MA Digital Arts, University of the Arts London, 2012
BA Music with Digital Arts, Dartington College of Arts, 2008
Darren is the project lead and lead software architect and developer for all our interactive software overseeing bespoke teams of developers and artists, heading up quality control, mentoring and skills development.
Darren began building location based experiences in 2009 with HMC Interactive and has over 13 years’ experience programming single and multiuser interactives, reactive media and back-end functionality such as recording, storing and managing visitor data, computer vision motion tracking including OptiTrack, RealSense and Kinect, RFID and physical interfaces including Arduino and Phidget, VR and AR systems including Vive, Oculus and ARCore.
Unity 3D and 2D development, VR/AR and 360 Video.
C#, .NET, C++, Python, PHP, NodeJS, SQL.
Alongside software development, Darren has extensive and passionate experience in theatre and live performance. He has worked as Technical and Stage Manager for Forest Fringe at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Technical Manager for international theatre company Living Structures and for the past 6 years has been a collaborator and Production Manager for the award winning Paper Birds Theatre Company.
2010 - Bahrain National Charter Monument – 3 Interactive Exhibits
2010 - Interactive Pond, London Wetlands Centre, Barnes
2011 - Paparazzi Wall at the Sky Backstage Bar, O2 Arena, London
2011 - Modelling the Climate, Science Museum, London
2012 - Virtual Tour, Charles Dickens Museum, London
2012 - Haileybury School History App
2013 - Devonport Guildhall and Column Audio Tour
2013 - King Salman Since Oasis– 4 Interactive Exhibits
2014 - Energy Science Centre, Dhahran – 4 Interactive Exhibits
2015 - Ahmad Al-Jaber Oil & Gas Exhibition – 12 Interactive Exhibits
2016 - Fethard Horse Country Experience – 3 Interactive Exhibits
2017 - Shell Polymers Interactive Wall, National Plastics Expo
2017 - Sheikh Abdullah Al Salem Cultural Centre, Kuwait City – 22 Interactive Exhibits
2018 - Our Energy Futures, Make the Future Live 2018
2019 - Atturaif Visitor Reception Center, Riyadh – 11 Interactive Exhibits
2019 - The War of the Worlds – The Immersive Experience – 4 VR Experiences