Meet The Team

MousePaw Media is more than a company - we're a family. We encourage each other to become the best we can be, collectively challenge the assumptions and conventions of the industry, and have fun while doing it!

This page lists all of our current employees and alumni.

Jason C. McDonald

Chief Executive Officer, Lead Developer

Specialty: PawLIB/Goldilocks/IOSqueak (Lead), project management

Working On: "Dead Simple Python" book

Playing: Minecraft, SuperTuxKart, Oolite

Pizza Order: Avocado, Tomato, Bacon and Pesto

Other Vehicle: TARDIS

[Jason's Website]

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Anne McDonald

Chief Operations Officer, Lead Content Developer

Specialty: CIEL, StoryPacks

Coffee Order: Hazelnut Latte

Playing: Minecraft, Scrabble, Yahtzee

Alternate Species: Armadillo

Favorite Color: Spectrum of green

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Wilfrantz Dede

Junior Developer (2020-)

Specialty: PawLIB

Studying: Data Structures & Algorithms in C; Python; Linux Sys Admin

Hobbies: Reading, Movies, Coding

Favorite Color: Yellow

Nickname: Diddy

[Wilfrantz's DEV]

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Jacob Frazier

Junior Developer (2020-)

Specialty: Ratscript

Working On: CLI Argument Parser for the JVM

Pizza Order: Pepperoni, ham, bacon, salami, green peppers, jalapeños

Coffee Order: Hot Chocolate

Favorite Color: #249999

[Jacob's GitHub]

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Adeel Hussain

Junior Developer (2019-)

Specialty: Anari (Lead)

Hobbies: Listening to, playing, making music.

Favorite Color: Blue

Listening To: Radiohead

Reading: Mostly fiction

[Adeel's GitHub]

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Elizabeth Larson

Junior Developer (2020-)

Specialty: Ratscript

Alternative Species: Baby Emperor penguin

Listening To: 1980s rock

Other Vehicle: Doc Brown's DeLorean

Coffee Order: Anything with caramel in it

[Elizabeth's GitHub]

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Ben Lovy

Junior Developer (2020-)

Specialty: Ratscript (Lead), SIMPLEXpress

Reading: Terry Pratchett...again

Hobbies: Hiking, disgracing banjos

Coffee Order: Drip, arbitrary amounts of milk

Other Vehicle: Wishing really hard

[Ben's DEV]

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Ismayil Mirzali

Junior Developer II (2019-)

Specialty: Anari, DevOps

Studying: Aerospace Engineering, Physics, Astrophysics

Hobbies: Bodybuilding

Listening To: Joe Rogan podcast

Favorite Color: Light Pink

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Graham Mix

Junior Developer (2020-)

Specialty: Anari

Pizza Order: BBQ Chicken

Reading: Sci-Fi

Working On:A dungeon adventure game.

Favorite Color: Red

[Graham's GitHub]

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Alumni

We've had many great team members come and go from our project. While they're absent in body, they're still very much a part of MousePaw Media.

  • Bryan Anders, Journeyman Developer (2014-2016)*
  • Jeff Clark, Junior Developer (2013-2014)
  • Chris Frasier, Developer (2015-2020) [In Memoriam]
  • Nathan Groggett, Journeyman Developer (2015-2018)*
  • Audrey Henry, Journeyman Developer (2014-2016)*
  • Jared Hutton, Journeyman Developer (2014-2015)*
  • Allie Lingard (Jensen), Asst Lead Content Developer (2015-2018)*
  • Jane McArthur, Senior Editor (2014-2016)
  • Stacy Melgard (Carlson), Journeyman Developer (2014-2015)*
  • Michael Parkman, Journeyman Developer (2014-2016)*
  • Alex Price, Asst Lead Developer (2015-2017)*
  • Dave Smith, Journeyman Developer (2016-2017)*
  • Sergio Ramirez, Journeyman Developer (2016-2018)*
  • Jason Swannack, Junior Developer (2013)
  • Scott Taylor, Journeyman Developer (2014-2016)*
  • Jarek Thomas, Journeyman Developer (2016-2018)*
  • Bowen Volwiler, Journeyman Developer (2017-2018)*
  • Derek Chen Zheng, Journeyman Designer (2017-2018)*

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Note to Employers

All internship graduates are exhaustively listed on this page. A (*) next to the title indicates a graduate.