Dev Bootcamp

Seattle Coding Bootcamp

Seattle is a rich environment for tech experts of all sorts. From titans like Amazon and Microsoft, to mid-sized firms like Expedia, Zillow, and Tableau, to engineering offices for companies like HipChat, Slack and Github, Seattle is a great place to learn to code and work as a developer. Close to Pioneer Square and walking distance to downtown, our Seattle coding bootcamp offers a comfortable learning community where you will learn full stack web development and the tactics to launch your career in technology.

Dev Bootcamp
83 S. King Street
Seattle, WA 98104

Our Staff

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Lacey Padgett

Career Developer

Born and raised in Silicon Valley, Lacey has always been interested in the tech industry. After serving as a Peace Corps volunteer and years of nonprofit counseling work, Lacey was able to combine her passion of the tech industry and workforce development. In collaboration with local partners, Lacey cultivated a bootcamp to train underrepresented and low-income individuals in the fundamentals of web development. Her dedication to diversify the tech industry and help students and employers find their match has brought her to Dev Bootcamp Seattle. Offline, Lacey enjoys doing yoga, hiking, and searching for good food and fun!

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Stuart Jones


Stuart has been programming since 1981 and is still passionate about programming today. He joined us in September 2014, after almost 20 years working as a developer, teacher and entrepreneur. Stuart has built desktop and web applications in C++, PHP, Java and Ruby which have been used by millions of people around the world. He joined Dev Bootcamp because he loves programming and loves supporting people’s dreams. When Stuart’s not coding he’s taking care of his baby girl.

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Erica Melzer

Community Marketing Manager

Erica Melzer is an advocate for tech diversity with a passion for helping people find their way in technology. Born in rural Ohio, she moved her family to Seattle in 2014 and began immersing herself in the local coding community. Erica is particularly interested in reducing barriers to entry for women and minorities and she helped to do this as Executive Organizer of the WIT Council. A roller derby fan, you can often find her on skates being pulled by her pitbull, Riggins.

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Rae Burruss

Program Coordinator

Rae came to Seattle and DBC by way of New Haven, Connecticut, Boston, Massachusetts, and New Orleans, Louisiana. She enjoys reading, exploring, travel, and anything that will make her laugh. She has an eclectic professional background ranging from operations to legal services to working with kids but operations is her jam! Rae is happy to be at DBC to help enrich and shape the culture here.

Jordan Kamin


Jordan came to Dev Bootcamp as a student. After graduating the program he spent a year doing contract web development work. He missed DBC so much that he came back to work as a Teacher at our SF campus. Jordan moved up to Seattle to help launch our Seattle campus. He lives with his awesome wife and his socially awkward dog.

Where Dev Bootcamp alumni work in Seattle

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Alumni & Their New Employers

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Ivan S.

Graduated 2014, San Francisco

Software developer at Provoke Solutions

“I moved to Seattle, worked remotely for a while, then found the company I currently work for. They have everything I was looking for. They like to play around with different technologies and have a great environment.”

Steven N.

Graduated 2013, San Francisco

Web Developer at Experi

“I went to DBC because I wanted to learn to code, but also because I wanted to learn to be a better team member."

Katherine H.

Graduated 2014, San Francisco

Support Engineer at

“I left DBC with confidence in my ability to learn anything.”

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Dev Bootcamp is licensed under Chapter 28C.10 RCW. Inquiries or complaints regarding this private vocational school may be made to:

Workforce Training and Education Coordinating Board
128-10th Avenue Southwest
Olympia, Washington 98504

Supporting Documentation: 2017 Catalog