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 Software Engineer

Working On: "Dead Simple Python" book

Playing: Minecraft, mostly

Pizza Order: Avocado, Tomato, Bacon and Pesto

Other Vehicle: TARDIS

[Jason's Website]


Anne McDonald

Chief Operations Officer, Lead Content Developer

Coffee Order: Hazelnut Latte

Playing: Minecraft, Scrabble, Yahtzee

Alternate Species: Armadillo

Favorite Color: Spectrum of green


Gerar Almonte

Junior Software Engineer (2021-)

Hobbies: Play Super Smash Brothers and watch anime

Alternative Time Period: Late Cretaceous

Watching: Code Geass R1

Favorite Color: Gray

[Gerar's GitHub]


Wilfrantz Dede*

Software Engineer (2020-)

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

Hobbies: Reading, Movies, Coding

Favorite Color: Yellow

Nickname: Diddy

[Wilfrantz's DEV]


Adeel Hussain

Junior Software Engineer (2019-)

Hobbies: Listening to, playing, making music.

Favorite Color: Blue

Listening To: Radiohead

Reading: Mostly fiction

[Adeel's GitHub]


Tianlin "John" Fu

Junior Software Engineer (2021-)

Listening To: Lofi

Watching: The Queen's Gambit

Reading: Dystopian

Pizza Order: Jalapenos, Sausage, Banana Peppers


Manuel Mateo

Junior Software Engineer (2020-)

Watching: Sci-Fi, Action, Adventure, and Thrillers

Coffee Order: Hot black coffee

Hobbies: Running, Hiking

Pizza Order: Hawaiian

[Manuel's GitHub]



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, Software Engineer (2014-2016)*
  • Jeff Clark, Junior Software Engineer (2013-2014)
  • Anna Dunster, Software Engineer (2020-2021)*
  • Chris Frasier, Asst Lead Software Engineer (2015-2020) [In Memoriam]
  • Nathan Groggett, Software Engineer (2015-2018)*
  • Audrey Henry, Software Engineer (2014-2016)*
  • Jared Hutton, Software Engineer (2014-2015)*
  • Allie Lingard (Jensen), Asst Lead Content Developer (2015-2018)*
  • Jane McArthur, Senior Editor (2014-2016)
  • Stacy Melgard (Carlson), Software Engineer (2014-2015)*
  • Michael Parkman, Software Engineer (2014-2016)*
  • Alex Price, Asst Lead Software Engineer (2015-2017)*
  • Dave Smith, Software Engineer (2016-2017)*
  • Sergio Ramirez, Software Engineer (2016-2018)*
  • Jason Swannack, Junior Software Engineer (2013)
  • Scott Taylor, Asst Lead Software Engineer (2014-2016)*
  • Jarek Thomas, Asst Lead Software Engineer (2016-2018)*
  • Bowen Volwiler, Second Asst Lead Software Engineer (2017-2018)*
  • Derek Chen Zheng, Graphics Designer (2017-2018)*


Note to Employers

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