Kelvin Zhang

I'm an designer and engineer studying Computer Science at the University of Waterloo.
I focus on building delightful software and web experiences.

Currently working on various projects and organizing Hack the North.

Projects
Pathfinding Visualizer
Performant visualizations of pathfinding algorithms on real-world cities.
Chameleon
Experimental browser that blends in with the current site. Built with Electron.
COVID Inc.
Interactive world map to visualize COVID spread similar to Plague Inc.
Arcade Machine
Raspberry Pi arcade cabinet built from scratch. Supports 30+ consoles.
GLITCH
Platforming game made in Java without any game libraries.
Self-Driving Car
Autonomous driving with TWEANNs, trained with genetic algorithms.
Experience
Meta
2022
Messenger Web, Frontend Engineering Intern
Apple
2021
Maps Infrastructure, Software Engineering Intern
Shopify
2021
Autoscaling/Caching, Production Engineering Intern
Dropbase
2020
Product/Infrastructure, Software Engineering Intern
Hootsuite
2018
Billing and Checkout, Frontend Engineering Intern
University of Waterloo
2019-Current
Computer Science, Bachelors
Now

Working on fun side-projects, learning new hobbies, and trying to break into design. Trying to make more art – taking more photos, sketching, and picking up cinematography. Writing more and enjoying every day to the fullest :)

Location Vancouver, BC
Learning Film, design, guitar, SwiftUI
Interests Climate, design systems, tools