Calley Nye, Accessibility Developer in Los Angeles, CA, United States
Calley Nye

Accessibility Developer in Los Angeles, CA, United States

Member since November 16, 2016
Calley is an experienced UI engineer, with over ten years in the field. She blends her background in UX, design, social media, marketing, and growth to maximize product development for her clients. She has an eye for design, and a passion for creating usable, pixel-perfect, responsive UIs and experiences. Calley is often lauded for her speed, attention to detail, and thoughtfulness as an engineer.
Calley is now available for hire


  • Popularium
    Sass, Git, jQuery, ZURB Foundation, CSS3, HTML5, Django
  • Gigmor
    HTML, CSS, jQuery, Browserify, Git, Bootstrap, Sass, Blade, Laravel, PHP
  • CrowdRise
    Sass, Git, CodeIgniter, PHP, CSS, HTML



Los Angeles, CA, United States



Preferred Environment

Jira, Sketch, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe CC, Adobe Experience Design (XD), VS Code, Zsh, ITerm, Git, MacOS

The most amazing...

...project I've worked on was when I optimized the front-end for a huge codebase to a responsive front end by myself in three months.


  • Web Developer | Product | UX

    2016 - PRESENT
    • Built the entire front-end from the ground up.
    • Developed a set of standards and best practices for the front-end.
    • Came up with the analytics and UX testing strategy.
    • Wireframed, brainstormed, and developed specifications for new UI features.
    • Identified UX concerns, implemented tests, and evaluated the findings to optimize the UI/UX.
    Technologies: Sass, Git, jQuery, ZURB Foundation, CSS3, HTML5, Django
  • Front-end Developer

    2016 - 2016
    • Joined the team part-time, and got through a major backlog of bugs and product improvements.
    • Audited the codebase, and noticed many major flaws. After years of using bad contract developers, they had a Frankenstein monster. I came up with a strategy for improving the site's code and design.
    • Started by deleting unused views and methods and all coordinating stylesheets and scripts.
    • Consolidated the JavaScript and SCSS files to be easier to slice and dice.
    • Cleaned up the Blade files, reorganized the structure, and implemented a new, cleaner markup.
    • Converted the entire site to Bootstrap with an even newer design.
    • Reorganized and rewrote much of the JavaScript using Browserify.
    Technologies: HTML, CSS, jQuery, Browserify, Git, Bootstrap, Sass, Blade, Laravel, PHP
  • Front-end Developer

    2013 - 2016
    • Came up with strategy for converting the old codebase to be responsive using Foundation.
    • Implemented a solo large design refresh to start the responsive conversion process.
    • Worked closely with design and product management to streamline UX flows.
    • Strategized and developed a major new project for the company, that ended up becoming 40% of company revenue after 12 months.
    • Developed the global style guide and the UI library.
    Technologies: Sass, Git, CodeIgniter, PHP, CSS, HTML
  • Front-end Developer

    2013 - 2014
    • Developed several Facebook tab apps for a cruise line, hotel chain, and a candy company using pure HTML/CSS.
    • Developed several major cosmetics company promotional sites using HTML/CSS and jQuery.
    • Crafted several international email campaigns for major makeup companies.
    • Built a responsive app for sporting events using HTML/CSS, Sass, jQuery, and JavaScript.
    • Developed a series of promotional fashion sites with complex CSS and JavaScript animation for a major hotel chain.
    • Created a series of HTML/CSS/jQuery prototypes for a major cybersecurity firm.
    Technologies: HTML, CSS, Less, Sass, jQuery, JavaScript
  • Web Developer | Designer

    2013 - 2013
    Case Partners
    • Redesigned and developed a company website.
    • Went to client meetings to ascertain the design needs of the project.
    • Designed, wrote the HTML/CSS templates, and implemented the WordPress back-end for a law firm's website.
    • Designed, wrote HTML/CSS templates, and implemented the WordPress back-end for a cruise line's website.
    • Designed a web video portal for a local event series.
    Technologies: HTML, CSS, Subversion (SVN), Sass, Adobe Photoshop, WordPress
  • Front-end Developer

    2008 - 2013
    BlueFace Media
    • Worked on a site for a jewelry company using HTML/CSS with a PHP back-end.
    • Worked on a site for a nonprofit using HTML/CSS and jQuery with a PHP back-end.
    • Worked on a site for another agency using some cutting-edge HTML/CSS and JavaScript.
    • Ran QA testing for my projects and others.
    Technologies: HTML, CSS, Subversion (SVN), PHP, WordPress, jQuery, Sass


  • Popularium (Development)

    I work at Popularium as a front-end developer, UX designer, and acquisitions editor. I developed the front-end of the site with Django, HTML/CSS, Sass, Foundation, Git, Vagrant, Gulp, jQuery, and JavaScript. I also created the wireframes or designs for many of the UX flows and features.

  • Karma Automotive (Development)

    I developed the homepage, Karma GT page, Revero GT page, and Vision Car page.

  • Waldorf Astoria Unforgettable Stories (Development),WA,UnforgettableStories,Aux,ReadNow

    I developed this project for Waldorf Astoria/Hilton via Reconstrukt. It uses HTML/CSS, Skrollr, jQuery, and JavaScript.

  • CrowdRise (Development)

    I worked here for three years—on most of the pages and features of the site, including setting up the front-end architecture which is depended on still by the website. It wasn't responsive when I got there, so that was my biggest priority. For this project, I used Foundation, Gulp, Sass, HTML/CSS, PHP, CodeIgniter, and Git/SVN.

  • Gigmor (Development)

    I converted this company's old, bloated codebase into a leaner, meaner one. I made it responsive and more efficient using PHP, Laravel, Blade, Bootstrap, and HTML/CSS/jQuery/JavaScript.

  • Case Partners (Development)

    I designed and implemented this site in WordPress, HTML/CSS, and jQuery.


  • Languages

    SCSS, CSS5, HTML4, CSS3, CSS, HTML, HTML5, Sass, PHP, JavaScript, Less
  • Frameworks

    ZURB Foundation, CodeIgniter, Laravel, Bootstrap 4, Bootstrap 3, Bootstrap, Django
  • Libraries/APIs

    Flexbox, Handlebars, GSAP, Modernizr, jQuery, Node.js, React
  • Tools

    Adobe Photoshop, Photoshop CS6, VS Code, Photoshop CC, Sublime Text, ITerm, Zsh, GreenSock, Illustrator CC, Photoshop 7, Git, Browserify, Subversion (SVN), Adobe Experience Design (XD), Adobe CC, Sketch, Jira, Vagrant
  • Paradigms

    Responsive, Responsive Layout, Responsive Coding, UX Design, UI Design, Agile, Scrum, Agile Software Development, Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
  • Platforms

    WordPress, MacOS, Apple, Shopify, Mapbox
  • Industry Expertise

    Web Design
  • Other

    Responsive UI, Pixel Perfect, PSD Slicing, Web UI, Web UX, User Experience (UX), User Interface (UI), Cosmetics, UI, UX, PSD to HTML, CSS3 Animation, Accessibility, Front-end Development, PSD Design, Shopify Customizations, Code Refactoring, Sumo, A/B Testing, Writing & Editing, Blade
  • Storage



  • Bachelor's degree in Web Design & Development
    2009 - 2010
    Full Sail University - Winter Park, FL, USA

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