Front End Web Developer Cover Letter Example

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When you are applying for a new position, it’s important that you tailor your cover letter and resume to the job you’re seeking. Carefully analyze the job requirements listed in the posting, and match your skills as closely as possible.

Here's an example of a cover letter for a front end web developer position. Also see below for a front end web developer resume example, and tips for emailing a cover letter and resume.

Front End Web Developer Cover Letter

Your Name
Your Address
Your City, State, Zip Code
Your Phone Number
Your Email

Company Name
Address
City, State, Zip Code

Dear HR Manager:

This letter is to express my interest in your posting on your website for an experienced, detailed-oriented, front end web developer. With 6 years of hands-on experience efficiently coding websites and applications using modern HTML, CSS, and JavaScript, I am confident I will be an excellent addition to your organization.

Building state-of-the-art, easy to use, user-friendly websites and applications is truly a passion of mine. I actively seek out new technologies and stay up-to-date on industry trends and advancements.

Continued education has allowed me to stay ahead of the curve and deliver exceptional work to each employer I’ve worked for - both full-time and contract.

I’ve attached a copy of my resume that details my experience, along with links to the various websites and applications I’ve had the honor of working on.

I can be reached anytime via my cell phone, 555-555-5555 or via email at name@gmail.com. Thank you for your time and consideration. I look forward to speaking with you about this opportunity.

Best Regards,

Your Signature (hard copy letter)

Typed Name

The following is an example of a resume for a front end web developer position.

Front End Web Developer Resume

FirstName LastName
123 ABC Street
Seattle, WA
Home 555-555-5555 | Cell 555-123-4567
lastname.firstname@email.com

Experience

Front End Web DeveloperScottie, Seattle, WA
June 20XX - Present

  • Translate designs to front-end code, estimate time and costs, and determine developer requirements and specifications.
  • Collaborate with creative and development teams on the execution of ideas and projects. 
  • Promote and communicate new ideas, process improvements and new technologies to team members and leadership. 
  • Write maintainable, scalable, responsive, and cross-browser code.

Front End Web DeveloperMalcolm Technology, Seattle, WA

December 20XX - May 20XX

  • Updated and streamlined existing code to improve site performance.
  • Utilized cutting edge JavaScript and HTML 5 techniques, frameworks and libraries. 
  • Wrote support documentation and provided training to internal and external users. 
  • Worked collaboratively in a cross-functional team to define and develop product roadmaps.

Education

Associate of Science, ABC Community College, Seattle, WA
May 20XX
Major - Computer Science

Additional Education

Treehouse

  • December 20XX - Present
    Coursework - Git, WordPress, Javascript, iOS, Android

    Codecademy
  • June 20XX - August 20XX
    Coursework - HTML, CSS, Javascript

Sending an Email Job Application

If you're sending your cover letter and resume via email, list your name and the job title in the subject line of the email message:

Subject: Front End Web Developer Position - Your Name

Include your contact information in your email signature, and don't list the employer contact information. Start your email message with the salutation. Here's an example of a formatted email cover letter.

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Please Note: This sample is provided for guidance only.

The provided information, including samples and examples, is not guaranteed for accuracy or legality. Letters and other correspondence should be edited to fit your personal situation.