John Brooks

About me

Since 2011 I've been a front-end web developer for Ookla, the company that created My official job title is User Experience Engineer. With the help of several other very talented designers and developers, I wrote a good portion of the markup, styles, and client-side javascript for and These sites are viewed millions of times every month by people across the world.

I pride myself on creating beautiful, hand-crafted, accessible, and performant websites. I've worked remote since 2011 and I absolutely love it.

Apart from work, I love to play and watch soccer, go to concerts, play video games, and make art with code. If there's any time left over, I sometimes help raise my four children. I know how to juggle. I have one tattoo. I enjoy karaoke but I am not very good at it.


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