Steven Yang

Steven Yang

San Francisco, United States
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Steven Yang

Steven Yang

San Francisco, United States
Member since October 8, 2013
As a full-stack web developer, Steven does everything from tweaking UI interfaces in Sketch to designing scalable back-end architectures. He also tests and transforms ideas into quality products as an entrepreneur. He enjoys adapting to new technologies and studying fundamental ideas.
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Portfolio
  • Google, Inc.
    Python, JavaScript, Java, Polymer
  • Hua.li
    Ruby on Rails, Sinatra, JavaScript, HTML5, CSS3
  • Ele.me
    JavaScript, jQuery
Experience
  • Ruby, 4 years
  • Ruby on Rails, 4 years
  • Sketch, 1 year
  • Linux, 3 years
  • JavaScript, 3 years
  • PostgreSQL, 2 years
San Francisco, United States
Availability
Part-time
Preferred Environment
Linux
The most amazing...
...thing I've developed is a distributed and asynchronous order processing engine.
Employment
  • Software Engineer
    Google, Inc.
    2015 - PRESENT
    • Built the test infrastructure for all YouTube web applications.
    • Built tools (linter, code generator) to automate YouTube web workflow.
    • Built a distributed pipeline to build and compile Polymer components.
    • Served as core team member for a closure-template Python compiler.
    Technologies: Python, JavaScript, Java, Polymer
  • Tech Co-Founder
    Hua.li
    2012 - 2014
    • Designed the back-end with a message queueing architecture to enable asynchronous order processing.
    • Settled the infrastructure and automated deployment with Capistrano plugins.
    • Established front-end integration tests with Selenium, Chrome Driver, and Capybara.
    Technologies: Ruby on Rails, Sinatra, JavaScript, HTML5, CSS3
  • Front-end Developer, UX Designer
    Ele.me
    2011 - 2012
    • Rebuilt the UI, leading to a 13% rise in conversion and a 12% drop in bouncing rate.
    • Optimized the bandwidth usage with an ETags caching strategy.
    Technologies: JavaScript, jQuery
Experience
  • Huali eCommerce website (Development)

    One of the largest eCommerce flower sites for which I was in charge of the design and development. The front-end is developed under a mobile-first strategy. The back-end is developed to be modular through an order processing priority system.

  • Biggest Food Ordering site (Development)
    http://ele.me

    The biggest online ordering platform in China. I rebuilt the front-end UI from scratch to focus on user behavior flows.
    One amazing thing I designed and built is the website background, which will adapt to the local time of the user in real-time.

Skills
  • Languages
    Ruby, Python, JavaScript, Clojure, PHP, C, Java
  • Frameworks
    Ruby on Rails, Sinatra
  • Tools
    Sketch, Vim, Emacs, Sublime Text 2
  • Paradigms
    Test-driven Development (TDD), Unit Testing, Agile Software Development, Prototype-based OOP, Class-based OOP, Functional programming
  • Platforms
    Linux
  • Libraries/APIs
    jQuery, React.js, Backbone.js, Redis Queue
  • Storage
    Redis, PostgreSQL, MongoDB
Education
  • Bachelor's degree in Economics
    Zhejiang University - Hangzhou, China
    2006 - 2011
  • International Program degree in International Economics
    Keio University - Tokyo, Japan
    2009 - 2010
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