My name is Josh. I am a frontend engineer focused on creative tools (currently @ Makeswift). This is my blog and illustration showcase.

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my thoughts:

software engineer job searching

A mix of my experience, practical strategy, and timely encouragement aimed at helping you find a job in tech.

The self-titled story of how it all happened

The basics of how I recommend job searching

More detail on strategies what were helpful to me

the plan for joshuawootonn.com?

One of my long term dreams is writing a book. This blog is my playground for writing practice as well as a way for me to verbally process what I am learning. The hope is to create something that can be helpful to others too!

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