clever developer

We Got That!

We are dedicated to web standards here at Clever Developer. We can build your site with HTML5 and CSS3 for the future, supporting non-HTML5 compliant browsers at the same time.

Custom Training

We offer custom courses that cover Front-End Web Development, Introductory Programming, Media Creation, and more.

Efficiency is Money

We will make you and your company fast and efficient.

Businesses who ride the front of the wave of technology benefit from being among the first. Push the envelope with us, and save money at the same time!

Workflow Audits

Workflow audits increase efficiency, whether it's just you or a whole company. We'll go through your processes and tell you how to save time and money.

What We're Watching

We always have our eye on new technologies. We love to play with them, write about them, and implement them in new ways. We also focus on how simple and often free solutions can help improve productivity at our clients' businesses.

Businesses who ride the front of the wave of technology benefit from being among the first. Push the envelope with us, and save money at the same time!

Training, Consulting, and Custom Classes

What We Offer

We specialize in new media, web development, and technical consulting, and offer consulting and training in the following applications and topics. We offer custom one-on-one tutoring, on-location. Group rates can also be arranged.

Workflow Optimization

  • Increasing your efficiency and productivity
  • Streamlining and customizing your workflow
  • Keyboard Shortcut Strategies
  • Collaboration and Document-Sharing Workflows

Web Development

  • HTML / CSS
  • HTML5 / CSS3
  • Dreamweaver
  • JavaScript / jQuery
  • Flash
  • ActionScript
  • Best Practices, the Big Picture


  • Video Editing
  • After Effects
  • Photoshop


Custom Projects

We like to focus on unique projects, building innovative and inspiring sites and applications. With front-end experts, back end experts, and the help of fantastic frameworks like CodeIgniter and JQueryUI, the projects we churn out are functional and secure, custom to your needs. Let's push the envelope of what's possible.

Blogs and Portfolio Sites

Our blogging platform of choice is Wordpress. We can help you get set up with a custom domain, hosting plan, and a blog in no time.
We also offer support plans, so you can get your site up and let us worry about it.

Existing Sites

Do you already have a website? Do you need changes, code cleanup, or a major overhaul? We are up to the challenge! Our team is well-suited to fix or upgrade your site, whether you need front-end or back-end changes.

Other Stuff

We do even more stuff too! Go ahead and fill in this spot with whatever you need. We thrive with custom projects, and have the expertise to get almost anything done. So give us a shout!

Labs: Cool Freebies, Hacks, and More

The Team

Ben Jaffe

Ben Jaffe

Ben is a freelancer and technology consultant. He is a web designer and developer, a new media expert, a programmer, and teaches all of these topics.

Ben also cohosts GeekSpeak, a radio show and NPR-syndicated podcast about science and technology, and teaches for several tech training companies in the Bay Area.

Jordan Hart

Jordan Hart

Jordan is a tech and media guru. He will bring precision to your projects and your research. With a diverse media background involving event and presentation media, film and print, he can seamlessly integrate these technologies for a holistic experience.

In addition, his background in copy editing and public speaking makes him the perfect candidate for web copy as well as custom training and reports.


Rick Wiltsie

Rick engineers complex web apps for both business and entertainment. He coded and manages, the most successful mixed martial arts game in a browser window.

He has also designed a content management system from the ground up, and developed from scratch a web based, modular production workflow system.

The Blog

Work With Us!

Email us and let us know what you need.

Whether it's a custom course, development help,
or a workflow audit, Ben will get you set up!