Jack Armitage

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Jack is a postdoctoral researcher at the Intelligent Instruments Lab with Prof Thor Magnusson, designing and studying musical instruments imbued with artificial intelligence.

Jack holds a Doctorate in Media and Arts Technologies from Queen Mary University of London, where he studied in Prof. Andrew McPherson’s Augmented Instruments Lab. During his PhD, Jack was a Visiting Scholar at Georgia Tech under Prof. Jason Freeman. Before then, he was a Research Engineer at ROLI after graduating with a BSc in Music, Multimedia & Electronics from the University of Leeds. His research interests include embodied interaction, craft practice and design cognition. He also produces, performs and live codes music as Lil Data, as part of the PC Music record label.

Book a session with Jack to get professional help with: 

  • Creative coding with JavaScript and Python
  • Interaction design, musical instrument design, tangible interface design
  • Real-time audio processing with Bela
  • DIY electronics with sensors, Arduino, Teensy, Adafruit, SparkFun, Maker electronics