Jacob Ross is a Web Developer

I love using technology to solve problems and tell stories.


Some of my recent projects.

Here is a collection of some of my most recent work. Tech: JavaScript, jQuery, Node, Express, MongoDB, Heroku, Git and mLab.

Pathfinder General

Node/Express web application.
a chalkboard

A fullstack web app built w/ Node, Express and MongoDB. User authentication, Google API integration and a clean responsive design. Users can register/login and discover really awesome "paths" (camping/hiking) in our great state of Texas. Users can also add their own paths and post comments.

REST-ful Blog

Node/Express web application.
working on a laptop

REST-ful blog web application built using Node, Express and MongoDB. Built using CRUD conventions. The user can post a new blog, upload a photo, add their own custom HTML markup and also re-edit the post later, or delete it entirely. Deployed with Heroku and mLab.

jQuery RGB guessing game

Front end web application.
fingers typing on a keyboard

JavaScript and jQuery front end web application/game that generates six random RGB values. The user has to guess which one is correct. There are two modes, easy and hard. Once the correct value is guessed, the remaining values change to that color. Deployed using Github pages.

About me

Web Developer who loves using technology to solve problems and tell stories. BFA in Cinematic Studies and New Media from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. I've worked as freelance Cinematographer and Editor since 2006 and freelance Web Developer since 2015. I'm all about my family, our three dogs (two Corgis and a Rhodesian Ridgeback!), the great outdoors, narrative in all its forms and the great state of Texas.

Tools: JavaScript, jQuery, React, Vue, Node, Express, MongoDB, HTML/CSS, JSON, Heroku, Git, Adobe CC, Sketch, REST-ful API Development.

Check out some of my work
Github My Reel My Blog