Frontend Developer

We're seeking a Senior Front-end Designer & Developer to be located near our head office

Front End Developer duties and responsibilities:

  • Conceptualizing original website design ideas that bring simplicity and user friendliness to complex roadblocks
  • Working with clients to develop the overall look and design of a website
  • Writing website code with programming languages such as HTML, C++ and Java
  • Producing, maintaining and modifying websites and user interfaces
  • Incorporating applications, graphics, audio and video clips into client websites
  • Creating tools that enhance the user's website experience
  • Ensuring websites are accessible across many platforms, including laptops and smartphones
  • Routinely testing websites for ease of use, speed and other quality factors
  • Fixing any website issues or bugs that arise

Job brief

A Front End Developer is responsible for coding the front end of a website. They work with clients to design the look and feel of a website, and they use programming languages like HTML, CSS and JavaScript to create the website’s layout, navigation, internal links, content and buttons. Front End Developers incorporate video files, audio files and multimedia tools, to create user-friendly websites that are accessible across a variety of platforms. These professionals also test completed websites for functionality and ease of use and fix any issues and bugs as necessary.

Front End Developer skills and qualifications

A Front End Developer should have advanced technical skills and strong interpersonal skills to be effective on the job, including:

  • Proficiency in website programming languages such as HTML, C#, CSS, Python, C++ and JavaScript
  • Understanding of key website design principles and SEO optimization
  • Ability to use client input to create functional, creative and user-friendly webpages
  • Ability to test and debug websites
  • Analytical and detail-oriented
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Advanced problem-solving skills
  • Observant and able to remain focused on tasks for long periods of time

Front End Developer education and training requirements

Front End Developers must have a bachelor’s degree in computer science, computer engineering or a related field. Candidates must demonstrate proficiency in programming languages such as HTML, C#, JavaScript and SQL. Front End Developers should also have a thorough understanding of web design and SEO optimization. Most employers prefer applicants who have trained in cross-platform website design and keep themselves up to date on new website tools and languages as they enter the workforce.

Front End Developer experience requirements

Front End Developers should have several years of experience in web or app development. Past experience and work in cross-platform web design is a plus. Front End Developers who are heavily involved in the visual appearance of websites should have work experience in graphic design as well. Many employers look for candidates who have a portfolio of their work and code as proof of their experience and abilities.

Minneapolis, MN

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