An Open-Source Author
Node OSX Notifier | OSX Notifications over HTTP
A NodeJS server that transforms HTTP requests into notifications on The OSX Notification Center. The module has become popular amongst individual developers who do self-monitoring of their applications.
A Mobile-First DeveloperCurrent Interest: Transactions and Cryptocurrency
Verbatim | Real-Time Closed-Captioning
An iOS application that creates a virtual closed-captioning network for events. Users may subscribe to the microphone output of other phones, as well as caption writer output. In addition, the app streams pictures from the source phones, allowing for a rich sharing experience.
OddJob | Real-time Micro Services
An Android application for requesting service or goods from local vendors. Operates at a micro-scale, emphasizing immediacy and local availability. Currently in closed private alpha for user acceptance testing. Builds available upon request.
FaceDroid | Facial-Detection Memes
A Google Hackathon submission for creating memes on Android. FaceDroid uses a facial detection algorithm and the physical camera interface to detect and super-impose Android faces onto photos.
An Embedded Software HobbyistCurrent Interest: Wearable Tech
Hype Machine for Roku | A Streaming Music Client
TrafficBox | Embedded Traffic Light Web Server
Source code and instructional documentation for creating an embedded web-server on an Arduino. The server responds to HTTP requests to control solid-state relays in a modified traffic light. Currently implemented as a monitoring system for local continuous integration in Jenkins.
A Back-End, Scalability EngineerCurrently building Taviti using Golang
Truman | Deferred Method Calls in PHP
A pure, PHP implementation of an asynchronous message passing system and job-queue. Truman gives PHP developers the only native, open-source job queue available in the market. Open-sourced under the RentJuice Organization.
Airbrake for PHP | A Notification Client
A PHP client for tracking user-triggered errors in production. The client injects itself into the PHP page lifecycle, and reports errors to a user-specified account on Airbrake.
A User Interaction, Design Specialist
Postlets.com | Post Rental Listings For Free
As part of his work at Zillow, Jon lead the interaction design and implementation of the Postlets.com user interface. Highlights include a custom client-to-S3 upload interface and a mobile-optimized version of the website.
TacionJS | Second Screen Presentations
Invited to Madrid to give a talk about TacionJS, a jQuery Mobile framework for building second screen presentations on the web. Makes use of the fantastic, real-time service Pusher.io to synchronize page control.
Real Experience Across Industries* Full list available upon request.
Founder | Taviti
The technical co-founder, along with Matthew Davie, of Taviti - A modern marketplace for Yoga. Notably, the student portal is a one-of-a-kind responsive web application, leveraging a multitude of languages and frameworks to achieve a sophisticated, portable user interface. Every technical component from the interface to the distributed server infrastructure, was built by hand, with care.
Senior Software Engineer | Zillowvia RentJuice Acquisition
Leadership role with duties including development of the Postlets.com front-end, creation of two continuous integration systems, and various social integrations. Complete product implementations in several languages and stacks, with a primary focus in the LAMP stack. Notably listed as "inventor" in Zillow patent for online rental-application software.
Senior Software Engineer | Disney Interactive Mediavia Playdom Acquisition
Architect behind studio-wide application container for social games. Focus on creating context-agnostic APIs for the game development teams, tested against successful launch of two games. Implemented architectures handling tiered growth, with upwards of one million unique users per month.
Software Engineer + Designer | Pixelpipe
Lead designer and engineer behind the desktop user-interface and the WebOS mobile client. Side roles including development of in-house monitoring and operations tools.
Certifications and Degrees
iOS Developer | Codepath
Android Developer | Codepath
Completed the free, eight-week bootcamp focused on training professional engineers to create native Android applications. Jon's Codepath team project, OddJob, won "Best Android App" as chosen by a panel of industry-leading judges.
Scrum Master | Scrum Alliance
Received certification for completing "Scrum Master" training, a variant of agile programming. Able to implement methodologies within the workplace, for organizations with new or existing agile development patterns.
Bachelors of Science, Computer Engineering | Santa Clara University
Honored with Santa Clara's Award for Technical Excellence for work on senior capstone project. Focuses on machine learning, design, automation and graphics.