Kelli Shaver

About Me

I'm an award-winning full-stack developer with over 17 years of experience who specializes in helping media companies grow their audiences by improving cross-platform content delivery.

I believe the web should be fast, open, and accessible to anyone, anywhere.


  • Media Optimization & Processing

    Building scalable systems for near-lossless optimization and processing of images, video, and user-generated content.

  • Rock-Solid Publishing

    Decoupling published content from back-end systems and authoring tools for fast, distributed content delivery.

  • Payment Soloutions

    Developing purchasing platforms on top of Stripe, including one-time purchases, and more robust and flexible subscription billing than Stripe's default offerings.

Awesome Projects, Great Companies

I've been fortunate enough to work on some amazing projects with some great companies over the years. Many of these were direct client relationships, others are projects I worked closely on or managed while consulting through other agencies.

  • StickyAlbums
  • Time, Inc.
  • People Magazine
  • Disney
  • Mashable, Inc.
  • The Urban Institute
  • The Image Group
  • Morehead State University
  • Baseball Youth Magazine
  • The Travel Channel


I host a weekly podcast with Jonathan Stark called Terrifying Robot Dog in which we talk about how technology is changing the way we interact with the world.

Fun Projects

From The Blog

  • Kraft-Tex Traveler's Notebook

    I recently discovered Kraft-Tex - a paper product that behaves like fabric and looks and wears like leather. It's pretty awesome...

  • Weekend Wood Carving

    I haven't posted a weekend project in a while. I'm still doing them, though. This time I decided to try my hand at carving/whittling something...

  • Udvar Hazy Museum & The Space Shuttle Discovery

    After leaving Luray Cavern, we continued on to DC, stopping at the Udvar Hazy museum - an annex of the National Air & Space Smithsonian...

  • International Spy Museum

    We looked forward to this one for weeks. It did not disappoint. Unfortunately, there were a lot of restrictions on photography and the place was packed...

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