adam chan
front and back-end developer with focus on simplicity and elegance

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NameAdam Chan

LocationCentral, Hong Kong

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Front and back-end developer with focus on simplicity and elegance, building around user experience principles.
A keen eye for design; a logical bottom-up thinker, listener, and an observer, also occasionally psychic!
If I had to pick, my virtue would be prudence and my sin would be sloth.

Some things I believe in:

Tools

Front-end technologies - HTML5, CSS3, javascript, jQuery

Workflow - sass, gulp, git, svn

Third-party integration - Google APIs, Facebook, Instagram

Creative media - Photoshop, Illustrator, Flash Animate

Back-end technologies - PHP, MySQL, .net, c#, java

CMS - MODx, WordPress, Ektron, Kentico 9

Experience

2016 - Present: Lead Developer, Stepworks

2012 - 2015: Digital Developer, Fluid HK Ltd

  • Work closely with designers and technical lead to develop solutions based on project needs
  • Compile technical specifications for project needs
  • Provide recommendations from a UX and development perspective
  • Manage and maintain work by 3rd party vendors and freelancers

2010 - 2011: Web Developer, Creasians Company Limited

  • Attend client meetings, discuss and recommend solutions
  • Develop and implement said solutions; ranges from simple HTML-only to e-commerce websites to event RSVP systems
  • Interaction design for web elements based on design/layouts
  • Manage and maintain web/email hosting services for clients
  • Liaise with external contractors and maintain out-sourced projects
  • Provide support and troubleshooting for clients

2009 - 2010: Multimedia Developer, Atomic Sushi

  • Build and develop websites based on design/layouts
  • Develop tailor-made CMS solutions based on requirements
  • Writing documentation/user guides
  • Assist in client training with various backend systems

Education

2003 - 2007: B.Sc. Computer Science, University of Toronto, Canada

1999 - 2003: A level, South Island School, Hong Kong

Works

fluid [re]framed campaign 2015

http://reframed.fluidhk.com/ offline

Campaign website designed to take the user on a journey through various challenges in the modern digital age. See how users react to thought-provoking problems and situations and participate in discussions driven by insights.

Credit: fluid hk
html/cssjavascript/jqueryresponsivesvgdatabasecmsapi
reframed

Burger Awareness Week Hong Kong 2015

http://burgerweekhk.com/ offline

BAW HK is an event aimed at celebrating and promoting burger culture in Hong Kong. By showcasing a curated list of delicious burgers and burger restaurants as well as organised events, it strives to bring more and more tasty buns and patties to the mouths of people.

Credit: fluid hk
html/cssjavascript/jqueryresponsivecmsapi
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Hong Kong Polytechnic University School of Design 2013 - 2015

http://sd.polyu.edu.hk/

In collaboration with a Dutch agency Studio Dumbar, the PolyU SD website is built to serve as the central hub for information and collaboration from programme details and events information to student profiles and projects. The comprehensive system allows the school and departments to post news and info as well as allow students and staff to manage their own profile and projects.

Credit: fluid hk
javascript/jquerycmsphpdatabasesoap

WasLu 2014

http://www.waslu.com/

Online photobook website aimed at families to collaborate and record memories of their children and loved ones.

Credit: fluid hk
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waslu

Eurasia Cup 2014 2014

Golf tournament website with separate matching pages for both teams, each with individual profiles as well as shared information. During the tournament, score information is updated live via an XML feed and displayed on the website.

Credit: fluid hk
html/cssjavascript/jqueryresponsivecmsxml
eurasia

GHC Asia 2014

http://ghcasia.com/

Rebranded corporate website, redesigned and streamlined content structure and delivery to make the myriad of information more accessible to users.

Credit: fluid hk
html/cssjavascript/jqueryresponsivecmsmulti-language
ghc

Startmeup.hk 2013

http://www.startmeup.hk/

Powered by InvestHK, Startmeup.hk is designed to be the one-stop portal for all things related to the start-up community in Hong Kong. With up-to-date news and community organised events as well as a curated list of valuable resources. The annual Startmeup Venture Programme attracts hundreds of applicants.

Credit: fluid hk
html/cssjavascript/jqueryresponsivecmsphpapi
smu

Various features on LaneCrawford.com 2011

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