Braden Frazer

ABOUT ME

With a unique, blended skillset between creative and technical, my passion is fusing the gap between design and code, bringing prototypes and mockups to life as responsive user experiences.

EXPERIENCE

Dropps

UX Engineer | April 2022 - Present

Ensured consistency between Figma and React components. Converted low-fidelity designs into high-fidelity prototypes. Created and tested experimental designs via A/B testing. Facilitated collaboration between engineering and design. Systematized the design pattern library in Storybook and configured design tools. Established consistent styling across the website.

Proton.ai

Frontend Engineer | May 2021 - March 2022

Developed new features and maintained existing functionality in Vue/Nuxt on an AI-powered SaaS sales platform for distributors. Collaborated with designers to conduct user research and build features to fit client needs. Refined best practices and code standards as Proton's second frontend engineer. Led interviews and graded applications for potential new engineers in the company's hiring process.

Gannett

Web Developer | March 2018 – May 2021

Built and maintained reusable WordPress sites, themes, templates. Collaborated with designers to convert website mockups into functional code. Participated in all phases of the website fulfillment cycle, from product design, implementation, QA and testing, and post-launch support. Partnered in the migration of over 1700 websites from a proprietary platform to WordPress; mitigating issues and QA testing throughout. Recommended software and processes to reduce operating time and process.

EDUCATION

Texas A&M University

Bachelor of Science in Computer Science | 2012 – 2017

Minored in Art and Mathematics. Graduated Cum Laude.

PROJECTS

Nintendle

Word Guessing Game | React, Tailwind, Vite, Zustand

Nintendle is a Wordle clone with an emphasis on Nintendo-themed solutions. The dictionary of solutions was curated by hand and includes a variety of Nintendo characters, themes, locations, and concepts.

Pokedex

Pokemon Encyclopedia | React, Tailwind, APIs

Pokedex app based on the Pokemon series games, built in React, and sourced by the awesome PokeAPI.

National Parks

Travel Informational App | Vue, SCSS, APIs

A listing of national parks located in the United States pulled from the National Park Service API.

Weathrr

Simple Weather App | React, Bootstrap, APIs

Weather conditions app built in React. The location name, current temperature, humidity, and conditions are pulled and displayed from OpenWeatherMap's API.

SKILLS

Web Development

Languages & Tech

  • CSS / SCSS
  • JavaScript
  • Git
  • React
  • Vue

User Experience

  • Storybook
  • Figma
  • Material UI
  • Bootstrap
  • Tailwind
  • Design Systems

Other

  • Photoshop / Illustator
  • Photography
  • Video Editing

CONTACT