Ruth John

Ruth John is an award nominated digital artist, web consultant, keynote 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.



I am currently available for speaking engagements & freelance projects, so please get in touch
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


Women Tech Makers
Web Expectations: New things on the web you might not know about
JS Oxford
New talk on web workers and worklets
Bath Ruby
Compare for Bath Ruby Conference


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

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 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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