Kelly Rauwerdink

Kelly has recently been slurped into the ranks at 8th Light, a software consultancy headquartered in Chicago, IL. Previously she had been directing art and design at, in the beautiful Madison, WI. Kelly has a Bachelors of Fine Art at the University of Wisconsin – Madison and an Associates degree in Graphic Design from Madison College.

While pixels and keyboards are a major part of the 9-5, she tends to feel more at home with dirt under her nails and ink somewhere on her face. Her goal is to make life more delightful with design and art, especially when it can make you laugh.

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8th Light

8th Light is a software consultancy that is passionate about building productive long-term partnerships with its clients, its employees, and the software community.

Our team of multi-disciplined software professionals are experts in applying the principles and practices of software craftsmanship in all different languages and frameworks. Whether training in a classroom setting, developing in our Studio, or embedded inside of client teams, we follow principled processes that prioritize the long-term health of the software.

Our innovative Modern Apprenticeship Program emphasizes hands-on learning curated by a working professional, and prepares developers from a wide range of backgrounds to have long careers on our team as professional developers and consultants.