Charlie Whitney is a senior software engineer with 20 years of experience who specializes in creating intuitive and user-friendly experiences. His practice focuses on integrating emerging technologies in new and unique ways, with the goal of inspiring joy and awe. As a generalist, he uses a wide variety of technologies not limited to C++, front-end web frameworks, python, Unity and other game engines, electrical engineering, and 3D design and fabrication.

Charlie was a co-founder of the studios Red Paper Heart and MTNGODS, as well as an inaugural member of the NEW INC program, and adjunct faculty at the Design and Technology Program at the New School in New York City. He is currently a Lead Creative Technologist at BUCK.

In his spare time, he maintains the open-source bike racing software SilverSprints and is currently writing a web app to unwrap 3D topology into paper patterns.

Selected Speaking and Workshops

  • 2016 Workshop, Versions VR Conference, New York, NY w/ Wilson Brown (Antfood)
  • 2015 Panel, CMJ Music Marathon - Shaping the Future: Music, Technology and Creative Collaboration, New York, NY
  • 2015 Workshop, Tasmeem Doha, Doha Qatar w/ Sougwen Chung
  • 2014 Speaker, Pioneerworks, Software for Artists Day, Brooklyn, NY
  • 2013 Speaker, FITC Toronto, Toronto, Canada
  • 2012 Speaker, HPX Explosion, Halifax, Canada
  • 2012 Speaker, FITC Toronto, Toronto, Canada
  • 2012 Speaker, Reasons to be Creative, New York, NY

Selected Exhibitions

  • 2016 Giant Gestures, Panorama Music Festival, New York NY
  • 2015 DELQA, NEW INC at the New Museum, New York, NY
  • 2015 R.E.M.X., Arad, Romania
  • 2015 Jump In, F5 Festival, New York, NY w/ Antfood and Buck LA
  • 2014 Pulse, Featured Artist - BMWi Born Electric Tour, New York, NY w/ Red Paper Heart
  • 2013 Playground Deconstructed, Museum of the Moving Image, Queens, NY w/ Red Paper Heart
  • 2013 Hug Party, FITC Toronto, Toronto, Canada w/ Red Paper Heart
  • 2011 Cycling Classic, Escape to New York Festival, New York, NY W/ Red Paper Heart