I’m James Whittaker. A software engineer (front-end), designer and speaker working at Twitter in London. I’m passionate about designing and creating amazing online products that are a delight to use visually enriching.

Previously I was an early employee at a social media startup called TweetDeck based in London that was aquired by Twitter in 2011.

James Whittaker

Expertise overview

  • Semantic, scalable and performant HTML & CSS for applications and sites
  • Modular reusable JavaScript
  • Front-end architecture planning and execution.
  • Usability & accessibility
  • Interaction design
  • User interface design
  • Scrum agile practices

For a more detailed résumé view my LinkedIn.

Conferences & meetups

I often talk at conferences, user groups and meetups on the topics of design and development.

I have also written tutorials and articles for industry magazines like .NET.


Twitter, Flickr, Foursquare, Github, Dribbble, RDio. My username is mostly @jmwhittaker.

Get in contact

You can contact me best through Twitter, find me @jmwhittaker.