Sample front-end developer job description

At [Company X], we’re building human-focused technology solutions that improve efficiency and performance. We’re seeking a front-end developer to translate user-friendly designs into crisp code and thoughtful experiences for our customers. This person will work alongside our web team to determine customer needs, brainstorm solutions, generate website mockups and prototypes, present work to customers, and develop and optimize live platforms. We’re looking for someone who is quick, technically strong, and not afraid to ask questions. An understanding of not just how to code but why certain code works is essential.

Objectives of this role

  • Create design- and user-focused experiences
  • Build personalized and customized features for users
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of industry trends and advancements
  • Develop standard code that can serve as the foundation of future projects
  • Perform tasks accurately and to our quality standards


  • Collaborate with web designers and back-end developers to complete projects
  • Create wireframes and mockups of site/application designs
  • Turn feedback into custom solutions for client needs
  • Optimize sites/apps to improve performance and efficiency
  • Author technical documentation

Required skills and qualifications

  • Two or more years in front- or back-end development
  • Experience in building functional and effective platforms
  • Fluency in JavaScript, HTML, and CSS
  • Strong technical portfolio that demonstrates a broad range of abilities

Preferred skills and qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in computer science or related field
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Client-facing experience