Founder at The Moon Mill
Peripatetic Brit with 15+ years experience across stacks and realms: designer, developer, team-lead, architect, troubleshooter… Predominantly into software and UX for ecommerce and web services/content platforms. Based in India for many years, currently Europe. More deets and portfolio: http://jacobjay.com
The Moon Mill
2005 - Current
I have undertaken a variety of contract positions and projects, as well as those of my own, including: • an extensive API gateway platform allowing sharing of media and statuses between 50+ client applications and social networks/hosting providers; I formed and ran a dev team in New Delhi. • a B2B marketplace integrating a UK corp's existing business with 100+ locations and handling a number of proprietary requirements; I formed and ran a dev team in New Delhi and subsequently Lisbon. • development of a multiplatform utility for Microsoft enabling a digital asset management interface with third-party image catalogues. • A desktop photosharing application with high conversion to paid users and the first multi-service implementation. • An opensource webapp server (framework and database) optimised for dynamic page rendering (<0.05s) intended for ecommerce and publishing platforms.
1995 - 2003
A small London agency providing broad design, development and marketing services, of which I had original joined as an intern Mac Operator instead of pursuing further ed.
A social enterprise establishing hub-spaces providing coworking and promoting entrepreneurial ecosystems. The initial house in New Delhi ran for 4 years and was then spun off into a coworking-only space, an additional independent house was started 2014 in Gurgaon, and a variation on the model is being considered for Morocco in 2016.
University of Life