Matt Wei

Front-End Web Development, Design, and Consulting

Expertise

  • Industries: 8 years experience in non-profit, startup, design, leadership, event, and health organizations
  • Languages: Proficient in HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, PHP; elementary Python
  • Tools: SASS, jQuery, GitHub, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Bootstrap, WordPress, Brackets, Mac OS X, iOS
  • Skills: Google Apps, SEO, PageSpeed, Facebook Open Graph, ad campaigns, mailing lists, domains, hosting
  • Virtues: Minimalist, responsive, and mobile‑friendly designs crafted by hand with great, consistent content

Experience

Matt Wei

Freelance Web Consultant
March 2015 – Present
  • Partner with clients seeking online platforms for non-profit organizations, small businesses, and entrepreneurs
  • Collaborate on publishing content, redesigning company branding, and enhancing functionality of existing websites and associated social media
  • Develop with discoverability strategies including SEO, PageSpeed, social media, and responsive design in mind

Iris

Design and Marketing Ops
October 2014 – January 2015
  • Led re-branding efforts for the Iris beta by crafting consistent copy, visuals, and product offerings
  • Collaboratively re-designed the landing and application views with responsiveness, context, and brevity in mind

KPOPCON

Executive Director
August 2011 – Present
  • Founded first national K-pop convention in the US that now attracts 500 guests and dozens of industry partners
  • Direct project management of two-day event with a $10,000 budget and tasks including mission visioning, sponsorship procurement, community collaboration, feedback surveys, and positive motivation
  • Mentor 20 student leaders to excel in professional finance, design, marketing, and workshops within 6 months
  • Enhance brand recognition, engagement, and loyalty through media campaigns and focusing on responsive site

Asian & Pacific Islander LGBT Pride

Co-Chair, Web Developer
March 2014 – July 2014
  • Completed project in half the time (3 months vs. 6 months) with 150% increase in programs and engagement
  • Redesigned branding with suite of refreshed products including a responsive new website, shirts, and social media
  • Collaborated with community leaders on coordinating the parade contingent, kickoff events, stage performances, outreach booths, and providing health information and services to thousands of attendees

Education

University of California, Berkeley

Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering
May 2013

Extracurricular

  • Avid follower of iOS and Android development practices, mobile apps and technology, and UX design
  • Community collaboration with Google Apps, including Gmail, Hangouts, Drive, Docs, Sheets, and Slides
  • Professionally working proficiency in Mandarin, Cantonese; elementary proficiency in Korean, French