Hi, I'm Annie.

I am a designer with a passion for all things creative and interactive. I have an M.S. in Creative Technologies and Design, and a B.S. in Computer Science. I have a unique combination of design, development, and research expertise that enable me to tackle a diverse set of user experience projects.

Skills

Development

JavaScript, Node, React, p5, Python, C++, C#, JavaScript, Java, C, Bash, Unity, Raspberry Pi, Arduino, IoT, machine learning, Dreamweaver

Design

HTML/CSS, Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, XD, Figma, Sketch, storyboarding, user flows, wireframing, low and high-fidelity mockups

Research

Quantitative/qualititative methods, published in several academic journals and conferences

Creative

Laser cutting, 3D modeling, prototyping, electronics, Logic, Max/MSP, GarageBand, Supercollider

Publications

“Our Dog Probably Thinks Christmas is Really Boring”: Re-mediating Science Education for Feminist-Inspired Inquiry
Annie Kelly, Christine Chang, Christian Hill, Mary West, Mary Yoder, Joseph Polman, Shaun Kane, Michael Eisenberg, & R. Benjamin Shapiro
In Proceedings of the 2020 ICLS International Conference of the Learning Sciences

Making changes: Counteracting Latina Young Women’s Negative STEM Experiences Through Culturally Responsive Physical Computing
Liam Fischback, Kristin Searle, R. Benjamin Shapiro, Annie Kelly, & Colby Tofel-Grehl
In Proceedings of the 2020 ICLS International Conference of the Learning Sciences

Code Against the Machine: Beginner-Friendly Physical Computing Technologies for Performance
Annie Kelly
Master's Thesis, University of Colorado Boulder 2019

Code Against the Machine: Design-based Research Towards More Equitable Computational Tools for Performing Artists
Annie Kelly
In Proceedings of the 2019 ACM Conference on International Computing Education Research

Tangible and Playful Connected Learning
Sherry Hsi, Annie Kelly, Lila Finch, R. Benjamin Shapiro, Colin Dixon, Mike Petrich, & Karen Wilkinson
A workshop facilitated at the 2018 Connected Learning Summit

ARcadia: A Rapid Prototyping Platform for Real-time Tangible Interfaces
Annie Kelly, R. Benjamin Shapiro, Peli de Halleux, & Thomas Ball
In Proceedings of the 2018 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems

BlockyTalky: New programmable tools to enable students’ learning of networks
Annie Kelly, Lila Finch, Monica Bolles, & R. Benjamin Shapiro
In Proceedings of the 2018 International Journal of Child-Computer Interaction

Universal Mind Control
Annie Kelly & Monica Bolles
Presented at the 2018 IMERSA Summit in Columbus, OH

BlockyTalky: A Prototyping Toolkit for Digital Musical Interfaces
Annie Kelly, Monica Bolles, & R. Benjamin Shapiro
A workshop facilitated at the 2017 International Conference on New Interfaces for Musical Expression

Becoming Butterflies: Interactive Embodiment of the Butterfly Lifecycle
Annie Kelly, Matthew Whitlock, Stephen Voida, et al.
Poster presented at the 2017 ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing

BlockyTalky: Tangible Distributed Computer Music for Youth
R. Benjamin Shapiro, Annie Kelly, Matthew Ahrens, et al
Selected for the 2017 Computer Music Journal

Audiovisual Playground: A Music Sequencing Tool for 3D Virtual Worlds
Annie Kelly & Kristofer Klipfel
In Proceedings of the 2017 CHI Conference Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems

BlockyTalky: A Physical and Distributed Computer Music Toolkit for Kids
R. Benjamin Shapiro, Annie Kelly, Matthew Ahrens, & Rebecca Fiebrink
In Proceedings of the 2016 International Conference on New Interfaces for Musical Expression

Feel free to contact me for job inquiries and freelance work.