Driiven is the developement studio for Jonathan Dickerson

Jonathan is a front-end web developer with a business background. He enjoys building for the web and interacting with humans.

Email

Drop a mail:
jgd@driiven.com

Location

Meet:
Driiven Development Studio
701 Market St. #1350
Chattanooga, TN 27403

Phone

Call:
(423) 903-3766

Car Buyer Dashboard

Carbuyerdashboard

Automotive customer progress page
Prototype for a direct-to-customer automotive purchasing platform

CoinSpy

CoinSpyapp

Crypotcurrecy alerts made easy.
Get SMS and email price alerts for Bitcoin, Dogecoin, and Litecoin.

restaurant header image

Restaurantsite

Mystery Meat
A website for a fictitious restaurant.

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bloggingplatform

ADVNTR
An app to compose, save, and share, blog posts.

surf and paddle website header

paddlesite

Surf and Paddle
A recreation of a small business website.

Skills

HTML/CSS: Preprocessor tools - SASS/Compass, Bourbon/Neat. CSS/HTML Frameworks - Twitter Bootstrap, Foundation, HTML5 Boilerplate.

Javascript Libraries: Backbone.js, jQuery, Underscore.js, able to learn other MVC frameworks (Angular or Ember), exposure to Coffeescript.

UX/UI: Strong foundation in layout, typography, color theory, user interface and user experience. Responsive Web Design - media queries, fully functional layouts across all screen sizes.

  • Development tools: Gulp, Yeoman, Bower

  • Restful APIs: Interacting with external API's via AJAX

  • Parse: Javascript SDK and Cloud Code

  • Testing tools: Jasmine, Mocha, Chai assertion library, QUnit

  • Node.JS basics: Heroku deployment, Node Package Manager

  • Versioning/Collaborating: Git, Github - experince working on teams

FINANCE

2008-2010

Northwestern Mutual Financial Network

Financial Rep

Operated a financial services practice, which involves implementing every aspect of the sales cycle from prospecting and marketing to client service.


Appalachain State University

Finance and Banking

TEACHING

2010-2012

English Program in Korea

English Teacher

Designed, coordinated, and implemented English curriculum that supported 5 Korean co-teachers at 2 elementary schools, and impacted over 725 students.
Traveled throughout Asia, SE Asia, and Europe

SALES

2012-2014

Treehouse

Ambassador

The second sales hire at an online education startup focused on teaching web design and development, and mobile development. Shaped all aspects of the sales team strategy including exploring new markets, prospecting, closing, and account management.

CODE

2012-PRESENT

Iron Yard

Front-End Engineering

Graduate of the Front-End Engineering program with proficiencies in HTML, CSS and JavaScript and basic serverside tech.

Treehouse

Self-Taught

Gained HTML and CSS skills through self-guided lessons on the TeamTreehouse.com learning platform.

Instagram
Perspective

    restaurant header, latest news, daily special, and map restaurant menu and flickr photo stream

    Mystery Meat

    A website for a fictitious restaurant.
    Built with:
    Flickr API, Google Maps Embed API, Custom Restaurant API, Underscore.js, Modernizr.js, jQuery, Javascript, Thoughtbot Suite (Bourbon and Neat), Normalize.css, SCSS, SASS, CSS, HTML

    View on Github
    restaurant header, latest news, daily special, and map restaurant menu and flickr photo stream
    coinspy app landing page coinspy app bitcoin and litecoin prices coinspy app alert dashboard

    CoinSpy

    CoinSpy is an app that allows users to set and receive email and text message alerts based on the market prices for Bitcoin, Dogecoin, and Litecoin. The bid, ask, and last prices are being pulled from the Firebase Open Data Set for Cryptocurrencies. Parse is being used for the backend. A Parse background job will run every 15 seconds to compare the prices of set alerts to current prices. When the alerts are triggered, the Mandrill and Twilio APIs will be used to send email and SMS notifications.
    Built with:
    Parse, Highcharts and Highstock API’s, Handlebars.js, Modernizr.js, jQuery, Javascript, Thoughtbot Suite (Bourbon, Bitters and Neat), Normalize.css, SASS, SCSS, CSS, HTML

    View on GitHub
    coinspy app landing page coinspy app bitcoin and litecoin prices coinspy app alert dashboard
    exemple

    Car Buyer Dashboard

    Progress page prototype for users of a car buying platform that directly connects automotive customers to dealerships.
    Built with:
    Charts.js API, Modernizr.js, jQuery, Javascript, Thoughtbot Suite (Bourbon, Neat, and Refills), Normalize.css, SCSS, SASS, CSS, HTML

    View on GitHub
    exemple
    blog home page example blog post modal for writing posts sign in/up landing page

    Advntr

    A blogging platform that allows users to sign into the app, then compose, save, manage, and share blog posts.
    Built with:
    Parse, Backbone.js, Handlebars.js, Modernizr.js, jQuery, Javascript, Thoughtbot Suite (Bourbon and Neat), Normalize.css, SCSS, SASS, CSS, HTML

    View on GitHub
    blog home page example blog post modal for writing posts sign in/up landing page
    surf and paddle site

    Surf and Paddle

    A pixel perfect recreation of a website mockup for a company that sells surf and paddle gear.
    Built with:
    Normalize.css, SCSS, SASS, CSS, HTML

    View on GitHub
    surf and paddle site