digital Art Festival (‘WN/BN’ – A/V), Montreal, Canada
  • 2013 US // Beautiful Noise Series (‘WN/BN’ – A/V), San Francisco, USA
  • 2013 SE // Spotify (‘Faithless’ – VJ), Stockholm, Sweden
  • 2012 SE // Fotografiska Museum (‘F 1-6’ – VJ), Stockholm, Sweden
  • 2011 FR // Vision´r Fest (‘WN/BN’ – A/V), Paris, France
  • 2011 SE // Fotografiska Museum (Tidningsutgivarna – VJ), Stockholm, Sweden
  • 2010 SE // Electroacoustic Music in Sweden – EMS /Rikskonserter (VJ), Stockholm, Sweden
  • 2010 US // Share/Issue Project Room (‘Dislocation’ – A/V), New York City, USA
  • 2010 US // O-Space/One Arm Red (‘Dislocation’ – VJ), New York City, USA
  • 2010 SE // Norbergfestival (VJ), Norberg, Sweden
  • 2010 SE // Volt/Uppsala Konsert & Kongress (‘AMT’ – A/V), Sweden
  • 2010 SE // Museum of World Culture/Video Riot (VJ )– Gothenburg, Sweden
  • 2009 SE // New Media Meeting (VJ), Norrköping, Sweden
  • 2009 SE // Sveriges Radio – Arts Birthday/Ström i P2, Södra Teatern (VJ), Stockholm, Sweden
  • 2008 SE // Konstfack Underground (‘Vita Havets Botten’ – A/V), Stockholm
  • 2008 SE // Drumcode – UG Rave (‘Hyper Hyper’ – VJ), Stockholm
  • 2008 DE // Svaj – Crew Showcase (‘Sthlm – Brln’), Berlin
  • 2008 SE // Konstfack Spring Party (‘Triple Head’ – VJ), Stockholm
  • 2008 SE // Sveriges Radio SR/Berwaldhallen (‘Dark Light’ – VJ), Stockholm, Sweden
  • 2008 SE // 2.35:1 – Berns/Swedish VJ Union (VJ), Stockholm, Sweden
  • 2007 SE // Socially Hazardous – UG Rave (VJ), Stockholm, Sweden
  • 2006 SE // Svaj Klubb (curator, resident VJ), Stockholm, Sweden
  • 2004 SE // Svaj Café (curator, VJ), Stockholm, Sweden

Teaching: Employments

  • 2020 – 2021 SE // Konstfack University of Arts, Crafts and Design, Adjunct Instructor / Lecturer, Stockholm, Sweden (part-time)
  • 2013 – 2018 SE // Dalarna University – Audiovisual Production, Associate Professor / Senior Lecturer, Falun, Sweden (part-time)

Teaching: Consulting

  • 2017 – 2018 DE // IFS International Film School, Cologne, Germany
  • 2017 – 2017 SE // Konstfack University – Fine Arts, and Teacher Education, Stockholm, Sweden
  • 2017 – 2017 JP // Kosen Institute – Kagoshima Technical College, Japan
  • 2017 – 2017 CN // Of Course – Creative Coding School, Shanghai & Beijing, China
  • 2016 – 2017 DE // SRH University – Hochschule der populären Künste, Berlin, Germany
  • 2014 – 2017 SE // KMH University – Royal College of Music, Stockholm, Sweden
  • 2014 – 2016 SE // Hyper Island, Stockholm, Sweden
  • 2013 – 2019 SE // Beckmans School of Design, Stockholm, Sweden
  • 2013 – 2017 SE // KTH University – School of Computer Science and Communication, Stockholm, Sweden
  • 2011 – 2018 SE // Berghs School of Communication, Stockholm, Sweden
  • 2010 – 2017 SE // Forsbergs School for Graphic Design and Advertising, Stockholm, Sweden
  • 2010 – 2013 SE // Dalarna University – Audiovisuell Produktion, Falun, Sweden (continued as employee)

Teaching: One offs

  • 2018 DE // Hack & Tell (C-Base): Intro to D.I.Y. eGPU, Berlin, Germany
  • 2018 SE // VR_Sci+Art Fest (KTH University – School of Computer Science and Communication): XR hack developer support, Stockholm, Sweden
  • 2017 DE // UdK – Universität der Künste: Intro to mixed reality (HoloLens), Berlin, Germany
  • 2017 SE // The Educational XR Initiative (MTG): XR-hackathon at Berghs, Stockholm
  • 2014 TW // Taipei National University of the Arts: Intro to live A/V and projection mapping, Taiwan
  • 2013 US // University of California Santa Cruz: : Intro to live A/V and projection mapping, USA
  • 2013 DE // Scope Sessions (Panke Culture): Intro to live A/V, Berlin, Germany
  • 2009 SE // New Media Meeting: Art theory as starting point, Norrköping, Sweden

Affiliations

  • 2017 – 2020 SE // Immersivt, former VR Sverige (advisor)
  • 2017 – 2019 SE // VR_Sci+Art Fest (hackathon developer/technical support, curator, exhibitor)
  • 2009 – 2010 SE // Volt, Uppsala Konsert & Kongress (curator, advisor)
  • 2008 – 2020 SE // Swedish VJ Union (co-founder, curator, writer)
  • 2004 – 2008 SE // Svaj (curator, resident artist)

Education

  • 2011 – 2011 SE // EMS The Electronic Music Studio – Sound Design & Studio Technology, Stockholm
  • 2010 – 2010 US // School of Visual Arts, Dep. of Art History – The Fourth Dimension: Video, Space and The Broken Screen, New York City
  • 2010 – 2010 US // Parsons New School For Design; Dep. of Fine Art – Abstracting The Figure, New York City
  • 2010 – 2011 SE // Södertörn University – Motion Graphics & Post-production, Stockholm
  • 2010 – 2011 SE // Konstfack University, Dep. of Fine Arts – Photography and Video Art History (I/II), Stockholm
  • 2009 – 2010 SE // Konstfack University, Dep. of Interdisciplinary Studies – Theories, Methods & Practices, Stockholm
  • 2009 – 2009 SE // Konstfack University, Dep. of Graphic Design and Illustration – Advanced Digital Image Treatment, Stockholm
  • 2004 – 2009 SE // Konstfack University, Dep. of Teacher Education – Teacher in Art, Design & Visual Culture, Stockholm
  • 2003 – 2004 SE // Nyckelviksskolan – Foundational Arts & Crafts, Stockholm
  • 1999 – 2002 SE // Rudbecksskolan – Media Program: Graphic Design, Web Design (HTML, CSS), Audio, Video & Journalism, Stockholm
  • 1998 – ongoing // Autodidact/self taught; Daily indulgence in books and online training – Always up to date, relevant and cutting edge

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