Ruben Markowitz

Designer
Lightswitch San Francisco
tel: +1 415 332 7284 x 209
tel: +1.781.572.4420
rmarkowitz@lightswitch.net

Ruben Markowitz brings a unique blend of art and science to Lightswitch. The Carnegie Mellon grad’s diverse background includes robotics, theater, and interactive technology and media design. Ruben earned his technical stripes as a designer and prototype developer of robotics, interactive exhibits, and experiences at art, science and history museums. While pursuing his BFA in Lighting Design, he designed the lighting for operas, plays, dance performances, and immersive environments, integrating human-scale technology with tactile interfaces to control virtual and physical environments. His artistic eye and scientific mind inform his work, utilizing high-technology and at-scale prototyping to design comfortable and visually stimulating environments in themed entertainment, architecture, and public spaces.