Kelly Churchill

With more than 17 years experience building web sites, including 13 years programming and application development experience, I am dependable, possess a strong work ethic and have an ability to turn complex problems and business rules into practical applications.

Technical Strengths

  • Complex Web Applications, Database Design, Systems Analysis, E-Commerce
  • Front End developer proficient in: NodeJS, Javascript, HTML, CSS
  • LAMP developer proficient in: PHP/MySQL, MVC Frameworks (Laravel 4, Kohana), jQuery, Git/SVN
  • Familiar with: Agile, Backbone JS, Underscore JS, Java, C++, Rails


Developer Manager
Design@IBM - September 2017 to Present
  • Managing and directing a team of six software developers across three project teams.
  • Evaluating employee performance.
  • Setting expectations and goals for department and individual developers.
  • Recruiting, interviewing and coaching of developers
  • Establishing and socializing common best development practices across all project teams.
  • Maintaining a high level view into all development projects and providing dev lead support, when needed.
  • Making recommendations for developer project assignments/workload balance.
  • Contributing on an individual level, when needed.
Front-end Developer Evangelist, FED@IBM Program Lead
IBM - August 2016 to Present
  • Heavily involved with enabling and supporting product team executives and management across Offering Management, Engineering, and Design globally
  • Enabling the global FED@IBM community on:
    • Understanding user needs, and exploring user-centered designs
    • Specifying, building, testing, deploying, maintaining, and supporting front-end code
    • Identifying and addressing design, development, and delivery performance bottlenecks
    • Actively participating in code and design reviews, pair design, and pair programming activities
    • Coaching, educating, and advocating FED best practices
Senior Front End Engineer
IBM - July 2015 to August 2016
  • Development lead for team of engineers
  • Launched NodeJS microservice for REST API documentation
  • Accessibility focal point for product UI
  • Provide guidance to designers and front end developers for accessibility compliance
  • Co-facilitated design thinking workshop
Senior Developer 
White Lion Web + Mobile Development - 2008 to 2015
  • Project lead role for multiple complex web application development projects including e-commerce and other third party integration
  • Piloted junior developer mentor program which involved overseeing development from estimate to launch
Lead Web Developer
Wildwood Interactive - 2006 to 2008
  • Lead Developer, Project Management, Systems Analysis, Application Design, Quality Assurance
  • Managed the development of multiple complex database driven online applications with e-commerce
Creative Cursor Web & Graphic Design - 2001 to 2006
  • Designed and built websites for a variety of businesses
  • Built online registration system for a dance school 
  • Integrated shopping carts, autoresponders, and multiple third-party applications


Girl Scouts of Central Texas
2004 to 2016
  • Planned events for 600+ scouts
  • 2013-2014 Oak Hill Service Unit Outstanding Volunteer award
  • 2012 Pat Dugan Girl Scouts of Central Texas distinguished volunteer award recipient
  • Oak Hill Service Unit Cookie Booth Manager – managed cookie booth assignments for 80 troops at 70-120 daily booth time slots, created web application with troop login to facilitate assignments (
  • Troop Cookie Manager and Troop leader
Girl Scouts of Cactus-Pine Council, Arizona
2001 to 2004
  • Neighborhood Manager - managed 70 troop leaders and neighborhood events, facilitated leader meetings
  • Troop leader, troop cookie manager


Bachelor of Science, Computer Science
Arizona State University - December 2001
  • College of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Computer Science & Engineering 
  • 3.12 GPA, 3.26 Major GPA, Dean’s List, Member of Association for Computing Machinery