Hi there. I'm Jake Mates, a web developer and designer living in Tiburon, CA (slightly north from San Francisco). Since I started Jake Mates Design in August 2008, I've done work for Fortune 500 companies and have clients around the world. Rather than a long essay about who I am, how about some facts?
Facts about Jake Mates:
- I first started coding websites at age eleven.
- I'm an Apple Certified Associated in iWork. I've created 35+ presentations - I know Keynote like the back of my hand.
- I can recite the lyrics to Still Alive. It may or may not be my ringtone.
- I am a collector of vintage Apple computers and assorted items.
- I am a huge supporter of Bitcoin. If you want, I accept payment in BTC.
- I play a lot of Minecraft. I'm a mod on the Reddit servers too; come say hi!
- I learned my first programming language (Scheme), at age ten.
- I love to travel: anywhere, anytime.
- I go to Redwood High School in Larkspur, CA.
- Ninety percent of my room is composed of the IKEA catalog.
- I am currently learning Ruby on Rails.
- I dabble in photography.
- Minecraft, Portal (2), or VVVVVV? Hard to choose.
- There is a finite number of facts about me.