Andrew Quitmeyer

Curriculum Vitae

Ingeniero Multimedial



Georgia Institute of Technology

Ph.D. Digital Naturalism (current)

M.S. Digital Media

2009 - Present


University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

B.S. Industrial Engineering [Highest Honors]

B.A. Film Theory and Production [Campus Honors]

2004 - 2008


Illinois Math and Science Academy

2001 - 2004


Experiencia Profesional

Multi-Agent Robotics and Systems Lab

Lead Software Designer/Documentarian/Insect Wrangler

2010 - Present



Documentarian Officiale



Stupid Fun Club

Researcher / Designer



Synlab - Embodied Digital Creativity

Research Assistant

2009 - 2010


Foreign Language School - Shenzhen, China

Science, English, and Media Educator

2008 - 2009

Head designer of experimental new, participatory and multi-media curricula for
elementary school students in Shenzhen, China

Chinese Storytelling Studio

Founder, Director

2008 - 2009

Developed English and media skills of school children in China

Biographical Study of Moritz Thomsen



Interviewed remote villagers in Esmeraldas, Ecuador about the life and works of
the late Peace Corps author

Cartoon Network - [adultswim]

Production Intern


Worked on animations at all production levels of program development.

The Storytelling Studio

Creator, Director, Educator


Founded children's workshop to promote media literacy and participatory learning. Also produced versions in Ecuador and China to fight against child labor.

Rincon Del Relato

Founder, Director


Developed multimedia and transmedia communication skills in children to fight child labor in Quito, Ecuador.

Family Resiliency Center

Media Specialist


Worked on animations at all production levels of program developmen


Continental Datalabel - Engineering Senior Design

Lead Programmer, Video Specialist


Designed and implemented machine vision error detection systems.

Krannert Performing Arts Center - "Metamorphoses"

Media Director


Crafted and controlled narrative and ambient animations that served as a live, interactive backdrop for the theatrical performance.

Entrepreneurial Engineering



Worked on design and development of new children's toys.

Experimental Music and Video Creation

Official Scientific Inquiry - IMSA


Researched and formed an experimental rock band, supported with the creation
of a collection of music videos and a historical documentary.

Botanical Survey of Midwestern Regions



Leader of biological survey team for IMSA and the University of Iowa

Lista de publicaciones

  • "Ant Hunt: Towards a Validated Model of Live Ant Hunting Behavior." FLAIRS (2012)
  • Mazalek, Ali, Michael Nitsche, Sanjay Chandrasekharan, Tim Welsh, Paul Clifton, Andrew Quitmeyer, Firaz Peer, Friedrich Kirschner. "Recognizing Your Self in Virtual Avatars"International Journal of Art and Technology (IJART) (2012)
  • "Documatic: Participatory, Mobile Shooting Assistant, Pre-Editor, and Groundwork for Semi-Automatic Filmmaking." EuroITV (2012)
  • "I'm in the game: embodied puppet interface improves avatar control." Tangible, Embedded, and Embodied Interaction (2011), pp. 129–13
  • Recognizing Self in Puppet Controlled Virtual Avatars." Fun and Games (2010)


  • Adventuresome, intelligent, adaptable, and creative.
  • Talent for teaching and communicating through any medium.
  • Versatile programming background in QBasic, Android, C++, Processing, PHP.
  • Working fluency in Mandarin Chinese; some Spanish and French.
  • Extensive training in professional design tools, particularly:
    Abobe's entire Creative Suite, Final Cut Pro, Reason, Fruity Loops, Flash, Watchout, AutoCAD, Eclipse, Laser Cutters, 3D printers


  • Recognizing Self in Puppet Controlled Virtual Avatars" accepted to Fun and Games 2010
  • "I'm in the Game: Embodied Puppet Interface Improves Avatar Control" accepted to TEI 2011
  • Four-time recipient of full-tuition, General Assembly Scholarship for academic excellence
  • Recipient of the Robert Byrd Academic Scholarship, Opal Meyers Academic Scholarship
  • Dean's List every semester at the University of Illinois
  • Official selection: New York International Film Festival, DRIP Digital Media Festival (Headliner), Stirfry Student Film Festival, Chicago Future Filmmakers Festival (Winner CCTV Award - Outstanding Chicago Production)
  • Original works featured on Seasons 3-5 of Cartoon Network's Aqua Teen Hunger Force DVDs
  • Accepted to the 2007 Transnational East Asian Film Seminar at Indiana University