katie zhu

creates things and words on the internet.

She currently works as a product manager and engineer at Medium. She's built things for The New York Times, NPR, GOOD, and Northwestern's Knight Lab.

work

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