Caleb Ely

Web Developer



  • Over 6 years experience
  • Python, JavaScript, PHP
  • Python Flask, Docker, MySQL/MariaDB
  • Active open source contributor
  • Detail-oriented and technical-minded
  • Excellent communication and people skills


Georgia Southern University
May 2020
Bachelor of Science in Information Technology
East Georgia State College
2018 Magna Cum Laude
Associate of Arts in Core Curriculum
Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society
Honors award in theatre performance
Southeastern Technical College
2015 honors graduate
Associate of Applied Science in Website Design & Development
Certificate in Website Development
3rd in SkillsUSA GA 2015 Computer Programming competition


Georgia Southern University
IT Services Solutions Enginnering Student Assistant
March 2018 — current
East Georgia State College
ACE Student Tutor
September — December 2017
Lewis Color, Inc.
Web Developer Intern
May — August 2017
East Georgia State College
IT Student Worker
August 2016 — May 2017
Lewis Color, Inc.
Web Developer Intern
July — August 2016


Georgia Southern Faculty & Staff Directory
April — July 2019
Developed an updated replacement to the existing outdated, PHP-based, high-traffic faculty and staff search. By using the Flask framework, simplifying the search criteria, utilizing AJAX requests, designing a brand new MariaDB database, offloading Oracle database dependency to a daily background process, and building a full-featured administration panel, the revamped Directory received high praise across the university. (Official website)
#vss365 today
January 2019 — current
A small web app built using the Flask framework. Integrates with the Twitter API and MailJet Send API service to find, archive, and deliver email notifications for the daily #vss365 writing challenge. (Official website, GitHub)
Are You on a Date?
June 2018 — January 2019
A satirical website created as a learning project to better understand the Flask framework. Integrates with the Yelp Fusion API and mobile device geolocation data. (Official website, GitHub)
Boats Animator
October 2015 — January 2019
A free stop motion animation program for Windows, macOS, and Linux utilizing HTML5, JavaScript, and WebRTC. Contributions include developing core features, reviewing code, and prioritizing work. Served in programming consultation role since stepping down from active development in late 2018. (Official website)
ValueBook Publishing
August 2017
Lead a one week, three person redesign of ValueBook Publishing, creating a brand new look, feel, and tone. Additionally updated the underlying PHP and MySQL database to conform to modern standards. (Official website)
CarDoozy Store
April — July 2016
Developed, managed, and maintained the CarDoozy Store, a custom-developed e-commerce site targeted to car dealers to provide state-required printed forms and commonly used dealer products. Work included upgrading code from PHP 5.3 to 5.6, implementing, fixing, removing, or rewriting broken, incomplete, or poorly designed features, and composing a road map of future developments. (Official website)
May 2016
Designed, implemented, and launched the fourh iteration of, a promotional site for an e-commerce store and printed product program for car dealer associations to save time and money on dealer products and printed needs. Design scheme built around pre-existing logo and promotional material. (Official website)


VSS365 Anthology: Volume One
Mark A. King
September 2019
"Sting" (poem)
"Braid" (poem)
Georgia's Best Emerging Poets 2019: An Anthology
Z Publishing House
August 2019
"Listen" (poem)
Wiregrass 2019
East Georgia State College
May 2019
"poeta vitae" (poem)
Calliope XXXVI
Georgia Southern University
May 2019
"Every moment is hurt" (poem)
The George-Anne Miscellany Magazine
Miscellany @ GS
March 2019 — "Angel" (poem)
April 2019 — "Though I Hurt, I Love" (poem)
America's Emerging Poets 2018: Southeast Region
Z Publishing House
December 2018
"When We Were Young" (poem)