Designed with by Otis Chou
Chen, Yu-Chen
Web Developer / Instructional Designer
Toronto, Canada / Taipei, Taiwan

  • i-TRUE Communications Inc.

    Taipei, Taiwan
    2014 - 2016, 2017 - 2017

    Ruby on Rails Developer

    • Programmed Taiwanese largest beauty and cosmetics portal site
    • Analyzed, designed and developed a Content Management System (CMS) including the user interface to streamline the relevant department’s working flow
      • Saving 90% time-spent per case by the simplified CMS
    • Conducted stakeholders meetings and workshops to elicit the requirements
    • Enhanced team management by building documentation and guideline for the working flow

    Online Products:UrCosme (PC version)UrCosme (mobile version)

  • 5XRUBY Co., LTD.

    Taipei, Taiwan

    Teaching Assistant of Ruby on Rails Course

    • Assisted the lecturer to clarify in ambiguity and programming problems for college students
    • Researched the most suitable approach for non-technical background students to learn the concept of programming
  • Hong Ding Educational Technology Co., LTD.

    Taipei, Taiwan
    2013 - 2014

    Instructional Designer

    • Researched and conducted group sessions to develop e-Learning courses as per requirements from stakeholders
    • Designed and lectured employee training courses to strengthen the theoretical and practical knowledge of education
    • Integrated knowledge applying to the real-world with excelled communication skills to guide clients to discover the value of optimizing traditional and e-learning curriculums
    • Verified stakeholders have a proper understanding and can demonstrate the innovative concepts of e-Learning
  • Taiwan TACT Education CO., LTD

    Taipei, Taiwan
    2012 - 2014

    Instructor of Mathematics

    • Utilized different teaching approaches to communicate mathematics knowledge to adapt to the varied age of learners including from grade 1 to grade 12
    • Stimulated students engagement and collaborative learning to gain the clarity of Math
  • Olympic Cultural Enterprise Co., LTD.

    Taipei, Taiwan
    2007 - 2012

    Instructor of Mathematics

    • Utilized different teaching approaches to communicate Mathematical Olympiad knowledge to adapt to the varied age of learners including from grade 1 to grade 9
    • Designed and developed learning games to enhance students’ understanding of Math

  • ELS Language Centers

    Toronto, Canada
    2016 - 2017

    The Advanced Level (109) of the English for Academic Purposes Program

    It was an honor to receive two awards in school: The Best of ELS Award (made the most of learning opportunities at ELS) and the highest Grade

  • The Graduate Institute of Journalism National Taiwan University

    Taipei, Taiwan

    The Revolution of Hackers - Interviewee

    I was really lucky that I could be interviewed and shared my experience about learning programming and the enthusiasm of coding :P

    Interviewed Article

  • Rails Girls Weekly Series Lessons

    Taipei, Taiwan

    Ruby Girl:100000.times { puts "why?" } - Instructor

    • Designed and instructed series lessons to present ruby programming to non-programmers and beginners
    • Facilitated the effective communication between programmers, UI/UX designers and project managers


  • Rails Girls Lecture

    Taipei, Taiwan

    The experience of RubyKaigi 2014 Japan Trip - Lecturer

    Shared the experience of visiting the IT companies in Tokyo, and attended the largest conference of ruby language - RubyKaigi.


  • SITCON Students' Information Technology Conference

    Taipei, Taiwan

    Ruby on Rails Community Promotion - Activity Designer / Lecturer

    Led college students to know what is Rails and Ruby.


  • Ruby Tuesday #30

    Taipei, Taiwan

    My Way of Learning Ruby - Lecturer

    Shared the experience of learning Ruby and inspired other learners.


  • ITHelp Keep Sharing Award 2014 - Quality Award

    Taipei, Taiwan

    Ruby Girl:100000.times { puts "why?" } - Author

    Articles (ITHome version)Articles (Blog version)

  • Tokyo RubyHiroba 2014 LT

    Tokyo, Japan

    Rails Girls Taipei Community Promotion - Lecturer

    Shared our experience of learning Ruby on Rails.


  • RubyKaigi 2014

    Tokyo, Japan

    The Scholarship Winner of Japanese Ruby Communities


  • Rails Girls Taipei Community

    Taipei, Taiwan
    2014 - 2015

    Ruby on Rails Community - Learner(3rd)/ Coach(4th、5th)

    My beginnig of learning Ruby on Rails. After joined this event, I worked really hard and became a real programmer and the coach of Rails Girls Taipei.

    3rd Review4th Review

  • George Brown College

    Toronto, Canada
    2018 - Current

    Information Systems Business Analysis

    • Gained the fundamental knowledge of Business Analysis via BABOK and case study
    • Elicited the root cause problem, business needs, stakeholder requirements and solutions from the real-world problem by creating business analysis plan, interview questions, business process diagram, use case, business rules and data dictionary
  • National Taiwan Normal University

    Taipei, Taiwan

    Master of Computer Science in Graduate Institute of Information and Computer Education, College of Education

    Master’s thesis topic: Effects of Game Context on Third-graders’ Fraction Learning

  • National Taipei University of Education

    Taipei, Taiwan

    Bachelor of Science in Department of Mathematics and Information Education (Mathematics Education)

    Maintained a 3.00+ GPA while working 20-25 hours per week and in school full-time

  • Soft Skills

    Interpersonal Savvy, Learning, Teamwork

  • Web Development

    Ruby on Rails, JavaScript, jQuery, Sass, CSS3, MySQL, MongoDB, Git, Google Analytics

  • Project Management

    Agile Methodology, Behaviour Driven Development

  • Business Analysis

    Business Analysis Plan, Business Process Diagram, Use Case Diagram, Business Rules, Data Dictionary, User Interface Requirement

  • Education

    Training and Development, Game-Based Learning, e-Learning

  • Language

    Chinese (Native), English (Proficient)

  • Tools

    Microsoft Office (Word, Excel PowerPoint, Visio, Project), LucidChart, Trello, Slack, GitHub, XMind