Alberto Chang, Software Developer in New York, NY, United States
Alberto Chang

Software Developer in New York, NY, United States

Member since July 13, 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.
Alberto is now available for hire




New York, NY, United States



Preferred Environment

Git, Ruby, NPM, Node.js, Atom, Homebrew, MacOS

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.


  • Founder, Technical Director

    2009 - PRESENT
    • Consulted with startups and design agencies on technology stacks and UI experience.
    • Helped startups rescue failing technologies.
    Technologies: Python, Ruby, PHP, CSS, HTML, JavaScript
  • Senior Developer

    2014 - 2015
    Ogilvy & Mather
    • 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: CSS, Less, HTML, JavaScript
  • Creative Developer

    2013 - 2014
    Firstborn Multimedia
    • 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: CSS, HTML, JavaScript, PHP
  • Senior Presentation Developer

    2013 - 2013
    • Led front-end development using responsive mobile-first techniques. Template integration in Demandware using ISML.
    Technologies: ISML Templates, CSS, HTML, JavaScript
  • Creative Technologist

    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: PHP, CSS, HTML, JavaScript
  • Web Technologist II

    2009 - 2011
    Frog Design
    • Web Technologist on the GE account. Maintained 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: CSS, HTML, JavaScript
  • Senior Front-End Developer

    2007 - 2009
    Ultra 16
    • 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: CSS, HTML, JavaScript, PHP
  • Front-End Developer

    2007 - 2007
    Alexander Interactive
    • 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: Java, Python, Ruby, CSS, HTML, JavaScript
  • Junior Web Developer

    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: PHP, CSS, HTML, JavaScript


  • Time Warner Cable WiFi-Denti-Fier

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

  • JetBlue

    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

    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

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


  • Languages

    Sass, CSS3, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, PHP, Less, Java, Ruby, ECMAScript (ES6), TypeScript, HTML5, Python, Haml
  • Libraries/APIs

    jQuery, Ruby on Rails API, Node.js, Twitter API, Facebook API, Handlebars, jQuery UI, React, Backbone.js
  • Other

    Front-end, Performance Optimization, ISML Templates, Homebrew, User Interface (UI), Design, SVG
  • Frameworks

    Laravel, ZURB Foundation, Angular, Express.js, Ionic 2, AngularJS, Bootstrap, Ember.js, Django, Ruby on Rails (RoR)
  • Tools

    Subversion (SVN), Bower, Git, Atom, NPM, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, VMware, Bugzilla, Mantis, Confluence, Jira, Gulp, Grunt, Yeoman, Middleman, Canvas, Jenkins, Vagrant
  • Platforms

    BREW, MacOS, Meteor, WordPress
  • Paradigms

    Object-oriented Design (OOD), REST, Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Agile Software Development, Object-oriented Programming (OOP)
  • Storage

    MongoDB, MySQL


  • Associate's Degree in Communication Design
    2005 - 2006
    Fashion Institute of Technology - New York

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