Front End Developer Job Description

Front End Developer Job Description

Last updated August 20th, 2018

Front End Developers are computer programmers who specialize in website design. Front End Developer duties include determining the structure and design of web pages, striking a balance between functional and aesthetic design and ensuring web design is optimized for smartphones.

Front End Developer Job Description Template

We are looking for programmers with a keen eye for design for the position of Front End Developer. Front end Developers are responsible for ensuring the alignment of web design and user experience requirements, optimizing web pages for maximum efficiency and maintaining brand consistency across all web pages, among other duties.

Front End Developers are required to work in teams alongside Back end Developers, Graphic Designers and User Experience Designers to ensure all elements of web creation are consistent. This requires excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Front End Developer Responsibilities:

  • Determining the structure and design of web pages.
  • Ensuring user experience determines design choices.
  • Developing features to enhance the user experience.
  • Striking a balance between functional and aesthetic design.
  • Ensuring web design is optimized for smartphones.
  • Building reusable code for future use.
  • Optimizing web pages for maximum speed and scalability.
  • Utilizing a variety of markup languages to write web pages.
  • Maintaining brand consistency throughout design.

Front End Developer Requirements:

  • Degree in Computer Science or related field.
  • Understanding of key design principles.
  • Proficiency with HTML, CSS, JavaScript and jQuery.
  • Understanding of server-side CSS.
  • Experience with graphic design applications such as Adobe Illustrator.
  • Experience with responsive and adaptive design.
  • Understanding of SEO principles.
  • Good problem solving skills.
  • Excellent verbal communication skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills.

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