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Front-End Developer Job Description

We have crafted a series of job description examples for a variety of digital roles.

Very often, in-house recruiters and HR departments ask us to help them write their job descriptions, and since this aspect of our recruitment service is very useful to them, we’ve realised that this could be useful to others too, so we have provided a list of job descriptions here.

With more than 20 years of experience in digital and technology recruitment and having placed thousands of candidates in Ireland and across Europe, we understand the value of a compelling job description, so we hope that these examples will help you in your search for a digital or technology professional; please feel free to use and edit to as per your specific needs and preferences.

If you are a candidate seeking a role, you can view a list of our current job offers on our job board.

Example of Front-End Developer Job Description


  • Company overview: Founding vision, current state of affairs, size, relevant stats. 
  • Role mission: Goals, team, and resources to make it happen. 


  • Develop and maintain user-facing features.
  • Ensure UI/UX design feasibility.
  • Optimize for speed and scalability.
  •  Translate wireframes into functional code.
  •  Write clean, efficient HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.
  •  Implement responsive design.
  •  Troubleshoot and debug performance issues.
  •  Conduct code reviews.
  •  Stay updated on front-end trends.
  •  Collaborate with back-end developers.
  • Participate in Agile processes.
  •  Manage code repositories with Git.
  •  Ensure cross-browser compatibility.
  •  Continuously improve front-end architecture.

Skills, Knowledge, and Experience:

  • Proficiency in HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.
  • Experience with front-end frameworks/libraries like React, Angular, or Vue.js.
  •  Strong understanding of responsive and mobile-first design.
  •  Familiarity with version control systems, especially Git.
  •  Knowledge of web performance optimization techniques.
  •  Experience with CSS preprocessors like SASS or LESS.
  •  Understanding of RESTful APIs and asynchronous request handling.
  •  Proficiency in debugging and troubleshooting front-end issues.
  •  Familiarity with build tools such as Webpack, Gulp, or Grunt.
  •  Knowledge of cross-browser compatibility issues and solutions.
  •  Experience with testing frameworks like Jest, Mocha, or Cypress.
  •  Excellent communication and teamwork skills.
  •  Strong attention to detail and commitment to high-quality user experiences.
  •  Ability to quickly adapt to new technologies and frameworks.

Nice to Have:

  •  Experience with TypeScript.
  • Familiarity with server-side rendering frameworks like Next.js or Nuxt.js.
  • Knowledge of GraphQL.
  • UI/UX design tool experience (e.g., Sketch, Figma).
  •  Agile/Scrum methodology experience.
  •  Experience with content management systems (e.g., WordPress).
  •  Familiarity with DevOps practices.
  • Involvement in open-source projects.
  • Experience with automated deployment and CI/CD pipelines.
  •  Proficiency in additional programming languages.


  • Salary
  • Working arrangement: (Hybrid, Remote, Office)
  • Perks


We are accepting applications until the end of *MONTH*. We’ll be delighted to meet you for a first interview with *NAME*, our hiring manager.

If you are looking for roles that are more oriented towards Product positions, you can check the Job Descriptions for more information.

If you would like to view 2024 salaries for other Product positions, check our Web Development Salaries. Or you can download our acclaimed Prosperity Digital Salary Survey to be on top of current salaries for the digital sector.

Writing a job spec is the first phase of the hiring process at any given company, we love to help companies do this in an effective way so we've put together a post where we explain our secrets for a well structured hiring process and how to make it more efficient.