Jacob does code and stuff

Jacob Emerick

Howdy! You've found my online portfolio. My name is Jacob Emerick and I am a software engineer who works remotely for Shutterstock. I specialize in backend application architecture and development, though I also have frontend, management, and data science skills as well.

When I'm not programming, I enjoy backpacking, hiking, reading, and rough-housing with my two sons. I do spend a lot of time coding, though, for both work and open source. My current areas of focus are…

  • Service-Orientated Architecture patterns
  • APIs, particularly with spec design
  • Backend Javascript development
  • Continuous Integration workflows
  • Modernizing PHP applications
  • Machine learning

Activity Stream

  • Tweeted | 1500 miles and done. Family is all living in the same state for the first time in 12 years.
  • Tweeted | 1330 miles in, pretty sure that a gentle incline is my eternal nemesis. Handily knocks the truck down to 25 mph.
  • Tweeted | Now 920 miles and I think I’m going to buy a big truck just to run errands around town.
  • Tweeted | 260 miles into driving a 24’ truck from Sea -> Phx and I have so much more respect for truckers now.
  • Read Acceptance (Southern Reach, #3) by Jeff VanderMeer.
View more activities…