Since 2006 he has been developing R&D within the UTAustin-Portugal program for Digital Media, where he is now National Outreach Program Director, and where he curates the annual digital media festival FuturePlaces since 2008.
Since 2003, under the alias Autodigest, Heitor has released a series of sound documents on various music labels (Ash International, Touch, Cronica Electronica, The Tapeworm). With these labels he has also produced stage visuals for Fennesz, Biosphere, Pangeia, Max Eastley and BJNilsen, among others.
Heitor is currently art director for the editorial outcomes of Manobras no Porto, a singer at Stopestra, and co-owns the random music label 333. His research interests currently gravitate towards participatory media, creative citizenship action and cultural criminology.