February 2008

Looking Back at 2007

I finally found some time to put together a list of the projects that I have worked on in 2007 and some highlights from 2006.

In 2007, I have had a chance to work on many different challenging and fun projects that required me to take many different roles. I have sharpen up my programming skills greatly this year and have fully adopted The New York Times’ design style.

One of the skills I have acquired while working at The New York Times is the ability to deal with very intense deadlines. I have learned how to organize my projects, so that they are flexible for last minute changes and easy to maintain in the future.

Another thing that I have accomplished in 2007 is the code library that I built in Flash. Working with few other people, I have coded most of the standard components that we use here at The Times. That helps reduce the production time greatly and leave me time to think more about the design and the content rather than the code.

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