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Alberto Chang

Alberto Chang

New York, NY, United States
Member since April 24, 2015
Alberto is a seasoned interaction designer and web developer who specializes in creative prototyping and production of web and mobile applications using web technologies. He is a creative and practical individual, and looks forward to working on interesting projects.
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Portfolio
Experience
  • CSS, 8 years
  • JavaScript, 8 years
  • HTML, 8 years
  • jQuery, 5 years
  • Sass, 4 years
  • CSS3, 4 years
  • PHP, 2 years
New York, NY, United States
Availability
Part-time
Preferred Environment
Mac, Homebrew, Atom, Node, NPM, Ruby, Gem, Git
The most amazing...
...thing I've built was a flight booker UI that was very fast at figuring out routes from each airport from a very complex set of data.
Employment
  • Founder, Technical Director
    Grandiose
    2009 - PRESENT
    • Consulted with startups and design agencies on technology stacks and UI experience.
    • Helped startups rescue failing technologies.
    Technologies: JavaScript, HTML, CSS, PHP, Ruby, Python
  • Senior Developer
    Ogilvy & Mather
    2014 - 2015
    • Led the front-end development of Philips Health Innovation website with a team of four other front-end developers.
    • Led daily standup meetings to push agendas and delegate responsibilities.
    • Developed templates and components for Adobe Experience Manager.
    Technologies: JavaScript, HTML, Less, CSS
  • Creative Developer
    Firstborn Multimedia
    2013 - 2014
    • Developed sites using a hybrid responsive and adaptive approach.
    • Developed sprite animations for Canvas using gaming development techniques.
    • Implemented a development/deployment process for new projects using Gulp, Grunt, and Vagrant for Laravel projects.
    Technologies: PHP, JavaScript, HTML, CSS
  • Senior Presentation Developer
    Razorfish
    2013 - 2013
    • Led front-end development using responsive mobile-first techniques. Template integration in Demandware using ISML.
    Technologies: JavaScript, HTML, CSS, ISML
  • Creative Technologist
    Rokkan
    2011 - 2012
    • Created an in-house light-weight jQuery framework.
    • Established a development convention for front-end coding.
    • Trained clients and team on JavaScript best practices.
    Technologies: JavaScript, HTML, CSS, PHP
  • Web Technologist II
    Frog Design
    2009 - 2011
    • Web Technologist on the GE account. Maintained GE.com and their microsites on a day-to-day basis.
    • Led the development of GE’s intranet, InsideGE, and redesigned it as well as training GE’s tech team on JavaScript best practices and conventions.
    • Developed the first ever HTML5 video player with closed-caption support for iPad and iPhone for GE (Experimental).
    • Consulted Frog’s tech teams on JavaScript for developing enterprise-scale applications for clients such as CA Technologies, Estee Lauder, Qualcom, and TimeWarner.
    Technologies: JavaScript, HTML, CSS
  • Senior Front-End Developer
    Ultra 16
    2007 - 2009
    • Led the development and directed the tech team for all projects for Ultra 16. Helped manage projects and scope out timeline on development.
    • Helped push forward the adoption of MVC frameworks such as CakePHP.
    Technologies: PHP, JavaScript, HTML, CSS
  • Front-End Developer
    Alexander Interactive
    2007 - 2007
    • Led the front-end development for numerous new projects. Helped refactor many existing projects with semantic HTML and proper CSS to support new emerging browsers.
    Technologies: JavaScript, HTML, CSS, Ruby, Python, Java
  • Junior Web Developer
    HUGE
    2006 - 2007
    • Established a HTML/CSS development convention. Translated designs from PSD to HTML on a day-to-day basis. Consulted for the team on CSS techniques and IE6 bugs.
    Technologies: JavaScript, HTML, CSS, PHP
Experience
  • Time Warner Cable WiFi-Denti-Fier (Development)
    http://www.thefwa.com/site/time-warner-cable-wifi-denti-fier

    Led the development of the mobile experience of the WiFI-Denti-Fier using canvas/game development techniques.

  • JetBlue (Development)
    http://www.jetblue.com/

    Lead Front-End Developer on JetBlue ReDesign. Responsible for the front-end architecture on UI components, and delegation of responsibilities to team. My chief responsibility was developing the flight booker.

  • GE iPad Web Video Player (Development)

    As an experimental project for General Electric while working at Frog Design. I was assigned to build the first ever HTML5 video player that supported closed captions on the first-generation iPad Mobile Safari.

  • Majestic Steel Website (Development)
    http://www.majesticsteel.com/

    Led front-end development and back-end integration of this fully responsible/adaptive parallax website.

Skills
  • Languages
    JavaScript, CSS, Sass, CSS3, HTML, Less, PHP, ECMAScript (ES6), TypeScript, Python, Ruby, HTML5, Haml
  • Libraries/APIs
    jQuery, Backbone.js, jQuery UI, Handlebars, Facebook API, Twitter API, Node.js, Ruby on Rails API, React.js
  • Other
    Front-end, Performance Optimization, SVG, Design, User Interface (UI)
  • Frameworks
    Laravel, Ruby on Rails (RoR), Django, Ember.js, AngularJS, Ionic 2, Express.js, Bootstrap, ZURB Foundation, Angular
  • Tools
    Git, Bower, Subversion (SVN), Vagrant, Jenkins, Canvas, Middleman, Yeoman, Grunt, Gulp.js, JIRA, Confluence, Mantis, Bugzilla, VMware, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator
  • Platforms
    BREW, WordPress, Meteor
  • Paradigms
    Agile Software Development, Object-oriented Design (OOD), REST, Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Object-oriented Programming (OOP)
  • Storage
    MySQL, MongoDB
Education
  • Associate's degree in Communication Design
    Fashion Institute of Technology - New York
    2005 - 2006
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