I’m Jens Fischer, an NYC based Tech Lead and Full Stack Developer. I take pride in clean, scalable work, that's built with attention to detail.

Selected Work


Role: Co-Founder

Herd is a two-sided marketplace for support groups, that makes it easy for therapists to list group sessions and for others to find and book them online.

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Role: Tech Lead

A marketing site for clinical trials, using a modular component system, a headless CMS and large datasets. Our streamlined agile workflow allowed my team to deliver this project in record time.

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Oscar Health

Role: Tech Lead

Online presence for Oscar Health Insurance, centered around a headless CMS and data-driven design. Our work empowered Oscar's marketing team by dramatically reducing time to market in 28 locales and increased conversion noticeably.

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Google Earth Studio

Role: Full Stack Developer

A powerful browser-based motion design software for Google Earth’s satellite and 3D imagery. Our team consisted of only three core devs and built a fully working, patented app in record time.

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Companies I’ve worked with include: Google, Microsoft, Spotify, Shopify, Oscar, Coca Cola, EA Sports, Puma, HTC, Kodak, IBM, FOX, National Grid and many more.

2020 - present Co-Founder - Herd Health Inc.

Design and manage an innovative, efficient, and sustainable technology infrastructure that accomplishes the company’s mission and business goals within a secure and scalable platform. Oversee the design and engineering efforts holistically.

2016-2019 Tech Lead - Something New

Responsible for shaping the technical strategy and vision for the company, supporting business development and overseeing successful engagement delivery. Developed systems and tooling for improved workflows towards best practices. The role meant being hands-on from pitch to post-launch, including tasks such as prototyping, architectural and sprint planning, code contribution/review, and documentation.

2010-2016 Senior Developer - B-Reel

Contractor on a senior/lead level. Directly involved with pitches, client meetings, prototyping and full-stack development of campaigns, applications, microsites, and games for international brands.

2009-2010 Senior Developer - Fantasy Interactive

Senior Developer on projects ranging from microsites to video portals. Involved in all aspects of the projects, from concepting, pitches, project planning, day to day client meetings, internal reviews and production efforts.

2008-2009 Developer - Firstborn

Worked on award winning marketing experiences for large brands, mostly as the only developer on the project, or as lead on a small team. Helped see projects through all phases; including pitch work, design, development, and client delivery.

2007 Developer - Design & Systems

Interdisciplinary research and development in the field of digital media, with a particular focus on experimental, digital user interfaces.

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