Brandon Zhang

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A web developer based in China (UTC+8), with a strong passion for creating user-friendly and accessible websites and web applications. I have professional frontend development experience for a SaaS platform. I am accustomed to working independently while maintaining effective communication with team members. As a dedicated professional who is always eager to learn, I stay updated with the latest industry trends.

Website: https://heybran.cn / Github: https://github.com/heybran / LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/heybran
Email: heybran@proton.me / Mobile: +86 13665001690 / Location: Fuzhou, Fujian, China (UTC+8)


Highlights

  • Understanding of web accessibility from a user and development point of view and have working experience with accessibility testing.
  • Solid knowledge on Web Components and its best practices.
  • Strong knowledge on front-end technologies like HTML, CSS (Flexbox, Grid, Nesting, BEM) and JavaScript.
  • Working knowledge on React, TypeScript, SASS and Astro.
  • Experience with backend technologies like Node.js, Express.js and PHP.
  • Comfortable working with relational MySQL and Postgres databases.
  • Experience creating and consuming RESTFUL APIs.
  • Experience with e2e testing with Cypress and Playwright, and automatic accessibility testing with Cypress.
  • Experience developing WordPress plugin and building custom Gutenberg blocks with React.
  • Experience with Docker, AWS DynamoDB.

Experience

  • Remote WordPress Developer - rgbcode

    November 27, 2023 - Present

  • Remote Front-End Developer - awe

    November 1, 2021 - May 31, 2023

  • Freelance WordPress Developer

    March 1, 2021 - September 23, 2021

  • Industrial Equipment Salesperson - Fuzhou Hailin Power Co., Ltd.

    May 6, 2015 - March 1, 2021

    At HAILIN POWER, my job involves with selling industrial products like diesel engines, diesel generators and water pumps, also attend Canton Fair and international trade shows to find new prospects and build a better connection with existing clients. I also do product photography and some basic graphic design.

  • Real Estate Salesperson - Yango Group Co. Ltd

    September 4, 2012 - April 17, 2015

    Salesperson for local Real Estate properties. Cold-calling prospects, showing/pitching properties to potential buyers on a daily basis.


Certificates

WAI0.1x: Introduction to Web Accessibility

I have successfully completed and received a passing grade in WAI0.1x: Introduction to Web Accessibility, a course of study offered by W3Cx, an online learning initiative of World Wide Web Consortium.

You can view the certificate directly on https://courses.edx.org/certificates/60ade6a2ced049b4affda9000f673fdb or check the PDF version.


Projects

  • cucumber-components

    author

    A collection of native web components built on top of web standards with a focus on accessibility.

    • HTML
    • CSS
    • JavaScript
    • Web Components
    • Vite
    • Node.js
  • react-typescript-sasskit

    author

    A React/TypeScript/Express SassKit demo project with Github OAuth signup flow.

    • React
    • TypeScript
    • Express
  • breeze-router

    author

    A lightweight, zero-dependency client-side router for single page applications (SPAs).

    • JavaScript
  • freeinvoicebuilder

    author

    A online free invoice builder (not deployed yet) hand-crafted by me with Deno/Node.js, vanilla JavaScript (Web Components).

    • JavaScript
    • Web Components
    • Node.js
    • Deno

Education

Jimei University

2008.9.1 - 2012.7.1

Bachelor's Degree in Building Environment and Equipment Engineering