Jen Chan

front end developer// based in Toronto // jenchan.biz

Experience


Support Engineer, ReCollect (remote), Jan 2018 – Aug 2018


  • Improved internal support tool with JavaScript in a custom web app on FreshDesk
  • JSON editing, metric reports with PostgreSQL, ran bash scripts to automate tasks
  • Bug triage and reproduction on SauceLabs, LogDNA. Dev environment on Docker, tmux, vim, solr.
  • Managed progress on Pivotal Tracker, wrote documentation on Confluence

Front End Developer, Mirum, Oct. 2016 – Aug 2017


  • Built and tested emails on 40 clients and browsers, quality-tested email automation tool
  • Wrote documentation for web accessibility (a11y) standards
  • Attended client briefings for product requirements, refined QA spec for emails
  • Git workflow and JIRA ticketing, sitemapping with PowerMapper

Web Development Consultant, Trinity Square Video, Jan 2017 – Nov 2018


  • Research and testing of different libraries and tools to create a web and mobile app gallery of VR artwork that don’t require a headset to view
  • Helped with creating VR art exhibition in a mobile app, provided artists with tech support in adapting their work to EEVO and JanusVR platforms
  • Relevant Press: Globe and Mail, Toronto Star

Lecturer, School of Art Institute Chicago, Aug 2013 – May 2015


  • Taught "Wired I", and "Wired II" (creative coding, glitch art, HTML, CSS, JS, Git, three.js, ProcessingJS) to undergraduate students

Education


  • Syracuse University Masters of Fine Art, Art Video, 2010 – 2013
  • University of Toronto Mississauga HBA, Communications, Culture, Information Technology, 2006 – 2010
  • Sheridan College Diplomas in Digital Culture and Studio Art 2006 – 2010