Chi Zhang, Chrome Extensions Developer in Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Chi Zhang

Chrome Extensions Developer in Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Member since April 19, 2015
Chi Zhang is a Hong Kong-based web developer who has been working both in back-end and front-end web development for over four years. He has an additional five years' worth of mobile and desktop software development experience.
Chi is now available for hire




Hong Kong, Hong Kong



Preferred Environment

Git, Emacs, OS X

The most amazing...

...thing I've made is a web browser extension intended for personal use, but which has expanded organically to thousands of users around the world every day.


  • Product Engineer

    2011 - PRESENT
    Douban Inc.
    • Developed and maintained Douban FM.
    • Responsible for the improvement and maintenance of the Douban FM music library.
    • Developed and maintained Douban music product.
    • Created a Git source control platform for company use.
    • Built an artist royalty system.
    • Collaborated closely with designers to create the Douban music programs home page and to propose and implement a card-flipping animation effect, which got high praise from the users after its release.
    Technologies: MySQL, Git, Flask, Django, Quixote Web Framework, Python
  • Senior Software Engineer

    2009 - 2011
    • Developed software for Symbian mobile devices.
    • Developed and maintained Chinese input methods on the Symbian platform.
    • Maintained Korean input methods on the Symbian platform.
    • Designed and developed mobile apps on Symbian mobile devices.
    • Worked on the Symbian software project for Nokia devices.
    Technologies: C++, Symbian
  • Senior Software Engineer

    2006 - 2009
    Tsinghua Tongfang
    • Designed and developed software for a medical platform using C++ on Windows.
    • Led a 15-person team to produce software as team lead.
    • Supervised developer work.
    • Designed medical software infrastructure.
    • Solved problems and provided solutions for customers.
    Technologies: Windows, COM, C++


  • Douban Music Programs Home Page

    For playlists created by normal people to be found more easily by the users, we dig out the playlists in the back-end and render them in an elegant way. Minimalist design leads to top performance.

  • Golden Fleece Program

    The Golden Fleece program plans to accept ads and share future revenue with musicians based on the number of plays. I built the back-end of the system which focuses on robustness, efficiency, and extendability.

  • Pinboard Plus (Chrome Extension for Bookmark Service)

    My personal utility at first, then used by few friends and recommended to the world, now it has more than five thousands users around the world.


  • Languages

    Python, JavaScript, CSS, HTML, SQL, C++, Java, Objective-C
  • Other

    Chrome Extensions, COM, Quixote Web Framework
  • Frameworks

    Django, Flask, AngularJS
  • Tools

    Emacs, Git, Makefile, Terminal, Shell, Slack, Jenkins, GitHub
  • Libraries/APIs

    Flask-RESTful, React, jQuery
  • Platforms

    OS X, Windows, Symbian, Android, iOS
  • Storage

    Redis, MongoDB, JSON, MySQL


  • Bachelor's Degree in Information and Computing Sciences
    2002 - 2006
    Beijing University of Technology - Beijing

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