About me

John Wilson

Originally from Toronto, moved to Liverpool for 8 years and studied audio engineering. Met Paul McCartney who critiqued one of my productions. Graduated with a BA in Sound Technology. Then moved to London and earned a MA in Creative Media, specializing in Remote Media Collaboration. Moved back to Canada, hired as the Lead Instructor of Audio Engineering in Kelowna, BC. Taught upwards of 100 students a week while honing people skills and self teaching coding. Transitioned to part time teaching, started to build websites and iOS/Android apps. Developed nEHbr. Employed at Sessionwire as their first Software Developer. Built out 2 front ends (website and electron macOS app) and architected the backend. Currently specializing in Frontend (React/Redux) and Full Stack Javascript (Node/Meteor/MongoDB).

Work experience

Fullstack Javascript Developer

Contract
2013 - Present

Development and maintenence of websites and web apps.

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Software Developer

Sessionwire Communications Inc.
Feb 2017 - Apr 2019

Fullstack Javascript developer building remote audio applications to connect artists

  • Building front-end UI components (React, React Router and React Redux, CSS, SASS)
  • Persisting Redux data and hydrating settings from local storage
  • Programming javascript functionality for camera, mic and MIDI access
  • Creating server methods and querying MongoDB (Meteor JS framework)
  • Developing features and fixing bugs
  • Optimizing app for performance
  • Github, issue tracking and collaborating on internal projects

Lead Instructor Audio Engineering

2010-2015 college "Centre for Arts and Technology"
  • Instructing 100+ students per week
  • Developing national curriculum:
    • Digital Audio Production (Pro Tools, Logic Pro, Ozone)
    • Music for TV and Film
    • Music Theory
    • Mastering
    • Portfolio Production

Owner

Earthtone Mastering
  • Mastering Engineer @ http://earthtonemastering.com
  • Radio DJ / Curator @ http://spacestationradio.com
  • Music Producer: McDonalds, Toyota Demo, Worx Toys
  • Live Sound Engineer: September 2005 - January 2009 in Canada and the UK