Sample Web Developer Job Description

Job Description

The internet continues to develop at great speed, and [CompanyX] remains on the cutting edge with exceptional website designs. We’re looking for a skilled web developer to join our team of innovative designers who are consistently raising the bar on creativity and user experiences. The ideal candidate is a talented artist with extensive technical expertise who can work alongside a team and independently in the creation, maintenance, and updates of websites for clients in a variety of industries. Proficiency in JavaScript, HTML, CSS, and other web services and program applications is essential to succeeding in this role. The web developer will have an immediate effect on our brand and that of our clients’, as well as an ongoing impact in solidifying our industry-wide reputation for stellar design.

Objectives of this Role

  • Consistently create well-designed, tested code using best practices for website development, including mobile and responsive site design
  • Create websites and user interfaces, using standard HTML/CSS practices, while incorporating data from back-end databases and services
  • Create and maintain workflows with teams to provide visibility and to ensure workload balance for consistent visual designs
  • Develop or validate testing schedules, addressing all browsers and devices to ensure various computers can access content
  • Maintain updated knowledge of new and emerging industry trends and technology

Daily and Monthly Responsibilities

  • Meet regularly with business stakeholders and management to understand and refine business and functional requirements and determine project scopes and specifications
  • Develop and maintain strategic operational systems, tools, and processes, including participation in tactical and strategic development projects
  • Ensure software stability via regression, support quality assurance, and perform unit and user-acceptance testing to identify bugs and ensure production operations run successfully
  • Work quickly and carefully to complete small edits requested by customers, develop plans for completing larger projects, collaborate with colleagues, and suggest new solutions to improve existing websites
  • Perform UI designs and coding, creating reusable objects and templates, wireframes for web pages and email templates; manage maintenance, updates, expansions, and scaling of each design
  • Perform regular file backups to local directories for recovery

Skills and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in web design, multimedia design, or related field
  • Experience planning and developing websites across multiple products and organizations
  • Working knowledge of web applications, programming languages, and web services, such as APIs, CSS, CSS3, cross-browser compatibility, HTML, HTML5, JavaScript, JQuery, PHP, security principles, REST,  SOAP, and web user interface design (UI)
  • Proficiency with content management systems, including WordPress and Drupal
  • Dedication to innovative, sophisticated designs and collaborative problem solving
  • Working experience in Windows and Linux environments

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with eCommerce
  • Proven success in a project coordination role
  • Experience implementing and using modern web development workflows and operations using a variety of tools including GitHub
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