I'm John Mars,

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a Creative Technologist who bridges the gap between the worlds of design and engineering.

I’ve built a portal to another dimension, told stories using motion-tracking and VR, and I even have a patent for mixed-reality haptics.

Clients I've worked with include

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PEN America logo
Android logo
Lyft logo
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Notable projects I've worked on are

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    A life-sized portal that transported Comic-Con attendees into the world of Rick & Morty.

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    A series of permanent installations that showcase Google Cloud technology and partnerships.

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    Design & concepting for Google's first foray into permanent physical retail.

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    Be Internet Awesome

    Help teach kids to be safe online with interactive games and experiences.

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    Wonderful Weekends

    Show off some of the amazing things Google can do to help you have a wonderful weekend.

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    Highlight Google Maps Platform APIs to busy NEXT conference attendees.

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    A magical place where a group can see, feel, and interact with animated characters.

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    Flutter Remix

    Algorithmic art generated in real-time using Flutter's developer tools.

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Tools I use include

  • React (Next.js & Gatsby)
  • Node.js
  • Three.js
  • Arduino & Raspberry Pi
  • Unity
  • TouchDesigner
  • Max / MSP
  • Illustrator & Figma
  • 3D Printers & Laster Cutters

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