Job SummaryWeb developers build and shape a visitors experience at a website. They do this through the creation of page layouts (headings and paragraphs), website styling (colors and fonts), and page features (animations and pictures).
Web developers work closely with project managers and designers to ensure the final product adheres to the predetermined budget, scope, and design.
While a Bachelors Degree in computer science is not required for many positions, numerous years of hands-on experience coding both websites and web applications is strongly desired.
Along with strong technical skills, front-end web developers must have excellent written and oral communication skills, a solid grasp of graphic design, and exceptional time management capabilities.
They must be able to troubleshoot issues quickly and to stay up-to-date on current and emerging technologies, standards, and trends.
Responsibilities and DutiesA web designer / developer should : have skills in software programming and graphicshave creativity and imaginationbe adaptable and able to pick up new techniqueshave good interpersonal and communication skillsbe able to work on their own or in a teambe able to work to tight deadlinesbe thorough and precise in their workbe able to multi-
taskbe aware of international web standards and protocolsbe able to use their initiative.Required Experience, Skills and QualificationsActively Seek New Programming KnowledgeBuild Products Using HTML / CSS / JS and Other Front-
End TechnologiesCode and Deploy Applications in a Cross-Platform, Cross-Browser EnvironmentDocument Project Build and MaintenanceExperience Building User Interfaces and Prototypes from Wireframes and DesignsFamiliar with Development and Debugging Tools for Cross-
Browser IssuesFollow and Implement Industry Accepted Best Practices and ToolsSolid Understanding of Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)Update Current Websites to Meet Modern Web StandardsWrite and Maintain Web Applications