Jacob Schatz

Lead Frontend Engineer

Address: Washington D.C. Metro Area
Website: LinkedIn


Frontend Lead
December 2015 to Present

Responsible for leading frontend development. Reviewing frontend code.
Interviewing candidates for frontend developer positions.


April 2016 to December 2016
Interim UX Lead

Interviewing candidates for UX Lead and UX Designer positions.
Manage employees.
Decide on processes and architecture.
Proudest moment: We did UX research on our navigation and figure out how to maximize screen real estate to make it best for all types of users. Made the decision and rolled it out and got tons of user feedback.


CTO and Lead Programmer
2011 to 2015

Wrote web app from scratch. Allows users to design custom cases. Exports to DXF for admins, who send the design to a computer aided water jet cutter. Designs are rendered in 3D for users to their exact design.
A shape library allows users to choose from preexisting shapes that are entered using DXF

Freelance Programmer

2005 to 2015

Primarily working with:
Mobile - Swift, Objective-C, and working with third party API’s
Frontend - HTML, CSS, Javascript (with JQuery, Backbone, Stapes, React, Vue, Angular)
Backend - Python (with Flask, Django), PHP (with CodeIgniter, or Cake), or Scala (with Play)
DB - Postgresql, MySQL, MongoDB and others
Unix - Ubuntu with NGINX and Gunicorn, or Apache with WSGI. Occasionally Jetty and Tomcat
Also we make use of Docker for various testing and building
Also iOS development with Objective C (with C) and Swift
Version control - GitLab, GitHub and Bitbucket

Wyncote Academy

Board Member
December 2016 Present

My tasks as a member of the Wyncote Academy Board is to:
Be informed about the organization’s mission, services, policies, and programs. Review agenda and supporting materials prior to board and committee meetings. Serve on committees or task forces and offer to take on special assignments. Keep up-to-date on developments in the organization’s field.
Assist the board in carrying out its fiduciary responsibilities, such as reviewing the organization’s annual financial statements.