Caleb Ely

Web Developer



  • Over 7 years experience
  • Extensive experience since 2013
  • Python, JavaScript, PHP
  • HTML, CSS, Tailwind CSS
  • Docker, Flask, MySQL/MariaDB
  • Active open source contributor
  • Detail-oriented and technical-minded
  • Excellent communication and people skills


Georgia Southern University
  • August 2020 (starting)
  • Master of Science in Information Technology
Georgia Southern University
  • 2020 Summa Cum Laude
  • Bachelor of Science in Information Technology
East Georgia State College 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 — May 2020
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


#vss365 today API
  • November 2019 — current
  • A Flask-based REST API for #vss365 today. Uses a MariaDB database for data storage and integrates with the Mailgun Email API service to deliver daily email notifications. GitHub
Georgia Southern Faculty & Staff Directory
  • April — July 2019
  • Developed an updated replacement to the existing outdated, PHP-based, high-traffic faculty and staff search. Using Flask, 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 Flask-based web app to provide a full archive of the Twitter-based #vss365 daily writing challenge prompts. Integrates with the Twitter API to find the latest writing prompt. Backed by a custom-developered REST API. Official website GitHub
Are You on a Date?
  • June 2018 — January 2019
  • A satirical website created as a learning project to better understand Flask. Integrates with the Yelp Fusion API and mobile device geolocation data to provide "results". 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 Georgia's Best Emerging Poets 2019: An Anthology Wiregrass 2019 Calliope XXXVI 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