Joaquin Jimenez

Joaquin Jimenez

Sound and Music Computing / Ableton Certified TrainerMexico City, Mexico
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Joaquin Jimenez

Joaquin Jimenez

Sound and Music Computing / Ableton Certified TrainerMexico City, Mexico
About me
Lecturer and artist who works at the intersection of sound, visual and Computer Science. Has been awarded a master’s degree in Sound and Music Computing, and also a master’s degree in Computer Sciences. Received the recognition of being the first Ableton Certified Trainer in Latin America. His work is based on an interdisciplinary approach, experimentation, and combination of a variety of techniques and tools to produce sound art, visual music, and sound design. As a performer, he has found a way to explore new possibilities of the man/machine relationship, developing a successful track record in the field of live performance using computers. Creates his own production and sound design techniques merging creative technology and sound to produce glitch sounds, wall of sound textures, dub production techniques, granular synthesis and generative music. Performs internationally in festivals and events like Bauhaus University in Germany, Mutek Festival in Spain, Fusebox Festival in the US, Main Square Plaza in Mexico City, and others. Joaquín lectures in top universities his techniques for sound design, music production and live performance of audiovisual projects, also founded his own school where he provides custom and advanced courses. Founder and organizer of Ableton Mexico Usergroup, a community of music creators who meet regularly to share and learn together. He is currently working on new media art projects involving the use of data and computing technologies to create expressive synaesthetic conversions from the man machine interaction. To learn more about Joaquín, please visit
  • Animal Tracassé
    Animal TracasséContemporary dance, Sound Art and performance piece by artist Ragnar Chacín where I created, recorded and designed all sounds, as well as the interactive music and composition system in Ableton Live and Max/MSP to be performed live by artist Virna Kozz.
  • Infinite Spaces
    Infinite SpacesInfinite Spaces (Live) By Joaquin Jimenez-Sauma Building Spaces Listen Here
  • Ecos del Bosque
    Ecos del BosqueEcos del Bosque Audio-reactive videomapping installation supported and commisioned by Mexico's Found of Culture and Arts made in conjunction with MadMind Studio. All music and interactivity with Theremini created and designed by Joaquin Jimenez-Sauma.
Work history
    LecturerSAE Institute
    Madrid, SpainFull Time
    Lecturer in Audio Engineering bachelor degree, electronic music, videogame programming and Ableton Live.
  • Ableton Live
  • Ableton
  • Python
  • Music Production
  • Live Performance
  • Sound Design
  • Electronic Music
  • Max MSP
    MasterUniversitat Pompeu Fabra
    Barcelona, Spain
    The mission of the SMC Master is to train the professionals that will push forward the sound and music technologies of the new information society. By combining practical and theoretical approaches in topics such as audio signal processing, machine learning, perception & cognition, interactive systems, and semantic technologies, the program gives the scientific and technological background needed to start a research or professional career. This program prepares its students for the research and development tasks that support practical applications related to the analysis, description, synthesis, transformation, and production of sound and music signals.