Hui Zhang

Web Developer

huizhang

Berkeley, CA

Sr. Web Developer with 10 years of extensive experience in the web industry. Particular strengths in design, development and implementation of complex web environments. Content Management System management, complex PHP/JS script programming, and design implementation to CMS themes. Uniquely skilled in leveraging finalized development for
department wide site deployment. Recognized for strong innovation, self-management, and project management

Skills


  • Skills
    Web development, web design, flash application development, web/application UI, UX usability, host management, Network management, Team leadership.

  • Tools
    jQuery, Bootstrap, CSS, PHP, JSON, MySQL, , Drupal 7, WordPress 3, Joomla, LAMP, Enqii EnGage OSM, Flash AS 2, Adobe Creative Suit, Final Cut Studio, Aperture, Filemaker, Microsoft Office.

  • Languages
    Fluent in spoken and written Chinese, fluent in American Signed Language.




Experience

  • Media Specialist
    Berkeley, CA
    Nov 2014 - Present
    University of California Berkeley
    Overseeing 20+ active Student Affairs websites.
    Redesign and update existing outdated designs/web technology.
    Offer client solutions with customized Drupal function build.
    Trouble shoot existing and new Drupal template as needed per client.
    Managing content update during seasonal changes and operational changes.
    Migrating static sites to Drupal on Pantheon server, collaborated with IST on back-end transfers, resolve any known issues before a launch.
    Maintain ongoing security/module update patch for all Drupal sites.
    Manage new user and existing Drupal user account permissions per site.

    Milestones in 2015
    • http://housing2.berkeley.edu (Drupal)
    • http://sa.berkeley.edu/dean/mentalhealth (Drupal)

    Milestones in 2014
    • http://caldining.berkeley.edu ( Re-launched in Drupal )
    • http//catering.berkeley.edu (Re-launched in Drupal )

    In Progress:
    Early Childhood Program ( Re-launch in Drupal )
    Academic Centers ( Drupal )
    Administrative Operations ( Re-launch in Drupal )
    Career Center ( Re-launch in Drupal)
    Office of Registrar ( Drupal)
    Admission student blog ( Drupal )
    Conference services ( Drupal )
  • Web Developer
    Berkeley, CA
    Aug 2012 - Nov 2014
    University of California Berkeley
    Oversee Caldining websites. Redesign and update existing outdated designs/web technology. Design XML/flash based electronic board widgets for campus wide cafeteria digital display. Maintaining communication with SAIT/Vendor for Caldining web and digital menu board support and trouble shooting.

    Sucessfully re-launched:
    http://caldining.berkeley.edu (php/json, jQuery, bootstrap, no CMS )
    http://catering.berkeley.edu (php, jQuery, bootstrap, no CMS)

    Launched:
    http://californiamemorialstadium.com (Wordpress)

    And other XML/flash based electronic board designs for campus wide cafeteria digital display.
  • Home
    Oct 2008 - Present
    Freelance
    Freelance contractor various company, focusing on web design/front-end development (CSS, HTML, JS, PHP). Small photography projects such as sports, wedding, events and product photo.

    Clients includes: Apple, Infor, Gallaudet University, Sunnovations, Brilliant Echo, US Deaflympics, NAD, Josh Swiller, Sign World TV, and Tenzin Chopak.

    More work in the progress, non-publc sites
    http://hui-zhang.com/
  • Sr Web Designer
    San Ramon, CA
    May 2011 - Aug 2012
    Reply.com
    Creates advertising email, landing page products. Converting old table based email/landing page template into modern Responsive HTML/CSS, SEO compliant format. Collaborating with marketing department on new idea/design for next products.
  • Sr Web Developer 
    Arlington, VA
    Aug 2007 - Oct 2008
    Corporate Executive Board  
    Assisting to Creative Director scoping out projects within time frame, and work load need. Creating detailed, phased project plans using Excel worksheet, with automatic time tracking. Analyze, understand and document application functions for client needs. Create wireframes, site maps, schematics, process maps, feature lists, mockups, visual specification, personas, interaction design specifications and other artifacts to fully detail the intended user experience. Using best practices, current trends, and emerging technologies in the current projects. Used advanced flash Action Script 2.0 for various internal applications, constantly improving the overall user interface design to ensure the best experience for end users.  Ensuring application design and UI will be replicable across the firm. Change/update projects with client's feedback through written and oral communication, also maintain a tight turnaround time. Coaching team members on design aesthetics with various projects. Assist to technology manager on trouble shooting software/hardware issues.
  • Sr Media Developer
    Washington D.C.
    Jul 2004 - Aug 2007
    Gallaudet University
    Designs, implements, and maintains the Academic Bowl website. And assists with Office of Enrollment Services website, including sites for the Admissions Office, Registrar's Office, and Financial Aid Office. Designs publications for recruitment purposes; uses desktop publishing and graphic skills to produce from conception through completion a variety of e-recruitment and print publications, including brochures, posters, and advertisements. Photographs activities on and off campus. Manages online photo gallery for new images as needed; videotapes and edits on-campus and off-campus video footage for OES and Academic Bowl, Supervises contract and student photographers. Supervises contract and student video-grapher and video editors.
  • Apple Specialist
    Hollywood, CA
    Aug 2003 - Jun 2004
    MelroseMAC
    Apple certified technician, repair, and upgrade Apple Macintosh computers. Webmaster for the company website for promotional purpose.  Certifications: Apple Certified Desktop Technician, Apple Certified Portable Technician, Apple Certified Software Technician
  • UI Designer
    Vienna, VA
    May 2001 - Aug 2003
    i1. Inc
    Design and develop company web site, interface design for e-commerce software, designed promotional package for new applications. Also responsible for publication design for company public relations.
  • Sr Designer
    Shanghai, China
    Jul 1999 - May 2001
    Shanghai HSD Media
    In charge of Web design, web hosting, IT support. Brochure design, publication layout (Travel China 'Shanghai Edition'), Pocket Shanghai.

Education

  • BA
    Washington D.C
    Sep 1995 - Jun 1999
    Gallaudet University
    Graduated with degree in Graphic Design