Adam Shackelford

Wilmington, NC ยท

I am an experienced full-stack developer with 16+ years experience, including 10+ years working with Amazon Web Services.

Available for freelance, part-time, or full-time work.


Technical Advisor

Caravan Interactive
Jun 2019 - Present

Serve as a technical resource to Caravan Interactive.

Provide ongoing technical guidance and support to the development team. Ensure continuing scalability and reliability of AWS infrastructure.

Chief Technology Officer

Caravan Interactive
Jan 2009 - Jun 2019

Started company with one $10,000 project, scaled up to a staff of 14 to build and support client applications and websites.

Managed development and served as tech lead on e-commerce projects, websites, native mobile apps (iOS and Android), bringing client ideas from concept to product release.

Served as primary support engineer, developed tools to notify support team of issues and errors, maintaining 99.99% uptime for enterprise clients.

Application Developer

Grey Healthcare Group
Jan 2008 - Jan 2009

Developed award-winning games, applications, and kiosk software, helping to raise the profile of my department within the larger Grey network.

Worked closely with back-end development team to integrate Flash software with server-side applications (PHP, .NET).

Hired, managed, and directed freelance developers to ensure that deadlines were met and products delivered successfully.

Interactive Developer

INC Design
Sep 2006 - Dec 2007

Built web-based versions of corporate annual and environmental reports, developed interactive Flash widgets for corporate websites.

Worked directly with clients to design new website features, deploy updates, and ensure development goals were met at minimum cost.

Went on-site to perform installation of kiosk software for clients at conventions, expos, etc.


Javascript, HTML5/CSS3, PHP, Objective-C, Java, Ruby, Actionscript

Node.js, ExpressJS, React, Sass, Less, Gulp, Grunt

mySQL, noSQL, MongoDB, DynamoDB

Shopify, Wordpress, Vae, ExpressionEngine, Magento

AWS Architecture, Security, and Scalability

Git, SVN, SEO, Adobe Creative Suite, Google Apps


Some of the things I've built

Brands I've worked with
  • Artnet
  • Gagosian Gallery
  • Human Rights Watch
  • IBM
  • Pepsi
  • Radical Media
  • Stella McCartney
  • WWD
  • Vice

Achievements & Certifications


Apart from building websites since I was a kid, I enjoy a number of other hobbies. Boardgame night is always a good time, as are videogames. In the great outdoors, I love kayaking, hiking, and cycling. I also enjoy playing and listening to music.