Johnathon Wright

Johnathon Wright

[oDesk top 20] Experienced Web App Developer - Ruby, Rails, Agile, TDD

Lafayette, United States



What's the difference?

My goal is a pragmatic one: I write great software the easiest way possible. Easiest doesn't necessarily mean fastest... it means pretty fast, with a very low bug count, easy to change, and to spec. I focus on solving business problems rather than building the "coolest toy ever" -- some people call that effectatious, but that's not really a word.

In March of 2010, I was recognized by oDesk as one of their top web developers based on feedback scores.

In February of 2011, I was interviewed by o…


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Work History & Feedback

Wanted: Rails Expert for Private Investigation WebApp - Wireframes Included

“Johnathon resigned for reasons unclear to me. Maybe he was over commited. He provided some good ideas early on but work presence tailed off in the last 3 weeks. Not sure how to rate him.”
39 hrs @ $94.44/hr
Earned $3,699

Urgent Rails Developer Required for ongoing projects

“Easy to work with, excellent communication skills, flexible working arrangements, committed to finishing the job... if every oDesk provider was like this, oDesk would be a better place”
84 hrs @ $33.33/hr
Earned $2,806

Ruby on Rails programmer

“Johnathon did great work for us. He is a skilled programmer and very good about communicating status and timelines. He is also good at working in an agile style an familiar with TDD. I would definitely hire him again.”
453 hrs @ $27.78/hr
Earned $12,571

drupal website maintenance

No feedback given
54 hrs @ $27.78/hr
Earned $1,509

Ruby Programmer and Project Management

No feedback given
0 hrs @ $27.78/hr
Earned $9

Ruby on Rails Developer

No feedback given

4 hrs @ $77.78/hr
Earned $272
Tests Taken
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Email Etiquette Certification


English Spelling Test (U.S. Version)


Ruby on Rails 2.3 Test


Ruby on Rails Test v1 (Old)


U.S. English Basic Skills Test


Upwork Readiness Test for Independent Contractors and Company Managers