Ivan Cruz is a distinguished Creative Technologist, Motion Designer, Educator, and Installation Artist based in Los Angeles. He is an alumnus of the Art Center College of Design, having completed his studies in 2011. Ivan's extensive career includes working as a freelancer on a variety of spatial projects for leading companies such as Apple, Google, Dior, BMW, Netflix, IBM, and the San Diego Airport.
At Art Center, Ivan conducts advanced courses in Mediatecture and Generative Design, with a strong emphasis on human-centered design principles within spatial mediums. He is dedicated to guiding students in developing their own unique tools by innovatively manipulating hardware and software. This approach cultivates creativity and imparts essential skills for effective three-dimensional storytelling, while also fostering a progressive mindset in emerging technologies.