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Alexander Schmitz jQuery Mobile Project Lead at jQuery Foundation


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Full stack developer currently focusing on developing javascript technologies to help drive the progress of the web forward on both desktop and mobile devices. Passionate about open-source development and the open web.


  • JavaScript
  • jQuery Mobile
  • Web Development
  • jQuery
  • PHP
  • jQuery UI
  • HTML 5
  • Microsoft Office
  • Strategic Planning
  • Project Management
  • CSS
  • JSON
  • User Interface
  • MySQL
  • CSS3
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Continuous Improvement
  • Sales Management
  • Microsoft Word
  • Product Development
  • ActionScript
  • CentOS
  • Apache
  • Linux
  • Web Design
  • Web Applications
  • Web 2.0
  • SEO
  • Front-end
  • Agile Methodologies
  • Git
  • Information Architecture
  • Node.js


jQuery Foundation
07 / 2014 - Present
Project Lead - jQuery Mobile

Responsible for overseeing all aspects the jQuery mobile project and its team.

jQuery Foundation
06 / 2013 - Present
Development Lead - jQuery Mobile

Responsible for improving code quality and consistency, and overseeing the library development of a distributed team.

jQuery Foundation
09 / 2012 - Present
Developer - jQuery Mobile

Work as a team member on the jQuery Mobile project. Speak at conferences as needed

Bill Dodge Auto Group
09 / 2009 - 10 / 2013
Internet Development Administrator

Handle all internet related needs of the company, including developing custom applications and tools for use throughout company, maintaining and building servers and websites.

Starr Graphics
2005 - 2009
Web developer / graphic artist

Handle all web development related needs of clients, Help with graphics work as needed


University of Southern Maine
2002 - 2006


Speaker at jQuery Europe Speaker at jQuery San Diego Speaker at jQuery Austin Participant jQuery Accessability Summit Speaker at jQuery Asia jQuery developers summit 2012 participant


jQuery, mobile development, programming, Application Development, Web Standards, Web Technology, Javascript, PHP.


jQuery Boston


jQuery Mobile Cookbook
Authors: Alexander Schmitz ·

Chapter leader and technical consultant

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