Last Updated: 28 Jun 2023


Author: dordal

XHTML/CSS Front-End Developer Sample Job Description

NOTE: This is a sample job description for a XHTML/CSS front-end web developer. You are welcome to copy it for your own use, but you should change it to suit your needs. You probably don't need somebody who has all of these capabilities, and you probably want to put in great info about your own organization.

XHTML/CSS Front-End Web Developer

ACME Corp is a leading maker of widgets, and was recently recognized by Big Deal Magazine as one of the top ten widget makers to watch.

We are seeking a talented front-end web developer to build web sites for This individual will be working to add Web 2.0 & social functionality to Ideal candidates will have a can-do attitude, passion for technology, extensive XHTML/CSS development experience, and will be able to get up to speed quickly.

Required Skills

  • Ability to work in a team environment, from making pixel perfect sites that meet the design requirements to integrating code with the back-end development team.
  • Strong working knowledge of Photoshop; able to cutup comps from the design team.
  • Strong XHTML skills; knowledge of how to use appropriate hooks in XHTML to limit the amount of classes and ID’s required on a page.
  • Deep understanding of CSS inheritance and how to use it to your advantage.
  • A good ideology for managing maintainable, scalable and cross-browser code across large sites.
  • Familiar with source control principles and comfortable with Subversion.
  • In-depth knowledge of IE quirks and how to address them.

Bonus Skills

  • Experience working with jQuery and/or other JavaScript libraries.
  • Social App Development - Experience in building social sites or apps (Facebook, etc.)


This is a senior position; we're looking for somebody who has at least 5+ years of web development experience.

Other Details

ACME Corp offers a competitive salary and a full list of benefits, including health, 401K, vision and dental coverage. You will work in a fun and creative environment with a talented group of individuals that have a passion for building great web sites.

We are open to local candidates only. Although you are welcome to work from home on occasion, you'll need to be in ACME Corp's office in downtown San Francisco on a regular basis.


Mark Anthony Pineda, Sep 21, 2010 05:02 AM

I there to recommend that this HTML job description sample, must have the Description of the Company profile of the company so that the applicant must have an idea of the nature business of the company. But unfortunately I have no access to edit this HTML coding cause I'm not one of the Administrator to this sample HTML. This is part of the back End of this sample HTML.

dordal, Sep 30, 2010 04:11 AM

Great point, Mark.

I just added a small company description at the beginning of every sample job posting on this site.


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