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full stack developer with focus on simplicity and elegance

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NameAdam Chan

LocationToronto, ON, Canada

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Full stack developer with focus on simplicity and elegance, building around user experience principles.

A keen eye for design; listener, observer, problem-solver; occasionally psychic!

If I had to pick, my virtue would be prudence and my sin would be sloth.

Some things I believe in:

Tools

HTML5 CSS3 SASS/SCSS JS/ES6 JQuery Vue.js nodejs PHP 5/7
npm git MySQL VS Code Sublime
Adobe Illustrator Adobe Photoshop Adobe Animate Adobe XD Figma Notion

Experience

2016 - 2021: Lead Developer, Stepworks

  • Drive development efforts for both internal initiative as well as client-facing projects
  • Develop digital solutions to problems from conception, development, testing, launch, and maintenance
  • Offer support and recommendations to creative team on digital aspects
  • Improve workflow between and within teams by establishing processes and employing best practices
  • Develop SOPs and other standards
  • Regular knowledge sharing session to keep the team abreast of the latest trends and practices

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

Heng An Standard Life 2020

https://hengansl.com.hk/en

Hong Kong based insurance company website revamp.

Credit: Stepworks
html/cssjavascript/jqueryresponsiveapivuenuxtheadless cmsstrapi

MotherApp 2018

https://motherapp.com/

Hong Kong based app-developer-turned-digital-solutions company to revamp/rebrand themselves to more than just building apps.

Credit: Stepworks
apiwordpress

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

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