Front End Developer

Front End Developer


A front-end web developer is responsible for implementing visual elements that users see and interact with in a web application. The objective of designing a site is to ensure that when the users open up the site they see the information in a format that is easy to read and relevant.They are usually supported by back-end web developers, who are responsible for server-side application logic and integration of the work front-end developers do.


Job Role and Responsibilities

  1. Develop new user-facing features.Build reusable code and libraries for future use.
  2. Ensure the technical feasibility of UI/UX designs.
  3. Optimize application for maximum speed and scalability.
  4. Assure that all user input is validated before submitting to back-end.
  5. Basic understanding of PHP.
  6. Understanding of OOP.


Competencies and Skills Required

  1. Proficient understanding of web markup, including HTML5, CSS3.
  2. Basic understanding of server-side CSS pre-processing platforms, such as LESS and SASS.
  3. Proficient understanding of client-side scripting and JavaScript frameworks, including jQuery.
  4. Good understanding of asynchronous request handling, partial page updates, and AJAX.
  5. Basic knowledge of image authoring tools, familiarity with tools such as as Gimp or Photoshop.
  6. Proficient understanding of cross-browser compatibility issues and ways to work around them.
  7. Good understanding of SEO principles and ensuring that application will adhere to them.


Assessment for the ‘RIGHT’ Front End Developer

The following table illustrates how various skills and personality traits map to assessments required for the Front End Developer role:

Front End Developer Profile AMCAT Mapping
Knowledge of web markup, including HTML5, CSS3 and related skillsDomain Knowledge: High
Analytical SkillsLogical Ability: Mid to High
Numerical Ability: Mid
Communication skillsEnglish : Mid
Ability to deal with stress and follow proceduresEmotional Stability: Mid
Conscientiousness: Mid to High

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