Jeremy made his first website for a band he was playing with in Germany in 1997. He founded Clearleft with Andy Budd and Richard Rutter in 2005, and now guides the company’s technical direction.
Jeremy Keith

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Before co-founding Clearleft, Jeremy was a freelancer front-end developer, working with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript. Jeremy acts as the Research and Development wing of Clearleft: investigating new technologies, trying out new techniques, and keeping abreast of the ever-changing world of web development.


He curated our conferences Responsive Day Out and Patterns Day.

International recognition

Jeremy is a respected voice within the industry, having spoken at notable conferences such as An Event Apart, Mobilism, Web Directions, SXSW, DIBI and Build. He has also written articles for A List Apart, 24 ways, and written books on Javascript and HTML5.

Away from the office

Jeremy plays bouzouki in the band Salter Cane, and runs thesession.org an Irish traditional music community. He also organised the world’s first Science Hack Day in London in 2010 and BrightonSF, an evening of chat and readings with leading sci-fi authors during the Brighton Digital Festival in 2012.

More from Jeremy

Recent articles by Jeremy

Handing back control

Opinion

"The most successful systems are not imposed from the top down, but involve everyone, especially those most marginalised." An emergent theme at An Event Apart in Seattle.

Patterns Day 2: June 28th, 2019

The first Patterns Day was in the Summer of 2017, and it was a glorious—a single day devoted to all things design system-y: pattern libraries, style guides, maintainability, reusability. It was a lot of fun, so let's do it again!