Brent Marshall

Creative Technologist

83 Patricia Ave

Kitchener, ON N2M 1J4

T 647 990 1757

E brent@eightlines.com

W www.eightlines.com

C++ / openFrameworks / ObjC / Java

HTML5 / Responsive

Arduino / Electronics

WrightXM — 2015-Current

Lead Technologist developing technical executions for large scale interactive installations. Equipment specifications, development timelines, client engagement, programming, design, 3D modelling, electronics. Familiarity with LiDAR systems, IR Touch Overlays, OpenCV.

Clients - BMO, Brita, CFL, Mazda, NHL, Rogers, Scotiabank, Samsung, Tangerine, Telus, Toronto Maple Leafs

Technical Consultant — 2013-Current

Project conceptualization, prototype development, technical coding, and costing of early-stage products. Ongoing project fabrications include work in developing circuits in EAGLE, electronic repairs, and SMD soldering. Software work includes Google Glass applications, Unity3D Android bridge, and C++ audio responsive applications.

Clients - UBER, Molson, Absolut, Smokebomb Entertainment

Bronze Cannes Lion for UberSAFE campaign - 2015.

Gold ADCC for UberSAFE campaign - 2015.

Cannes Lion Shortlist for Molson Beer Fridge O’Canada campaign - 2015.

Media Merchants — 2012-2013

Lead Developer managing small specialized teams to develop Out Of Home experiential installations. C++ development using technologies such as OpenCV, OpenNI, Beckon, Arduino, iOS. Drafting technical specifications, conceptualizing pitch documentation, equipment costing & bill of materials, interaction flows, application wireframes.  

Clients - Aeroplan, BCAA, BMO, Mattel, Microsoft, Rogers, Red Bull, Telus, BC Tourism

Recipient of an OOH Day award for BC Tourism campaign - 2013.

Globacore Interactive Technologies — 2011-2012

Multitouch Wall development - C++ programming, hardware installation of large scale multi-monitor walls with multitouch IR overlays for Honda, and Roche.

Mobile Applications targeting Windows Phone 7.5, and Android, for AT&T SXSW installation.

Sonic Boom Creative Media — 2006-2011

Application development - product visualization, geo-spatial tracking and mapping, participatory kiosks, experiential advertising.

Research and Development - implementing a Labs Division to offer new products, conceptual prototypes with direct client application scenarios.

Information Architecture - Technical specifications, system architecture, and application/site user flow documentation.

Clients - Timex, Sirius, Kohler, WWF, Ontario Power Authority, Roma Mouldings, Jamieson Labs

Recipient of the Gold Award of Excellence by the Canadian Public Relations Society (2011) a Bronze Award by the Canadian Marketing Association (2011), and Finalist in the SABRE Awards (2012).

adbeast — 2003-2006

Application design / developer specializing in user interface design, user acceptance testing and implementation. Design and project conceptualization, client presentations, technical resource, scoping of development timelines.

ASP.NET and ASP Classic, XSLTransformations, RSS, Podcasts, Ajax. Strong understanding of W3C standards and ability to develop in CSS, XHTML, and JavaScript.


Cossette Interactive — 1999-2002

Website and template development. Optimizing Javascript / Actionscript code. Technical demonstrations and research projects. Conforming to accessibility guidelines making websites available for people with disabilities.

Recipient of a Cannes Cyberlion (2001) for self-promotional work, and three Applied Arts

(2000/2001) awards for banner and website design.

Education

York University — 1996-2000. Faculty of Fine Arts, Visual Arts / Graphic Design

Awards

Cannes Lion (2015 Bronze) — UberSAFE, Rethink — Innovative Use of Technology

Cannes Shortlist (2015) — Molson Beer Fridge, Rethink — Innovative Use of Technology

ADCC (2015) — UberSAFE, Rethink — Media Innovation, Digital Installation, Innovative Use of Technology

Marketing Awards Gold (2013)  Toronto Humane Society Dog Caller, Rethink — Creative Use of Technology

Technical Abilities

Programming (C++, C#, ObjectiveC, PHP, Processing, Arduino)

Scripting (HTML, Javascript, Node.JS, CSS, XML / XSLT, Actionscript)

Graphic Design & Typography (Web, and Print)