// Hello World

I'm Emmanuel Jose,
a technical writer
and developer in
New York City.

Image of Emmanuel Jose.

// About

As a neurodivergent tech writer, developer, and artist, my passion is putting people first.

With a background in fine art, psychology, biopharma, and crowdfunding, I offer a powerful blend of leadership, innovation, and foresight.

I'm a dedicated advocate for inclusion and diversity, and I'm committed to empowering and amplifying underserved voices.

You can find me at the cafe with my pups, Coco & Dottie.

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// Skills

  • Creativity,
  • Project Management,
  • Community Building,
  • Teamwork,
  • Crowdfunding,
  • Fine Art & Illustration

// Technologies

  • React,
  • Rails,
  • JavaScript,
  • TypeScript,
  • Next.js,
  • HTML,
  • CSS,
  • Photoshop,
  • Lightroom

// Experience

Artist and Kickstarter Campaign Manager

Freelance / Self-employed

December 2010 - Present, NC and NY

Raised over $100,000 with successful project management of Kickstarter and BackerKit campaigns.

Managed transactions, orders, and technical support for over 2,500 customers, patrons, and stakeholders.

Fulfilled backer orders ahead of schedule by 6-12 weeks per campaign to customers in 30+ countries.

Illustrated 2015 children's book Boris the Christmas Tarantula.


Senior Lab Support Technician

November 2005 - December 2012, Raleigh, NC

Reduced department turnaround time by 60% through troubleshooting, process optimization, schedule management, and project oversight.

Trained and upskilled colleagues in 4 departments on laboratory, cold room, warehouse, safety, and compliance protocols.

// Education

Flatiron School

Software Engineer Fellow  - NYC Tech Talent Pipeline

July - November 2020, New York, NY

Chosen by the NYC Tech Talent Pipeline as one of 75 full scholarship recipients in a Web Development Fellowship for underserved and underrepresented talent in tech.

Built 5 web apps over the course of 19 weeks with a curriculum encompassing OOP, HTML, CSS, Ruby, Rails, JavaScript, React, and Redux.

Forged one-to-one and group peer support and coordinated community building across 3 cohorts.

Davidson College

B.A. in Psychology, B.A. in Studio Art

August 2002 - May 2006, Davidson, NC

Curriculum included Advanced Painting, Eastern Art History, Social Psychology, I-O Psychology, Gender & Identity.

Team Leader for Room in the Inn and Head Resident Adviser & Hall Counselor; Recipient of Residence Life Staff Member of the Year Award.

// Say Hello

There are solutions to be discovered,

and I can help light the path.

Let's get started.