Glen Elkins

Creative Engineer, Manager & Writer

I’m a web engineer with a background in design and writing. During the day, I'm an engineering manager at Spire Digital and at night I build things I'm passionate about, like CampCrew.co, Pack Party, and curate the Dev + Design Roundup.

Read my posts on Medium, connect with me on LinkedIn, follow me on Twitter, use my photos on Unsplash, or send me an email.

Pack Party

Camping Lists, Made Easy. Pack Party

Pack Party is a web application that makes creating, managing, and sharing camping lists easy. My partner and I have launched and are actively iterating on an MVP release of this project.

It is developed using PHP, MySQL, Vue.js, HTML & CSS and leverages Laravel Spark.

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Dev + Design Round Up

Articles for web professionals. Dev + Design Round Up

The Round Up project exercises design, development, writing and marketing. it's a way for techies to stay on top of the best articles in the industry once-a-week.

For this project, I employ a Lean UX philosophy, and validate small assumptions about my user base over quick iterations on features, content and marketing.

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Data Centers

Data Center Brokers. DataCenters.com

DataCenters.com is a web application that lets users find data centers that fit their geological, technical and pricing needs.

This product is built in PHP, and uses the Laravel framework, Backbone, jQuery, and a custom SCSS framework.

Live Site

Rally 4

Rally around your cause. Rally 4

Rally4 is an MVP product for a start-up who focuses on enabling users to give to causes they believe in. The application includes a custom control panel for admins to access, and integrations with payment processors.

This product is built in PHP, and uses the Laravel framework, Backbone, jQuery, and a custom SCSS framework.

Live Site

Revolution 4 Good

It take Courage To Care. Revolution 4 Good

Revolution 4 Good was built to support a marketing campaign tied to Rally4. The web application allows users to create, vote for and donate to causes. The build includes a custom control panel for admins to access, and integrations with payment processors.

This product is built in PHP, and uses the Laravel framework, Backbone, jQuery, and a custom SCSS framework.