Brendan Byrne is a designer from Brooklyn. His work has been exhibited in venues such as the Game Science Center, Eyebeam, and SF MoMA, and featured on Adafruit, Hackaday, and the Daily Dot. In 2013, Brendan founded Kiwi Electronics, a small design and fabrication studio. He holds a master’s in Design and Technology from Parsons School of Design.

Professional Work

2015-19 NYU Game Center Technology Manager Brooklyn, NY
2013-17 Kiwi Electronics Owner and Designer Brooklyn, NY
2009-14 The New School Program Manager New York, NY
2009-11 The Tank Theater Operations Assistant New York, NY


2015-16 Twitter Timeline Fake Love Electronics Designer
2014-16 F21 Screen and Luster Breakfast NY Assembly Technician
2015 Puzzle Synthesizer Andy Cavatorta Assembly Technician
2015 Employable! PETLab Toy Designer
2014 One of Many Ends Phillip Stearns Assembly Technician
2013 Look by Marc Jacobs MoMA PS1 Video Engineer
2013 Beaux Arts Ball Architectural League Video Designer
2011-13 Shakespeare in the Park The Public Theater Lighting Electrician
2011 Flor Azul Blue Flower Studio Electronics Technician
2010 Rubblebucket Highline Ballroom Video Designer
2010 Pulsewave 8bitpeoples Audio Engineer



2013-15    Parsons School of Design MFA Design and Technology New York, NY
2005-08 SUNY Purchase BA Liberal Studies Purchase, NY



2015    Blue Ribbon Selection World Maker Faire
Queens, NY
2015 Blow Everyone Away Award MFA Design and Technology
New York, NY



2019 IT Support Professional Google Mountain View, CA
2019 Insights for Innovation IDEO U San Francisco, CA
2019 Adult First Aid / CPR American Red Cross Washington, DC
2018 Microsoft Excel Udemy Business New York, NY
2015 Technician License ARRL Newington, CT



Software / Languages
Photoshop Microsoft 365
Eagle CADArduino / C
Illustrator CMS Admin
Premiere Slack
Ableton LiveProcessing
Lightroom  Linux OS / Bash
Max MSP JitterHTML / CSS
Leadership Design Thinking Laser Cutting PC Construction
Project Management Rapid Prototyping 3D Printing Audio/Video Systems
Collaboration Graphic Design CNC Operation Live Sound
Public Speaking Digital Photography Documentation Theatrical Lighting
Event Planning Video Production Troubleshooting
OBS / Live Streaming   



2015-19 Thesis Showcase NYU Game Center Brooklyn, NY
2015-19 Anything But Games NYU Game Center Brooklyn, NY
2016-18 Bimonthly Movie Crawl Cineplexer Brooklyn, NY
2012 BFA Graphic Design Parsons School of Design New York, NY
2012 MFA Tech Symposium Parsons School of Design
New York, NY
2010 The City We Imagined Architectural League New York, NY
2010 Living Concrete The New School New York, NY
2010-11 In/Out Media Festival The Knitting Factory New York, NY
2009-11 Bent Festival The Tank Theater Brooklyn, NY



2018 Modular Design Tandon School of Engineering Brooklyn, NY
2017 Intro to Logic Circuits Parsons dorkShop New York, NY
2016 Digital Music Interfaces Circuit Benders Ball Nashville, TN
2015 Noise Systems Center for Transformative Media Brooklyn, NY
2014 Electronic Lipograms Proteus Gowanus New York, NY
2013 Laser Cutting Enclosures Parsons dorkShop Brooklyn, NY
2012 Alt Control Games Bloomfield College Bloomfield, NJ
2010 InterActive Music Make Music New York New York, NY



2018 World Maker Faire New York Hall of Science Queens, NY
2016 Synthesizer Demo Day Knob Con Queens, NY
2016 Resident Showcase Eyebeam: Art + Tech Center Brooklyn, NY
2015 NWS x MFA DT New World Symphony Miami Beach, FL
2015 Designing Multiplicity Parsons School of Design Nashville, TN
2014 NYC Media Lab Summit New York University Brooklyn, NY
2013 Panoramical Game Science Center New York, NY
2013 Aaahcade! SF MoMA New York, NY
2012 Spacewar! Museum of the Moving Image Brooklyn, NY
2012 Ende Tymes Festival Secret Project Robot Bloomfield, NJ
2010 Omega Sound Fix Alfa Gallery New York, NY
2010 Proteus Guy Barash New York, NY