Javier Cruz

Assistant Professor
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Javier Cruz is a technologist and visual artist who creates and designs with cutting-edge technology. His use of multimedia and interactive environments has allowed him to work across the industry, including a position at the award-winning interactive studio Volvox Labs. Through the integration of video, sound, architecture, and digital art, Cruz bridges the gap between experiential technology, audio, and digital design.

Cruz also works as a freelance technologist, composer, and sound designer, which allows him the freedom to pursue projects in collaboration with talented artists and exciting companies. At the heart of many of his projects is an interest in blending the real and the fantastic to create thrilling interactive experiences for his clients. 

Career Highlights
  • Worked with Verizon, Microsoft, Swarovski, Netflix, SoulCycle, and more
  • Collaborated with EchoRev, a musical duo that incorporates Cruz's live generative visuals and custom computer systems into their live performances
  • Gold Award, Experience Design and Technology Awards
  • Award in Spatial Design, Art Directors Club
  • B.M., Berklee College of Music
  • M.F.A., School of Visual Arts