about Josh

I'm a full-stack developer in Atlanta, GA working on Makeswift. I am passionate about making creative tools that are sexy and fast.

When I'm not working, I like to find meaning in my faith, mental clarity in writing, and self expression in illustration.

I am in love with my wife Izzy and have some cool cats named Thomas, Daisy, and Bear !

my timeline


ðŸ‘Ļ🏞‍ðŸ’ŧ - Makeswift was acquired by BigCommerce
✏ïļ - Stopped blogging to focus on Type the Word
ðŸĄ - Changed my mind and moved to Atlanta, GA


ðŸŽĻ - Stopped illustrating to focus on this blog again :)
ðŸ˜ļ - Got more cats — Daisy and Bear
ðŸĄ - Bought a house and decided to stay in Iowa City long term
ðŸ‘Ļ🏞‍ðŸ’ŧ - Joined Makeswift


ðŸŽĻ - Started learning illustration and shared my progression
✏ïļ- Created a blog and wrote about job searching


ðŸ‘Ļ🏞‍ðŸ’ŧ - Joined Clearcover
ðŸ˜ģ - Was unemployed for two months
👋 - Left my job because of how they treated a friend
ðŸĪŠ - Worked intermittently on a bunch of things
ðŸ˜ŧ - Got a cat named Thomas


💍 - Got married to Izzy Wootonn
📈 - Started Graze Analytics with a friend
ðŸ‘Ļ🏞‍ðŸ’ŧ - Joined Digital Diagnostics full time
📚 - Graduated college from the University of Iowa


ðŸ‘Ļ🏞‍ðŸ’ŧ - Interned at Digital Diagnostics
ðŸ‘Ļ🏞‍ðŸ’ŧ - Worked on some time tracking software for All American Concrete inc
ðŸĪ“ - Completed The Odin Project

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