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Web Developer

Houston, Texas, United States
February 05, 2018

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Ezell Frazier

Front-End Web Developer, Full-Stack Web


Winner of multiple monthly employee awards - 2015 Employee of the year - Top 98% of over 330,000 Treehouse students (99% HTML, 99% JavaScript, 98% CSS) - Exceeded requirements in over 10 Treehouse projects


Houston, Texas


HTML5 SVG CSS3 JavaScript ES6 Sass Gulp jQuery Bootstrap Responsive Design BEM Methodology WordPress React.js Angular TypeScript JSON AJAX Command Line Git Linux MongoDB Node.js PHP REST MySQL Version Control Virtual Servers WORK EXPERIENCE

01/2017 – 05/2017

Project Manager / Web Developer

Houston Grand Opera

Houston, Texas

Founded in 1955, the Houston Grand Opera is the only opera company to receive Tony, Grammy, and Emmy awards. Developed prototype survey website to gather feedback from a 6,000-plus member subscriber-base, to decrease call volume and visits by 20%.

Spearheaded a team of three in outlining schedules, use-cases, phase documentation, weekly presentations, and overall site map. Orchestrated weekly benchmarks of team progress to ensure project completion and prevent scope creep and minimize projected project cost.

Released PHP and SQL-based consumer survey site utilizing HTML, and Bootstrap CSS to cut project length while delivering a responsive layout.

Contact: Richard Wong - Director of Sales and Services – Available upon request 01/2013 – Present

Assistant Box Office Manager

Houston Grand Opera

Houston, Texas

Created custom Excel-based time-sheet calculator, streamlining schedule and payroll tasks by 10%. Won 2015 Employee of the Year Award, leading all team members in feedback metrics with an average score of 95. Built a more straightforward call center script, allowing team members to focus naturally on basic troubleshooting practices, decreasing call lengths by an average of 15%.

Contact: Richard Wong - Director of Sales and Services – Available upon request 01/2008 – 04/2017

Customer Care Representative

Houston Grand Opera

Houston, Texas

Generated more than $1.5 million in lifetime sales, up-selling single ticket buyers into season ticket holders, communicating savings and increased seating priority with subscription packages. Reduced average call lengths by 30% and grew company's endowment fund of $57 million, practicing active listening, while reiterating HGO as an active arts community member. Cultivated team culture, participating in off-season activities, seminars, and hosting presentations covering past achievements and future goals within a team of 10 members.

Contact: Richard Wong - Director of Sales and Services – Available upon request Achievements/Tasks



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07/2008 – 01/2010

Web Developer / Writer / Co-Founder

Houston, Texas was a media blog-site created by myself and three others during the late 2000's. Formulated, developed and deployed WordPress blog-site, reducing start-up costs and lengths via alternative methods by 80%. Established a revenue generating system, employing Google's AdSense platform, peaking at $70 per day. Partnered with a team of four in writing, aggregating and promoting site content, ensuring constant web traffic, with a base of over 2,000 daily visitors.

Contact: Desmond Morris - Co-Founder – Available upon request EDUCATION

01/2012 – 05/2017

Management Information Systems

University of Houston - Downtown

Houston, Texas


Front End Web Development Tech Degree

(08/2017 – 03/2018)

Certification from Team Treehouse, an online technology school. PROFESSIONAL PROJECTS

Web Style Guide (09/2017 – 11/2017)

Designed page layout matching mock-ups at 480 and 1400 pixel widths. Implemented 11 Sass modules, storing variables and functions accelerating development time and maintaining readability for code over 1200 lines. Received "Exceeds Expectations" rating by building Flexbox and media query mixins to ensure DRY code, minimizing code by 5%. React Portfolio Site (09/2017 – 11/2017)

Designed site front-end with Sass and React, providing easily manageable, readable, and modular code, containing over 3500 lines. Engineered REST API via Node.js and Express, establishing 9 routes for creation, reading, updating, and deleting data. Administered MongoDB for storage and retrieval of site content, allowing for an easily configurable database schema; contains over 75 documents, images, and user records.

Opened site as a single-page application (SPA) via Digital Ocean's virtual Linux servers, utilizing PM2 for live Node API services. Lightbox Photo Gallery (09/2017 – 09/2017)

Devised site layout to match specified mock-image at 1280 pixels. Implemented jQuery and its Lightbox plugin, providing an interactive photo gallery experience for 12 large photographs.

"Exceeded Expectations" by ensuring a mobile-first design, and constructing a 23-line JavaScript image search filter. CONFERENCES & COURSES

Pizza & Code (01/2018 – Present)

Free Code Camp (a technology school) hosts meet-ups for Houston-area web developers.

Bi-weekly participant in web-developer get-together event, sharing technology, peer-reviewing code, and networking. Achievements/Tasks

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