Kyle Kerley

I focus on web development with specializations in Rails, React, and WordPress. I love working with complex, deeply-relational data and displaying it via simple, usable interfaces. I prefer building entirely custom solutions to using off-the-shelf code whenever possible.


A curated selection of sites and applications I've built or otherwise contributed to

Other examples

Janus Henderson Investors – Global Web Platform (GWP)
Janus Henderson Indices
Shorewest, REALTORS
Shorewest, REALTORS – Agents sites
Yellow Pine Farms
K16 Solutions


The languages, frameworks, and technologies I've focused most on, but not an exhaustive list


  • Headless WP w/GraphQL or REST
  • Custom theme development
  • Custom plugin development
  • Premium theme modification


  • React (with and without hooks)
  • Next.js
  • Redux
  • ES6
  • jQuery


  • Traditional Ruby on Rails applications
  • Custom Rails APIs


  • User interface and user experience best practices
  • Data architecture and design
  • Server management (initial deployment, securing, patching)
  • Deployment pipelines


All relevant work history

Other jobs

Noble Applications

Full-stack developer
Noble Applications

April 2018 - May 2019

Lead developer for all-things front end. The preferred stack was React with Redux, but there were a few Angular and rich jQuery applications that had to be maintained as well. Some basic WordPress sites were created for marketing purposes, but most work was putting some kind of admin interface on top of a Java API that was powering Android/iOS apps.

Top Floor Technologies

Front End Developer
Top Floor Technologies

July 2014 - July 2017

Lead WordPress and front end developer; mentor to numerous junior developers. Concepted, designed, built, and maintained mobile-friendly, interactive websites for numerous clients using WordPress, Drupal (6, 7, 8), ModX, and X-Cart. Created an onboarding learning track for new developers to complete in order to learn our internal processes and workflows.


Web Developer

July 2013 - July 2014

Built high quality, responsive/mobile-ready emails from the ground up, tested across the board in Litmus for numerous clients, including: Hewlett-Packard, Marriott, Sport Chalet, Lands’ End, Intel, Silver Star Brands, Darden Restaurants, and VSP among many others.

eBay Enterprise

Campaign (Support) Specialist
eBay Enterprise

January 2012 - July 2013

Sole point of contact for all client services and development needs for 13 clients, including eBay, eBay Australia,, and Bassmaster. I ran weekly status meetings, strategy planning sessions, and then built out highly-dynamic emails based on client needs. I was also responsible for creating targeted recipient lists based on provided criteria for each send.

Merkle, Inc.

Email Developer
Merkle, Inc.

June 2010 - January 2012

Built, QA’d, and deployed highly-dynamic HTML and text emails for DirecTV, Samsung, Royal Caribbean International, Intel, Blockbuster, TGI Fridays, Wendy’s, GMACI Insurance, and many more. The dynamic prototype I built in two days using ExactTarget (and learning it from the ground up in the process) for Royal Caribbean secured Merkle that multi-million dollar contract. I also interacted directly with clients, running status calls and addressing minor client services needs.

Direct Supply, Inc.

Web Content Developer II
Direct Supply, Inc.

July 2008 - May 2010

Helped design, build, and launch the corporate website and implement updated branding standards for all web and print properties. Created a fabric swatch viewer application using Adobe Flex 3 to replace a 400-page static HTML microsite, making maintenance much easier and allowing for greater functionality. Lead developer in conjunction with IT on a SharePoint portal for construction clients to manage all relevant documents and information. Managed the transactional site content: created monthly promos, added new products, removed expired products, and etc. Handled all dynamic email messaging through Lyris. Also interned this same job on the same team in the marketing department during college, from March 2005 – November 2006.


XML Developer

June 2008 - July 2008

Built and QA’d the XML backend powering an Adobe Flash application for the Harley-Davidson 2009 Motorcycles website. The application contained stats and other informational data for each of the motorcycle models and all associated accessories/features/add-ons for each, in eight different languages.

Assurant Health

Web & Technology Designer
Assurant Health

November 2006 - June 2008

Responsible for managing the enormous intranet library of proprietary industry knowledge used by compliance and most other departments of the company. It was built in Microsoft CMS 2002 (the awful precursor to SharePoint). I was the point of contact for a team of 11 Technical Writers and either solved their technical intranet problems myself or worked with IT to solve them to ensure they were able to add new and manage existing content that was vital to call centers successfully complete their jobs.