Web Developer Job Description

Last updated on 26 Oct 2022

To make things easier for you, we’ve put together a job description template for a Web Developer.

Here’s a job description template to help you attract the Web Developer you are looking for. Feel free to edit it to best suit your needs.

Company Introduction

This is where you make one of the first impressions with prospective hires. In this section, write a short, catchy paragraph about your company. Make sure to provide information about the company culture, company size, key clients, company’s mission, and goals. As well as perks, benefits, office hours, remote working possibilities, and everything else you think makes your company interesting. 

Job Description

As a Web Developer, you will manage the exchange of data between the server and the users, translate the UI/UX design wireframes to actual code that will produce the visual elements of the application. Also, you will design the overall architecture of the web application and ensure performance and stability.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Write efficient codes by using software development practices.
  • Use standard HTML/CSS practices to create website layout/user interface.
  • Merge the front-end and back-end aspects of the web application.
  • Modify specifications and requirements based on technical needs.
  • Translate UI/UX wireframes to visual elements.
  • Collaborate with web designers for visual design intent.
  • Responsible for optimizing the application for maximum speed and scalability.
  • Stay up to date with the latest technologies/industry trends and apply them into operations and activities.
  • Implement security and data protection.

Requirements

  • Proven working experience in web programming.
  • Programming skills and in-depth knowledge of modern HTML/CSS.
  • Familiarity with programming languages: PHP, ASP.NET, Javascript, or Ruby on Rails.
  • Good understanding of how web applications works that include security and session management.
  • Knowledgeable of database systems, object-oriented programming, and web application development.
  • Experience with network diagnostics and network analytics tools.
  • Good understanding of the multiple delivery platforms differences (mobile vs. desktop), and ensure that output matches the specific platform.
  • Basic knowledge of Search Engine Optimization process.
  • Manage database administration and scaling up an application to support load changes.
  • Great understanding of fundamental design principles for a scalable application.
  • Ability to implement tests and automated testing platforms.
  • Basic knowledge of image rendering tools, to perform small adjustments on an image.
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools and development aiding tools.
  • Able to multi-task within the constraints of timelines and budgets with business acumen.
  • Can work in a fast-paced environment.
  • BS in Computer Science or a related field.

Skills

  • Coding (HTML/CSS)
  • Programming (JavaScript, PHP, ASP.NET, Ruby on Rails)
  • Responsive Design
  • Analytical Skills
  • SEO
  • Photoshop
  • Testing/Debugging
  • Problem Solving

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