12 Essential Skills for Your First Front-End Web Dev Job

Websites are an integral part of most of our daily lives. Learning, working, shopping, playing; we encounter websites in almost everything we do. Maybe you’ve been inspired by a beautiful online work portfolio, or have been frustrated by an app or game that doesn’t quite have the features you really want. Have you ever thought about how those sites are created or the skills needed to create them?

Front-End Web Developer Checklist via udacity.com

Front-end web development is not magic, it’s skill. Knowing what it takes to create amazing user experiences enable you to understand what strengths you already have and what you skills you still need to learn in order to get your first web development job.

You may have already guessed that HTML is a language you’ll need to know. But you’ll also need to understand:

  • CSS
  • JavaScript
  • Responsive Web Design
  • Version Control
  • Web Performance

and more!

We’ve compiled a 17 page e-guide that will help explain the skills and tools you’ll need as you delve into the exciting world of front-end web development. Download our Ultimate Skills Checklist for Your First Front-End Development Job to assess your current proficiencies and find resources to support you on your learning journey!

We also offer a Front-End Web Developer Nanodegree program that will lead you through industry-approved projects and open up new opportunities to advance your career.

Happy learning!