katie zhu

is an artist, writer, and engineer.

She's based in Oakland and is available for illustration work and commissions. Email desk@katie.cm.

katie co-hosts and produces Sweet and Sour, a podcast about being an Asian woman in America. You can find her creative portfolio on Behance. She's built products for Medium, The New York Times, NPR, GOOD, and Northwestern's Knight Lab.

Illustration

Web development

Slimformation / Northwestern University Knight Lab

+CoffeeScript +SCSS +Brunch.io +Chaplin.js +Backbone.js +git

During my final quarter at Northwestern, I took a class titled "Collaborative Innovation and Journalism in Technology." My team adapted the thesis of Clay Johnson's The Information Diet and built a Chrome extension to allow users track their personal news consumption and help them improve their reading habits.

Disputed Territories / Knight-Mozilla "The Open Internet" Hack Day

+Python +Flask +JavaScript +jQuery +Jinja +Bootstrap +LESS +git +AWS

Fashion Week Runway Player / The New York Times

+Ruby +Sinatra +Backbone.js +CoffeeScript +Pourover.js +CSS +HTML

GOOD Citizen / GOOD

+Ruby +Rails +Backbone.js +MySQL +Slim +SCSS +git +Jasmine +RSpec

GOOD Mobile / GOOD

+Ruby +Rails +jQuery +jQuery Mobile +Javascript +MySQL +Slim +SCSS +git +RSpec

Dear Mr. President / NPR

+Python +Flask +JavaScript +jQuery +Jinja +Bootstrap +LESS +git +AWS

Everything You Need To Know About The Best Picture Nominees / NPR

+Python +Flask +JavaScript +jQuery +Jinja +Bootstrap +LESS +git +AWS

Buried In Grain / NPR

+Python +Flask +JavaScript +jQuery +Jinja +Bootstrap +LESS +git +AWS

Deals For Developers / NPR and WAMU

+Python +Flask +JavaScript +jQuery +Jinja +Bootstrap +LESS +git +AWS