More than Website Design – The first item under the job title should be a summary overview the position. A list of job duties and responsibilities should follow. Though the nuts and bolts of the job responsibilities can vary, overall front-end site management is generally included, as are the abilities to optimize graphics and webpages, and do cross-browser optimization.
If you’re hiring someone to do the web work, you’re not only hiring someone to get the content up, but hiring someone so that they’re find-able when someone Googles them – someone who’s going to know how to use keyword search. They need to be marketing-savvy and know what terms someone might use to look.
Despite the host of technical skills they’ll need to possess, a developer should no longer be thought of as a solitary worker. They’ll need top-notch communication skills, and the ability to work well as a team with programmers, designers and marketing specialists. If you’re hiring a senior developer, you’ll also want to make sure your new hire possesses leadership skills and that you could foresee them leading a growing team of developers.