Emily Chang (born January 7, 1972) is an American web designer and blogger currently living in San Francisco. She is the co-founder of Ideacodes, a web design consultancy in San Francisco and the creator of the blog and web resource, eHub.
After graduating with a Bachelor of Arts degree from the College of William and Mary in 1995, Chang went on to pursue graduate work in fine art at the University at Buffalo. There, Chang started work as a web designer in 1996 as the first interface and information designer of the Electronic Media Unit. She graduated with a Master of Fine Arts degree in 2000. She went on to become a Web Director at Cornell University, helping launch their first entrepreneur network. In 2005, Chang co-founded Ideacodes in San Francisco with partner, Max Kiesler. Since then, she has design and developed web sites
, and web products for technology companies, educational institutions, startups, technology firms, non-profits, art and media organizations and organizations such as Stylehive, Gigaom, Six Apart
(makers of Movable Type
), Massachusetts Institute of Technology
, Hewlett Packard
and the Sierra Club
In 2004, Chang was awarded the SXSW 2004 Web Awards for her weblog, artcodes. Two University at Buffalo websites launched with Emily's designs and won consecutive Council for the Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) grand gold awards: the external eUB website redesign in 2002 and the alumni website in 2003. Her design of a university portal gained distinction as IBM Best Practices Partner and won the WebDevShare Award for Innovation in Technology in 2001. Her internet work has also garnered Web Marketing Association's best education website, numerous CASE awards, and a UCDA Gold award.