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Working As A Senior Front End Developer

  • Interacting With Computers
  • Getting Information
  • Updating and Using Relevant Knowledge
  • Thinking Creatively
  • Processing Information
  • Mostly Sitting

  • Repetitive

  • $101,386

    Average Salary

What Does A Senior Front End Developer Do

Web developers design and create websites. They are responsible for the look of the site. They are also responsible for the site’s technical aspects, such as its performance and capacity, which are measures of a website’s speed and how much traffic the site can handle. In addition, web developers may create content for the site.

Duties

Web developers typically do the following:

  • Meet with clients or management to discuss the needs and design of a website
  • Create and test applications for a website
  • Write code for websites, using programming languages such as HTML or XML
  • Work with other team members to determine what information the site will contain
  • Work with graphics and other designers to determine the website’s layout
  • Integrate graphics, audio, and video into the website
  • Monitor website traffic

When creating a website, developers have to make their client’s vision a reality. They build particular types of websites, such as ecommerce, news, or gaming sites, to fit clients’ needs. Different types of websites may require different applications to work right. For example, a gaming site should be able to handle advanced graphics, whereas an ecommerce site needs a payment-processing application. The developer decides which applications and designs will best fit the site.

Some developers handle all aspects of a website’s construction, and others specialize in a certain aspect of it. The following are examples of types of specialized web developers:

Back-end web developers are responsible for the overall technical construction of the website. They create the basic framework of the site and ensure that it works as expected. Back-end web developers also establish procedures for allowing others to add new pages to the website and meet with management to discuss major changes to the site.

Front-end web developers are responsible for how a website looks. They create the site’s layout and integrate graphics, applications (such as a retail checkout tool), and other content. They also write web-design programs in a variety of computer languages, such as HTML or JavaScript.

Webmasters maintain websites and keep them updated. They ensure that websites operate correctly, and they test for errors such as broken links. Many webmasters respond to user comments as well.

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How To Become A Senior Front End Developer

The typical education needed to become a web developer is an associate’s degree in web design or a related field. Web developers need knowledge of both programming and graphic design.

Education

Educational requirements for web developers vary with the setting they work in and the type of work they do. Requirements range from a high school diploma to a bachelor’s degree. An associate’s degree in web design or related field is the most common requirement.

However, for more technical developer positions, such as back-end web developers, some employers prefer workers who have at least a bachelor’s degree in computer science, programming, or a related field.

Web developers need to have a thorough understanding of HTML programming. The most recent version, HTML5, contains new features that web developers need to understand. Many employers also want developers to understand other programming languages, such as JavaScript or SQL, as well as have some knowledge of multimedia publishing tools, such as Flash. Throughout their career, web developers must keep up to date on new tools and computer languages.

Some employers prefer web developers who have both a computer degree and coursework in graphic design, especially if the developer will be heavily involved in the website’s visual appearance.

Advancement

Web developers who have a bachelor’s degree can advance to become project managers. For more information, see the profile on computer and information systems managers.

Important Qualities

Concentration. Web developers must sit at a computer and write detailed code for long periods.

Creativity. Web developers often are involved in designing the appearance of a website and must make sure that it looks innovative and up to date.

Customer-service skills. Webmasters have to respond politely and correctly to user questions and requests.

Detail oriented. When web developers write in HTML, a minor error could cause an entire webpage to stop working.

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Average Length of Employment
Lead Developer 2.5 years
PHP Developer 2.1 years
Web Developer 2.0 years
Java Web Developer 1.7 years
Junior Developer 1.4 years
Top Careers Before Senior Front End Developer
Developer 2.8%
Top Careers After Senior Front End Developer
Engineer 3.4%
Developer 3.4%
Architect 2.0%
Consultant 1.4%

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Senior Front End Developer Demographics

Gender

Male

72.6%

Female

22.1%

Unknown

5.3%
Ethnicity

White

45.3%

Asian

29.6%

Hispanic or Latino

11.6%

Black or African American

9.1%

Unknown

4.5%
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Foreign Languages Spoken

Dutch

50.0%

Spanish

50.0%

Senior Front End Developer Education

Schools

Texas Tech University

7.0%

New Jersey Institute of Technology

7.0%

Stevens Institute of Technology

7.0%

New York University

5.6%

George Washington University

5.6%

University of Arizona

5.6%

University of Kansas

5.6%

University of Georgia

5.6%

Arkansas State University

4.2%

Florida Institute of Technology-Melbourne

4.2%

University of Michigan - Ann Arbor

4.2%

Brandeis University

4.2%

DePaul University

4.2%

University of Houston

4.2%

University of Texas at Dallas

4.2%

University of Phoenix

4.2%

Texas A&M University

4.2%

Auburn University

4.2%

San Francisco State University

4.2%

University of Denver

4.2%
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Majors

Computer Science

35.1%

Graphic Design

11.3%

Information Technology

8.2%

Computer Engineering

7.8%

Business

5.3%

Electrical Engineering

5.3%

Computer Information Systems

3.5%

Engineering

3.5%

Computer Applications

3.5%

Fine Arts

2.5%

Communication

2.5%

Electrical Engineering Technology

1.8%

Physics

1.8%

Mathematics

1.4%

Psychology

1.1%

Music

1.1%

Finance

1.1%

Marketing

1.1%

Computer Networking

1.1%

Design And Visual Communication

1.1%
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Degrees

Bachelors

50.2%

Masters

31.1%

Other

12.4%

Associate

4.2%

Certificate

1.2%

Doctorate

0.9%
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Real Senior Front End Developer Salaries

Job Title Company Location Start Date Salary
SR, Front End Developer Populus Group LLC New York, NY Feb 15, 2016 $177,395
SR. Front End Developer Skyhigh Networks, Inc. Campbell, CA Apr 01, 2016 $164,382 -
$175,000
SR. Front End Web Developer SK Planet, Inc. San Francisco, CA Apr 15, 2014 $162,000
Senior Front-End Web Developer Lab49, Inc. New York, NY Jun 01, 2014 $155,000
Senior Front End Developer & Architect Valtech Solutions Inc. New York, NY Dec 09, 2014 $150,000 -
$160,000
Senior Front End Developer & Architect Valtech Solutions Inc. New York, NY Sep 12, 2014 $150,000 -
$160,000
SR. Front End Developer Starpoint Solutions New York, NY Mar 15, 2014 $146,090
Senior Front End and User Interface Developer Doyen Force Inc. San Diego, CA Apr 05, 2016 $141,440
Senior Front End Web Developer Bloomberg, LP New York, NY Jan 05, 2015 $140,000
SR Front End Developer Apple Inc. Cupertino, CA Jul 31, 2014 $140,000 -
$160,000
Senior Front End Developer XERO Inc. San Francisco, CA Sep 26, 2013 $140,000 -
$160,000
SR. Front End Web Developer Norgate Technology Jersey City, NJ May 24, 2013 $135,655 -
$166,960
SR. Front End Web Developer Norgate Technology, Inc. Jersey City, NJ Aug 21, 2014 $135,655 -
$166,960
SR. Front End Web Developer Norgate Technology Jersey City, NJ Aug 21, 2015 $135,655 -
$166,960
Senior Front End Web Developer Limited Brands Direct Marketing, Inc. New York, NY Jan 08, 2015 $119,850
Senior Front-End Applications Developer Autodesk, Inc. San Francisco, CA Sep 07, 2015 $118,000
Senior Front End Developer Freedom Financial Network, LLC San Mateo, CA Jul 13, 2016 $117,603
Senior Front End Developer Refinery29, Inc. New York, NY Aug 05, 2013 $115,000
Senior Front End Developer Matrix Resources, Inc. Cary, NC Sep 01, 2015 $115,000 -
$125,000
SR. Front End Web Developer Move, Inc. San Jose, CA Dec 16, 2013 $115,000
Senior Front End Developer Omnicom Media Group Holdings, Inc. New York, NY May 04, 2015 $115,000 -
$135,000
SR. Front End Developer Dallas Creation Center, Inc. Dallas, TX Dec 22, 2016 $102,000 -
$117,000
SR. Front End Developer Compass Bank Dallas, TX Nov 07, 2016 $99,000 -
$112,000
Senior Front End Developer The Mathworks, Inc. Natick, MA Jan 27, 2015 $97,000
Senior Front End Web Developer L Brands Direct Marketing, Inc. New York, NY Oct 01, 2015 $96,637 -
$140,000
Senior Front End Developer Cyrus Biotechnology, Inc. Seattle, WA Oct 15, 2015 $95,000
Senior Front End Developer Freedom Financial Network LLC San Mateo, CA Sep 22, 2014 $95,000 -
$115,000
Senior Front End Web Developer Big Lots Stores Inc. Columbus, OH Aug 29, 2016 $95,000

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Top Skills for A Senior Front End Developer

  1. Web
  2. User Interface
  3. Angular JS
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  • Used Content Management system (CMS) for the dynamic configuration of the header and footer of the web application.
  • Worked on complex user interface systems that focus on customer interaction and usability.
  • Used ANGULAR JS in developing web applications, developed single page application using this JavaScript MVC framework ANGULAR JS.
  • Skilled at analyzing and solving browser compatibility challenges and possesses ability to maintain consistency and well commented HTML and CSS markup.
  • Implemented various Validation Controls for form validation and implemented custom validation controls using Object Oriented JavaScript.

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