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Colin Jones's Email & Phone Number

Principal Crafter at 8th Light

Colin Jones's Email Addresses

t****[email protected] Personal Email

Colin Jones's Phone Numbers

(217) ***-*131 Phone number

Colin Jones's Work Experience

8th Light

CTO

January 2016 to August 2021

8th Light

Director of Software Services

August 2014 to December 2015

8th Light

Software Crafter

June 2009 to July 2014

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Colin Jones's Education

Vanderbilt University

January 1998 to January 2002

The University of Georgia

January 2002 to January 2004

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About Colin Jones's Current Company

8th Light

Frequently Asked Questions about Colin Jones

What company does Colin Jones work for?

Colin Jones works for 8th Light


What is Colin Jones's role at 8th Light?

Colin Jones is Software Apprentice


What is Colin Jones's personal email address?

Colin Jones's personal email address is t****[email protected]


What is Colin Jones's business email address?

Colin Jones's business email address is [email protected]***.***


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Colin Jones's phone (217) ***-*131


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Colin Jones works in the Computer Software industry.


About Colin Jones

đź’Ľ Past Experience

COLIN JONESWork experiences:CTO at 8th LightSoftware Apprentice at 8th Light from March 2009 to June 2009 (4 months). Learned agile process and test-driven development, along with numerous design patterns and techniques for improving code. Trumpet Player at Trumpet Performance from August 2002 to March 2009 (6 years 8 months). Performed for weddings, church services, parties, and rock concerts as a freelance trumpet player. CTO at 8th Light. Develops and manages the company’s continual education and mentoring initiatives.Advises on and solves challenging technical problems and architectural issues for several clients.Works with the management team to identify opportunities and risks, and to drive 8th Light forward as a center for technical excellence.Consults with 8th Light teams to ensure the highest quality product.Director of Software Services at 8th Light from August 2014 to December 2015 (1 year 5 months). Provided support and guidance for 8th Light’s mentoring program.Assisted in coordinating staffing for Chicago-area clients.Built an integration layer and dynamic frontend application to suggest price changes in response to the market, at a major e-commerce company.Solved performance, reliability, and development speed issues for a cloud and mobile app with a travel industry startup.Improved reliability and stability of a messaging system for prototyping with networked embedded and desktop applications, in collaboration with a worldwide design company.Software Crafter at 8th Light from June 2009 to July 2014 (5 years 2 months). Worked with a major job posting company on a data pipeline for their next-generation recruiting tool.Designed and built an internal billing application to authenticate users and generate PDFs based on project details.Created a dynamic and highly extensible data modeling application for internal projections.Built a loosely-coupled, algorithm-heavy data pipeline for geospatial and scheduling applications with an early-stage startup.Led teams focused on user security and authentication, timely billing, email systems integration, and customer support, during a period of tremendous growth at a major e-commerce company.Built a client-server desktop access and reservation system, deployed and used nationwide.Web Application Developer at Plexus Web Creations from May 2006 to March 2009 (2 years 11 months). Developed semantic HTML and CSS.Built and maintained Ruby on Rails, PHP, and ASP websites for numerous local and regional clients.Introduced Rails Engines to speed up delivery of branded website components.Took on Linux system administration and front-end JavaScript behavior implementation as needed by clients.Graduate Teaching Assistant at University of Georgia from August 2002 to May 2007 (4 years 10 months). Taught applied trumpet lessons (one on one) and aural skills courses (classes of 15-20). Acted as lead aural skills TA for two years, creating lesson plans and mentoring other TAs.


🎓 Education

Colin Jones has a B.Mus. in Music Performance from The University of Georgia. After completing his studies, Colin worked as a jazz trumpet player in a small combo and began to work more in orchestral and choral music. After a few years in this field, he switched to academic singing and took graduate level classes in Music Education.Upon his completion of his graduate studies, Colin returned to the music industry and currently works as an orchestral trumpet player and academic singing instructor. Colin is constantly working to perfect his musical skills and is currently in the process of obtaining a Ph.D. in Music Education from Vanderbilt University.


đź’ˇ Technical & Interpersonal Skills

Certifications and experience:CCNA: 1997 CCNP: 2002IOS X: 2009iOS 8: 2013Windows 10: 2016Technical Skills:C++: 2008 OpenGL: 2006TDD: 2009Agile: 2002Data management: 2003 AppleScript: 2002Java: 2008HTTP: 2009Xcode: 2009


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Ranked #419 out of 8,381 for Software Apprentice in Illinois

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Introversion (I), Intuition (N), Thinking (T), Perceiving (P)

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