Ruth John

Ruth John is an award nominated digital artist, web consultant, technical writer and keynote speaker, with 17 years of experience in the digital industry.

She's a Google Developer Expert, co-hosts a podcast and in her career has worked for companies such as o2 (Telefonica) and BSkyB, and clients such as the BBC, NBC, Cancer Research UK, Heineken and Channel 4 among others.

Ruth also belongs to the { Live : JS } collective, which brings audio and visual code to life, in live performances across the globe.



I am currently available for speaking engagements & freelance projects, so please get in touch
Front End Instructor for DevelopMe
Documentation for MDN docs: Helped update and write new demos for Mozilla's Developer Network Documentation. The most widely used developer docs on the internet.
VJ-OTG: VJ On The Go - Worked with Samsung Internet Team on an audio visualisation app for the Samsung S8 phone to demonstrate how diverse the Samsung Internet browser is.
Flourish Zone: Interactive Data Visualisation for React Native app, using d3

See a full list of Ruth's extensive experience on LinkedIn


Google Developer Expert
Recognised Google Developer Expert in web technologies, specifically creative coding and media apis.
{ Live : JS }
Co founder of the { Live : JS } network; a collective of artists who perform live audio/visual shows with JavaScript.
Generative Artistry Podcast
co host of the Generative Artistry Podcast

Read about Ruth's other things she gets up to over on her blog

Talks & Articles


Github Universe
A ten minute introduction to Web Audio.
Web Directions: Code 2020
Esacpe the box with Houdini: An introduction to CSS Houdini.


View Source London
Web Audio API
How to be A Web A/V Artist
Web Audio Conf
Opening Keynote

To see a full list of Ruth's previous talks check out her Notist page

Get In Touch

I'm always keen to talk about interesting projects and delighted to hear about talking opportunities.

You can get in touch by dropping me an email.


I have time for work, speaking engagements and workshops this year. There's loads of upcoming tech I'm really excited about, send me an email and we'll talk!

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