Staff Profiles: Jack Ruskin

Jack Ruskin

Staff Profile: Jack Ruskin
Lecturer in Interactive Media and Media Production

Jack Ruskin

Jack Ruskin

Lecturer in Interactive Media and Media Production

Music and Media

Jack Ruskin lectures across design and interactive media with an interest in the proliferation of mediating technology and ubiquitous computing and the implications for contemporary media and arts practitioners.

Biography

Jack lectures across digital design and interactive media with an interest in the proliferation of mediating technology and ubiquitous computing (smartphones, wearable technology, Internet of Things, geolocation devices, digital art and telematics) and the implications for contemporary media and arts practitioners.

Prior to teaching he worked for over a decade in the interactive industry; working as a designer and project manager on digital projects for a diverse range of companies and organisations including Sony, Orange, O2, Audi, O'Neil, Natural England, DEFRA and many others.

Qualifications

Award Title Institution
BA (Hons) Fine Art & Contemporary Critical Theory Goldsmiths College, University of London
MSc Digital Futures / Digital Art and Technology Plymouth University

Teaching and research

Research

Currently undertaking a PhD in mediated communication and digital technology at Plymouth University.