jenn schiffer is a web developer, pixel artist, and tech humorist

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photo by arin sang-urai

hi i am jenn schiffer, a code and content creator based in jersey city. my day job is director of community at glitch. by week night/end, i am a tech humorist, extremely hot and smart goofball, lifestyle blogger, and (at least on tuesday mornings) a variety streamer on twitch.

whether in the industry, academia or Onlineβ„’, my interests have always been in honest, safe and fun developer community growth, engagement and education. i have organized and spoken at developer events all over the world and i simply love advocating for the open web and those that build it. i work on many kinds of projects – check them out below! throughout all of them, my primary mission is to represent and facilitate what and who i want to see in the community. also i want to make the people who make me laugh laugh.

for a professional headshot and bios, check out my ~~*professional*~~ page. send casual inquiries to jenn@dotbiz.info or work ones to jenn@glitch.com. i'm @jenn@toot.cafe on mastodon, @jennschiffer on twitter, and i do not use facebook or instagram. thank you for reading, pls like & subscribe!

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here are some of the cool projects i work on:

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COOL MAIL, JENN
is my newsletter about being logged on, logged off, and the loading spinners in-between. this is the best way to keep in touch and learn about the weird stuff i see and do every week.

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live laugh blog
is my lifestyle blog, where i document my adventures as one who always lives, sometimes laughs, and blogs.

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make8bitart.com
is a free in-browser pixel art editing tool that i designed and built and is used by over 1000 people a day. it's also open source!

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i make pixel art
with paper, watercolor, ink and computers. it's often described as "neon pixel art erotica."

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css perverts
was a web development satire publication i co-created. you can get a chapter of it (even in print form lol) in the o'reilly compilation, beautiful javascript.

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hoobastank2
was an internet game/talk show that i co-hosted with some extremely online pals of mine.