Kelli Shaver

I help media companies reach larger audiences

About Me

I'm a full-stack developer with a passion for building future-friendly, highly accessible applications.

From planning to engineering to infrastructure, I work with media publishers and producers to develop robust systems for cross-platform content distribution and social engagement. Together we grow reach, interaction, and loyalty across the ever-growing ecosystem of internet-connected platforms and devices.

Award Winning

Over 16 Years of Experience

Favorite Stack

I work with a variety of web technologies. Here are some of my favorites.

  • Ubuntu
  • AWS
  • Ruby
  • Rails
  • Postgres
  • Node
  • Ember
  • Redis
  • Nginx
  • jQuery
  • SASS
  • CoffeeScript

Lead Developer, StickyAlbums

StickyAlbums helps photographers book more clients by providing them with intuitive, WYSIWYG software to create mobile photo albums, in turn providing them with powerful marketing tools to drive sharing and engagement, resulting in increased referrals and sales and a great end product for their customers.

Time Inc. Redesign

In 2013-2014, I teamed up with the talented designers and developers at Global Moxie to take part in the redesign of the Time Inc corporate site, where I took on the role of JavaScript developer. The media-rich site showcases Time's extensive offerings across an array of platforms and media streams around the globe.

The Image Group

Providing professional photography services for their cruise line partners, I teamed up with Image to develop and implement their digital rights management system for managing shipboard and post-cruise purchases of photo content on CDs and other digital offerings.

Terrifying Robot Dog

Listen in as Jonathan Stark and I discuss how technology is changing the way we interact with the world. New Episodes are published each Friday.

Listen at TerrifyingRobotDog.com.

The Nitch Podcast

For three years, Jonathan Stark and I ran a weekly tech podcast about building apps that run everywhere using open web standards like HTML, CSS, JavaScript, REST and JSON.

Listen at Nitch.cc

Castbacker

Created for Rails Rumble 2014 with Jonathan Stark, Castbacker is like Kickstarter for podcast.

Visit the Site.

SquishTo

SquishTo is a Paperclip library for compressing JPEG images to a specified file size, while maintaining as much image quality as possible.

View on Github

Icecream

Icecream is a tiny web app that creates color palettes, histograms, and Adobe compatible swatch files via image color analysis.

Go to Icecream

Feathers

Feathers is a minimalist CSS reset and boilerplate with optional rules that can be 'layered in' to apply sensible defaults to common widgets, such as navigation, forms, buttons, and menus.

See How It Works

Meditate

A small web app designed to help track daily meditations.

Find Your Inner Peace

Hue Panel

A simple control panel for the Phillips Hue lighting system written in Meteor JS.

View on Github

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Terrifying Robot Dog - Epside 7: Setting the Whack