Ruth John

Ruth John is an award nominated digital artist, web consultant, technical writer and keynote speaker, with 20 years of experience in the digital industry.

She works as a Technical Writer for MDN, co-hosts a podcast and in her career has worked for companies such as o2 (Telefonica) and BSkyB, and clients such as Google, 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 employed full time as a Technical Writer for MDN.
Front End Instructor for DevelopMe
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.

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


{ 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 am currently employed full time, so my availability is minimal.

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