I am a web developer specialized in touch interfaces. I accomplish my work using a variety of modern techniques and best practices, creating digital tools from scratch. My goal is to create tools and applications that are accessible, intuitive and useful.
- Download my CV in pdf-format
- Try out the interactive examples
- Github repository: my commonly used custom scss-helpers
Tools I've created
How I work
My workspace consists of a real-time workflow with a live updating server. Incorporating design directly into the code is extremely beneficiary for responsive design, I can directly preview the changes I make on any mobile device or browser, seconds after I've typed them in. It also allows me to use preprocessors like .scss or .slim to create better structured and more readable code.
During my research I often find interesting, necessary and often unknown properties such as the IE8-compatible "X+Y" adjacent selector or underused functions like requestAnimationFrame.
For my localhost-development I use middleman, sinatra or similar. I often use it together with livejs and compass.
If you are planning to use meteor in a project I would be highly motivated to participate.
My name is Jorge Antunes.
I am a native portuguese and grew up in Luxembourg during most of my childhood. In college I studied IT for more than 5 years. While I did not graduate there on my last year, my studies continued in High Wycombe (UK) where I graduated my 3-year BSc Games Development Course.
After university I worked as an intern for audio-video-disco - a recording studio in Germany, as a web-developer for Lineheart - an Apple Premium Reseller in Luxembourg and a financial Startup in the UK called JustInvesting.
My hobbies range from video-production & programming to photography & psychology. During my free time, I research the tech-industry, work on side-projects or go out socially.
I like to meet new people and talk about all kinds of things, get in touch with me on twitter or if you have deeper questions, firstname.lastname@example.org.
see my 2010 portfolio
How I see the future
When the mobile market will hit saturation, I want to be prepared for change and new opportunities. My hope is that the web will be an early enabler for success, bridging old and new technologies. I will keep an eye out for interfaces with instant feedback. Ever since my childhood, games and the interactions within them have been of great interest to me.
The popularity of smartphones and tablets has diminished people's expectations of what a game is, buttons are disappearing together with the tactile feel and responsiveness of a gamepad. I'm sure that haptic touchscreens will allow interactivity within games & applications to blossom and together with deformable surfaces they will give rise to "the return of the click".
I am always interested in different opinions and perspectives on the future of the tech industry as well as humanity as a whole. If you think along similar lines, follow or talk to me on twitter.
I'll see you on the web.