David Jonathan Blurton

Kvisthagi 25, 107 Reykjavík
+(354) 786 7902


Full Stack Developer, Optimal Audio

September 2019 — September 2022

Lead developer of firmware and front end for a networked digital audio product with realtime web control. I had sole ownership of the software development and designed and implemented the firmware, networking and user interface. (react, typescript, c++, kubernetes)

Music Director, Hvítasunnukirkjan Fíladelfía

June 2021 — December 2021

Coordinated a diverse group of over 100 volunteers.

Consultant, Jiko

March 2019 — April 2019

Designed and implemented a GraphQL API to abstract legacy API services in a high-security bank environment. (python, kubernetes)

Head of Product, Takumi

September 2016 — December 2018

Responsible for product roadmap, project delivery and engineering quality. Technical lead for front-end products, including consumer apps and websites for conducting business operations. Managed a distributed team of 8 developers. Communicated product roadmap across the company and coordinated with sales offices in 4 countries. (react, react native, python, postgres, kubernetes)

Senior Web Developer, Aranja

October 2014 — September 2016

Built web applications for clients such as Google, Facebook, Nest, Landsbankinn and many more. Highlights include the redesign of the Android developer documentation site and responsive web games for Google's Santa Tracker, both used by millions of people worldwide.

Software Engineer, Redgate

November 2011 — October 2014


BSc Mathematics ‐ University of Southampton, UK

2008 — 2011


Manufacturer of the Year ‐ Optimal Audio

AV Awards 2022

Open Source Project ‐ tala.islensku

SVEF Awards 2017


Recreating vintage divide-down synths ‐ Audio Developer Conference, London

November 2019

Full stack javascript development with Docker ‐ JSConf, Iceland

August 2016

Building an API for Icelandic ‐ Reykjavik JS meetup

July 2015