Ruth John

Ruth John is an award nominated digital artist, web consultant, speaker and writer, with 15 years of experience in the digital industry.

She's a Google Developer Expert, is on the board of directors for Bath Digital Festival 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.



Sept '16 - Ongoing
Front End Instructor for DevelopMe
Jan '17 - April '17
Flourish Zone: Interactive Data Visualisation for React Native app, using d3
June '12 - July '16
Lead Front End Developer & Web Technologist for The Lab @ O2

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


Google Developer Expert
Recognised Google Developer Expert in web technologies, specialising in audio & MIDI on the web.
{ Live : JS }
Co founder of the { Live : JS } network; a collective of artists who perform live audio/visual shows with JavaScript.
Bath Digital Festival
Member of the board of directors for Bath Digital Festival

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

Talks & Articles


{ Live : JS } Making Music with JavaScript
How To Be A Web A/V Artist
Front End Connect
Closing Keynote
JSConf Budapest
{ Live : JS } Live Show
Ableton's Loop Conference
State of Audio on the Web


Web Audio API with a little MIDI
JS Conf EU
How To Be A Web A/V Artist
Mozilla Game Dev Day
Web Audio for Game Devs
The Human In The Machine
Todo: Today
12 Devs Of Xmas
Beat 'Dis: Re-addressing Audio Analysis
24 ways
Bringing Your Code To The Streets

To see a full list of Ruth's previous talks check out her Lanyrd 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 some time for work coming up in Q4 this year

Unfortunately I'm all booked up for conferences until November, but have time past that.

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