Joseph Chiang

Joseph Chiang

Front End Developer at Stackla

Sydney, Australia

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Joseph Chiang's Overview

  • Associate Project Manager at D-Link
  • Software Engineer at Yahoo!
  • YDN Evangelist at Yahoo!
  • Front End Engineer at Yahoo!
  • Engineer at AAEON

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Joseph Chiang's Summary

NOTE: I have accepted a Front End Developer offer on 16th of May. Not available in job market currently.

I have 9 years industrial experience as a Front End Developer. Also have full stack expertise including Rails, PHP and MySQL. Have rich experience in big companies like Yahoo! and D-Link, but also played the role of Lead Developer for 2 startups. I am passionate with learning and sharing new technologies with my colleagues. Always think if I could make things better.

Specialties: JavaScript, jQuery, YUI, YUI App (Backbone.js clone), HTML5, CSS3, Node.JS, CoffeeScript, SASS, Gulp, Twitter Bootstrap, Responsive Web, Components and Reusability, Prototyping, Semantic, Modularization, and Automation. (Currently playing with AngularJS)

Joseph Chiang's Experience

Front End Developer


Privately Held; 11-50 employees; Internet industry

May 2014Present (5 months) Sydney, Australia

Event Screen Framework - Allowing developers to implement different Event Screens with consistent approach.

Technologies used: PHP, Kohana, jQuery and Object-oriented JavaScript.

Remote UI Developer

Social Status

Privately Held; 1-10 employees; Marketing and Advertising industry

May 2014May 2014 (1 month) Sydney, Australia

Helped to finish UI revamp within 6 days so that the founders could have a wonderful UI to demo. :)

Lead Front End Developer

Faria System Ltd.

Privately Held; 11-50 employees; Internet industry

June 2013February 2014 (9 months) Taipei

Faria Systems, a SasS company, builds solutions for IB World Schools. Also highly involved in developing Integrated CRM system based on Xero.

* Creating a Bootstrap gem so that every products can apply consistent UI rapidly.
* Translating wireframe to create production-level prototypes with F1 speed.
* Developing with a bunch of best team collaboration tools.
* As a team lead, I introduce modular dev, enforce convention, and keep prioritizing tasks.

What I learn from Faria is that how to maximize the speed of creating products.

Participated projects: OpenApply, Keybridge, and iSIS.

Manager & Evangelist

miiiCasa Inc.

Privately Held; 11-50 employees; Internet industry

May 2011May 2013 (2 years 1 month) Taipei

miiiCasa Inc., a D-Link spin-off start-up company.

• New Hire Training including having training sessions and regular checkpoints for newbie.
• Developing reusable components using YUI OOP infrastructure.
• Generating Design Document that provides overall guidance to implementer and maintainer.
• Resource management including spec analysis and schedule arrangement.
• Recruiting, including job vancancies posts, questionnaire design, and interviews.
• Documentation on code convention and tutorials.
• Being an technical Evangelist that promotes miiiCasa's image.
• Encouraging culture of sharing.

Associate Project Manager


Public Company; 1001-5000 employees; Computer Networking industry

September 2009May 2011 (1 year 9 months) Taipei

D-Link need to find opportunities to provide service to end consumers so that they can build relationship between devices and users. I joined because I was really interested in hybriding device and web.

• Framework decision and building including Trac, Git, CodeIgniter, and YUI.
• Forming team foundation such as development environment, guideline and modular development.
• Mainly works for miiiCasa Goodie Bar project.
• Aiding for F2E candidate interviews including questionnaire design and asking technical questions.
• Introducing tools including FUSE, Fiddler, JSLint, PHPCS and Git hooks.
• Inventing tools like CLI Image Optimizer, DataURI & MHTML transformer, and JavaScript L10N tool.
• Packaging and deployment script.
• Developing reusable components.
• Open miiiCasa including developer website, open social and Caja introduce.

Software Engineer


Public Company; 10,001+ employees; YHOO; Internet industry

January 2009August 2009 (8 months) Taipei

I joined Wretch Team, which was the most famous social network in Taiwan. I got better understanding of software engineering at that period of time.

• Refactoring including code style consistence, unit tests, and API documentation.
• Participating in planning new service which is powered by Symfony.
• Front-end performance tuning such as image optimization and favicon.
• Introducing front-end guidelines.
• Enhancements for some innovation ideas and minor revamp.

YDN Evangelist


Public Company; 10,001+ employees; YHOO; Internet industry

May 2008December 2008 (8 months) Taipei

I always love to share with developers so I transfered to YDN Taiwan as an Tech Evangelist.

• Continuously blogging for Yahoo!'s open technologies.
• Build connections between developers.
• Participating, sometimes having presentations in developers' meetings and conferences.
• Providing aids to hold internal and external activities including Open Hack Day.

Front End Engineer


Public Company; 10,001+ employees; YHOO; Internet industry

October 2005April 2008 (2 years 7 months) Taipei

• Making visual designer's mockup into the professional HTML page and delivering to Engineer.
• Considering about Web Standard, Accessibility, Layered Semantic Markup, and Unobstructive JS.
• Mainly working for Knowledge Plus projects.
• Supporting for different projects such as Lifestyle, Money, UGCHub, YKK, Movie, Music and Home.
• Tech lead which was responsible for interviewing, training, and holding code reviews.
• Having presentations for Campus Recruiting by Human Resource Department.



Public Company; 201-500 employees; Computer Hardware industry

June 2004August 2005 (1 year 3 months) Taipei

It's my first permanent job.

• Developing systems including Workflow, Distributors Registeration, and Sales Management.
• Mainly using Microsoft solutions such as ASP, ASP.NET, and MSSQL.
• Handling almost everything to create a new service including planning, discussion, page design, DB schema design, and of course, code writing.

Joseph Chiang's Skills & Expertise

  1. JavaScript
  2. Front-end
  3. Git
  4. Web Development
  5. YUI
  6. HTML
  7. HTML 5
  8. CSS
  9. Ruby
  10. User Experience
  11. AJAX
  12. PHP
  13. Linux
  14. Accessibility
  15. OOP
  16. Subversion
  17. Software Engineering
  18. JSON
  19. Node.js
  20. ASP.NET
  21. Apache
  22. CodeIgniter
  23. MySQL
  24. Project Management
  25. Scrum
  26. Ruby on Rails
  27. Vim
  28. Web Standards
  29. ASP
  30. MVC
  31. Maintainability
  32. Progressive Enhancement
  33. Compass
  34. Fiddler
  35. REST
  36. Bootstrap
  37. jQuery
  38. CoffeeScript
  39. Leadership Development
  40. SASS
  41. HTML5

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Joseph Chiang's Education

Tunghai University

BA, Foreign Language and Literature


Study Foreign Languages and Literatures.

Activities and Societies: Work Camp, Fast Softball School Team

Joseph Chiang's Honors and Awards

  • Honorable Mention, Open Hack Day 2009

    • October 2009

    We modified the firmware so that the router can rewrite any HTTP response. It powers a toolbar UI that shows on every web pages. Users can upload photos to SNS and even plays it to TV and Photo Frames.

  • Passionate Lecturer

    • 2008

    I always love to be the volunteer to have cross-department tech talks.

  • Final 20, Yahoo! Hack Day 2008

    • December 2008

    My hack is "Everyone could be Wretch Editor". It uses the new Wretch API that finds today's best beauties by social network power.

  • Hacker's Choice, Yahoo! Hack Day 2007

    • 2007

    My hacks is "Running using Wii Remoter". You can pick up a route and running using Wii remoter. While running, you can see local photos.

  • Best of the Team

    • 2007

    I really enjoy sharing new technologies with team members and passionate with training for newbies.

  • Championship, Yahoo! Year End Competition

    • 2006

    The hack is named as "Cuore Diary". I combine Flickr, Yahoo! Blog, Delicious, YouTube, and Google Map to show the Open API possibilities.

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