Front-end Developer Job Description


This Front-end Developer job description template can be posted to online job forums and career pages for the recruitment of candidates. The Front-end Developer job description, its requirements, and responsibilities given in this template can be modified according to the specific nature of your company.

The primary job role of a Front-end Developer is to:

  • Use markup languages (e.g. HTML) for creating web pages
  • Regularly maintain and improve the websites to keep them user-friendly
  • Optimize the applications and web pages for maximum performance and speed

Front-end Developer Job Description

We are hiring a Front-end Developer for building web pages and the ‘client-side’ of our web applications while working in the team of our IT developers. You will be responsible for translating our company needs as well as the customer demands into appealing and functional interactive applications. Your ultimate goal would be the creation of an attractive digital environment in our company’s products while also ensuring excellent user experience.

The ideal candidate for this job would be professional, tech-savvy, and extremely curious about latest digital technologies. You should be able to integrate visual design and usability while developing clean and efficient code for the applications. So, if you like to work in a friendly environment, and qualify the following requirements, we would like to hear from you.

Requirements

  • At least a Bachelor’s degree in Software Engineering, Computer Science, or other related fields
  • Prior experience with markup languages, preferably as a Front-end developer
  • Experience with content management systems as well as graphics software such as Adobe Suite and Photoshop
  • A sound understanding of Google rankings and Search Engine Optimization (SEO) principles
  • Expert-level understanding of software debugging and browser testing
  • Experience with CSS, JavaScript, and jQuery
  • At least some basic knowledge about layout aesthetics
  • Ability to work with a team in fast-paced environment
  • An analytical mind with a problem-solving attitude
  • Ability to do various tasks at a time

Responsibilities

  • Using markup languages such as HTML for creating user-friendly web pages
  • Maintaining and improving website
  • Designing mobile-based and mobile-friendly features for websites
  • Collaborating with web designers and back-end developers for improving usability
  • Writing functional requirement guides and documents
  • Getting feedback from users or customers about the problems they face as well as developing solutions for these problems
  • Optimizing applications and web pages for maximum speed
  • Creating quality prototypes and mockups
  • Ensuring brand consistency as well as high-quality graphic standards
  • Helping back-end developers by troubleshooting of issues with the websites and applications
  • Staying up-to-date on latest trend and technologies