About Us

Odd Birds

The people you’ll work with...

As a client, you'll get to know our tight-knit team on a first-name basis, with direct access to everyone involved. We’ll all learn what makes your company special, and discuss features as a team – keeping backend, frontend, and design integrated for a shared understanding of your project and goals.

Feel free to start a conversation with one of us through the social networks listed, in our public Slack chat, or in person at a meetup or conference.

Miriam Suzanne

Miriam leads our process, working with clients and users to organize priorities, and find solutions to their unique problems. She is a pioneer of modern CSS techniques and open source Sass tools – including the popular Susy responsive-grid toolkit, and True unit-testing library. She is the co-author of SitePoint’s Jump Start Sass, a well-known speaker at front-end conferences, and a multi-media artist with extensive experience in theatre, writing, music, and visual art.

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Jonny Gerig Meyer

Jonny leads the front-end development process, turning your ideas into functional interactions. He has been writing clean, well-tested JavaScript web applications for over eight years. An active member in the JavaScript community, Jonny has authored or contributed to numerous open source projects. He’s easily distracted by a game of ultimate frisbee, homebrewing delicious IPAs and stouts, and trying to keep up with his two young kids.

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Sondra Eby

Sondra spearheads the design process through brand development, user experience design, and usability testing. She has been creating custom brands and integrated web graphics for over thirteen years. She has lead the marketing teams for a variety of small businesses, and acted as co-founder and Chief Marketing Officer of a personal care products manufacturing startup where she coordinated multiple crowdfunding campaigns that reached over 200% of their goal. Sondra is also a multi-media artist, author, and musician – bringing a unique perspective to audience engagement and interaction.

David Glick

David co-leads our server-side development, managing code architecture, database design, and deployment. He has been building web-based software in Python and JavaScript for over a decade. He has been a prolific contributor to the Plone web content management system, and enjoys learning new tools–most recently React, elasticsearch, and the Pyramid web framework. When he’s not coding, David can be found experimenting in the kitchen or singing in the Seattle Bach Choir.

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Kit La Touche

Kit co-leads our server-side development, managing code architecture, database design, and deployment. He is a web developer, computational linguist, Linux system administrator, and game designer. He’s been active in Python & Django web development since 2007, and also acts as a process consultant for businesses – helping teams find the flow of communication that works best for them.

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Stacy Kvernmo

With over 15 years of experience, Stacy takes the lead on interface development, architecting accessible and maintainable HTML, CSS, and Sass. Balancing a love of design and code, she enjoys experimenting with new design processes and tools as well as new web technologies like CSS Grid Layout. Stacy is enthusiastic about teaching and speaking at design and front-end development conferences. She is a co-host of the WordPress Naperville meetup group and is a superfan of far too many podcasts.

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Carl Meyer

Carl is an active owner and developer-emeritus, providing oversight and counsel to the development team. He is a core developer of the Django Python web framework, an elected member of the inaugural Django technical board, ex-maintainer of the widely-used pip and virtualenv package management tools, co-author of multiple accepted enhancements to the Python language and ecosystem, and a Fellow of the Python Software Foundation. He is also a regular speaker at the annual Python and Django community conferences. When not chasing a more elegant algorithm, he chases frisbees, hockey pucks, and a pair of sons.

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