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Frontend Engineer Overview

Job Description

A freelance Frontend Engineer is responsible for designing and implementing the user interface of a website or application. They collaborate with the design team to translate visual designs into code, ensuring a seamless and intuitive user experience. They are proficient in front-end technologies such as HTML, CSS, and JavaScript, and use frameworks such as React or Angular to build dynamic web applications. They also optimize websites for speed and performance, and troubleshoot and debug issues that may arise during the development process. A freelance Frontend Engineer is self-motivated, able to manage their time effectively, and can work independently while meeting deadlines.

Most Common Skills

React, JavaScript, and ReactJS - For more data, check Frontend Engineer skills.

Average Hourly Rate

$66 - This number comes from our open-source Frontend Engineer hourly rates database.

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Fun Facts

  • Frontend Engineers use various technology stacks and tools like HTML, CSS, and JavaScript to create user interfaces for websites and applications.
  • Frontend engineers use HTML, CSS, and JavaScript to build user interfaces on the web.
  • A frontend engineer once built a personal website entirely using HTML and CSS without a single line of JavaScript.


  • "Frontend Engineers: the masters of turning code into visual poetry, sprinkling bits of magic and pixels that come to life with every click."
  • "Frontend engineers are the architects of the user experience, crafting digital spaces that delight and empower. Their code is the bridge connecting creativity and functionality, transforming ideas into tangible interactions."
  • "The difference between a backend engineer and a frontend engineer is like the difference between a chef and a food critic. One cooks up the code, while the other just complains about it."

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