Front End Developer Jobs
A Front End Developer’s role revolves around ensuring that all information and data that flows through from the back-end is adequately displayed on browsers. They are responsible for ensuring that the display of this information is visually adequate and easy to navigate -- therefore the role can be described as a hybrid between designers and programmers. If you have a keen eye for detail in turning back end developments into finished digital products, then a job as a Front End Developer is ideal for you.
As a Front End Developer your responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:
- Use HTML5/CSS3 to process coding such that the final digital product adheres to the set quality guidelines; in terms of aesthetics, usability and consistency.
- Be involved in the top-down process of all different types of digital product creation including ideating, designing and coding.
- Work collaboratively with UX and product designers throughout the product creation process.
- Develop demos and prototypes of proposed products.
- Develop and implement internal procedures and standards such as team reviews, cost estimates and user testing.
Opportunity for career advancement
Experienced Front End Developers often land high-paying jobs in both IT/Digital agencies as well as large brands/organisations. A Front End Developer’s role offers plenty of chances for career development, high-performing professionals can quickly climb the ladder and take on more senior roles that bring better pay packages, perks and benefits.
Front End Developer job requirements:
- A Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science/Design or a related field.
- At least 3-5 years of experience in digital product development.
- Familiarity with PHP, .Net or other back-end frameworks and technologies
- Excellent problem-solving skills and an analytical mind.
- Proven experience in front end optimisation
- Solid knowledge of cross-browser functionality and cross-platform compliance standards and a good understanding of user experience across desktop, mobile and tablet platforms.