Jess Brown, Software Developer in Monroe, GA, United States
Jess Brown

Software Developer in Monroe, GA, United States

Member since March 18, 2014
Jess is a Rails developer with an entrepreneurial mindset and a business / financial education. He has many years of experience with small and large web applications and APIs, as well as significant front-end development experience (HTML/CSS/JavaScript).
Jess is now available for hire




Monroe, GA, United States



Preferred Environment

Mac OS X, Rails, Vim, Terminal, tmux, RSpec

The most amazing...

...thing I've developed is an application for university students to take examinations.


  • Lead Developer

    2010 - PRESENT
    • Developed a platform for professors to publish text books and supporting content for their classes.
    • Created a module for professors to create assignments.
    • Implemented word problems with dynamic variables to give students a challenge.
    • Developed an eCommerce platform for students to purchase books and exercise programs.
    • Repurposed a publishing platform for students to create and sell classroom notes.
    Technologies: Ruby on Rails



  • Languages

    Sass, Ruby, HTML, Haml, CSS, JavaScript, CSS3, PHP, HTML5, Bash
  • Frameworks

    Ruby on Rails (RoR)
  • Libraries/APIs

    Stripe, Vue.js, Vue.js 2, Google Maps, Devise, Google API, jQuery UI, jQuery, Active Merchant, Twitter API, Facebook API, jQuery Mobile, Rack
  • Tools

    Git, Vim Text Editor, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Tmux, GitHub, RSpec, NPM, Pry, Nginx, VCR, Chruby, Typekit
  • Storage

    MySQL, PostgreSQL, Microsoft SQL Server, Redis, MongoDB
  • Other

    Front-end Development, Freelance Developer, Front-End Developer, SaaS
  • Paradigms

    Object-oriented Programming (OOP), Agile Software Development, Plain Old Ruby Object (PORO), Object-oriented Design (OOD), DCI
  • Platforms

    MacOS, Linux


  • BA degree in Finance
    1998 - 2002
    Georgia State University - Atlanta, GA

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