Mims H. Wright

Mims H. Wright is a multi-diciplinary software developer, game designer and author living in Los Angeles. He specializes in cutting-edge sites, applications, and games for mobile and web. Currently, Mims is employed as a Principal Web Engineer at HUGE where he leads front-end development (Responsive HTML5 / JavaScript) for some of the company's most important clients.

In his 16 years of development experience, Mims has worked on to dozens of development projects with a variety of agencies both large and small. He is a co-author of the ActionScript 3.0 Bible and is a contributor to numerous JavaScript and Flash, open-source projects such as WanaKana.js, a library for converting keyboard input to Japanese, and KitchenSync, a library for tweening and sequencing. Mims presents regularly on programming, for example, this talk at JS.LA on developing a simple game in JavaScript. He writes about programming and life-hacking at blog.mimswright.com. More details on his work can be found in his Résumé and Portfolio.

He loves to travel, cook, brew beer, learn new languages, and design games. Mims is a natural organizer and problem solver whose best insights occur to him in the shower… a balanced mix of cave-dwelling developer and out-of-the-box designer. He belives in direct and honest communication and hates unnecessary meetings.

Mims is also a successful finisher of the Mongol Rally and a father of two.

Mims in 5 phrases

  1. Here, let me explain that for you.
  2. I'll have fun, but only under these conditions.
  3. Awkwardly comfortable; Comfortably awkward.
  4. Eagle scout has an extensive collection of vintage