Jacob Smith


I am an expert in Ruby, Rails, HTML, CSS / SCSS, JavaScript (including ES2015), Gulp, and Ember.js; I’m pretty good with PHP, Sinatra, Angular.js, and React.js as well.


Test Double

Developer and Consultant (Remote) — November 2016-Present

I am current a developer and consultant at Test Double where I integrate with client teams to deliver software and improve the development process.



Developer and Consultant (Remote) — August 2011-Present

Rational is my single-person company through which I typically serve small businesses and startups with web development, consultation, and in-person training.

The Iron Yard

Instructor (Greenville SC) — July 2014 - April 2016

I taught 12-week courses in front end development, including both technical topics and soft skills. I was also responsible for developing learning objectives and assessment criteria for their online content and doing technical review of other instructors’ material.


B.S. in Computer Science, Franciscan University of Steubenville — May 2009

I focused on practical web development as much as possible, taking courses on Database Design and Processing, Information Warfare, Operations Research, and Web to Database Programming.