Matthew Conrad

Highly-motivated, hard-working front-end developer with advanced knowledge of HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and responsive web design. Built 12+ projects ranging from static web sites to interactive web applications. Skilled in React and also familiar with back end development.

Technical Skills

Front End: HTML, CSS, JavaScript (ES6+), Sass

Libraries: jQuery, Bootstrap, React, Redux

Frameworks: Express, Gatsby, Django, Laravel

Back End: Node.js, Python, PHP, SQL, GraphQL

Databases: PostgreSQL, Redis, MongoDB

Tools: Git, Webpack, Gulp, CircleCI, Adobe XD

Relevant Experience

Upwork.com, Freelance Front-End Developer

January 2019—Current

Designed UI wireframes, mockups, and prototypes according to client specifications. Designs are then developed in HTML, CSS, and JavaScript, and deployed to a hosting service.

Selected Projects

Project: TravelStar (https://travelstar.herokuapp.com)
Environment: HTML, Sass/SCSS, jQuery, PHP, Laravel
Description: Created using Laravel, "TravelStar" is a small web application hosted on Heroku that prompts a user to search the Sygic Travel third-party API for a list of top ten tourist attractions such as landmarks, top tourist activities such as bus tours, photos of the location taken by tourists, and various dining options in the area.
• Designed interfaces using jQuery UI and created a logo in SVG format using Adobe Illustrator.
• Optimized web assets for optimal speed and performance.
• Developed a JavaScript file in jQuery that makes HTTP requests to a third-party API.


Project: Wino (https://winoapp.herokuapp.com)
Environment: HTML, CSS, jQuery, Node.js, Express, MongoDB
Description: Created in the Node.js Express framework, "Wino" is a wine cellar management app that features a user authentication system created for MongoDB using Mongoose ODM that allows a user to create a secure account and then search the Snooth.com API for wine, edit wine bottle information, and add information to a collection.
• Created an authentication system in Mongoose ODM with bcrypt for password hashing and salting.
• Developed a JavaScript file in jQuery that manipulates DOM elements.
• Developed a search bar that communicates with a third-party API.

Educational Background

The Art Institute of Seattle, Graphic Design
Finished 43 credits toward the Bachelor of Fine Arts

2007—2008


Ramstein American High School

Class of 2002