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Front End Developer Skills Assessment Test

Front End Developer Skills Assessment

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Assessment Summary
The primary responsibility of a Front End Developer is to create and maintain the visual aspects of either a piece of software, an application, or a website. They will create elements that follow design documents and ensure there is the best user experience possible. They will need to often liaise with full-stack and backend engineers in order to make sure their designs interact with the different backend systems correctly. This assessment contains 11 questions that are designed to test the varying skills of the candidate’s ability to succeed and thrive in the role from a variety of different skills that are relevant.
Skills tested in this assessment
The skills needed for a Front End Developer to succeed include some of the following, have strong proficiency with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript. They will need good design skills underpinned by a mixture of functional and visually pleasing designs. Specifically, in the Vervoe skill assessment, the following skills are looked at in detail, front-end development, JavaScript + HTML knowledge, and adaptability.
What to test with this assessment
From a carefully constructed set of questions that test an important subset of the required skills to successfully be a Front End Developer, you will be able to determine their abilities in creating visually aesthetic designs which follow the various standards and procedures that outline how to create web pages. Furthermore, their programming skills in a handful of languages will be tested so you can understand where they excel with the different technologies they will touch on a daily basis as a front-end developer. Furthermore, their ability to be adaptable and receptive to different feedback given to them for different elements they’ve designed.

About the Front End Developer Skills Assessment

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Front End Developers use a collection framework to enable them to create user interfaces that a both useable and visually pleasing for the end user. To do this they will employ concepts from UX (User experience) principles and UI (user interface) patterns. The frameworks that front end developers are things like React, Vue.Js, Angular and etc.

Candidates who perform well on this Front End Developer skills assessment will have all the technical skills to create user interfaces using the major modern frameworks. They will also have the soft skills to efficiently communicate to fellow developers.

You can expect to learn whether a candidate able to write CSS code to create a visually pleasing user interface, how to code in HTML to create elements to make front end designs, how candidates keep up to date with the latest technologies and the benefits of HTML5.

Having a very good theoretical understanding is important when working as a front end developer because this means you know the various different modern patterns and conventions which make websites useable for their userbase.
Being adaptable is very important as front end designs will be critiqued many times before they see the light of day, so being receptive to feedback and including it in future designs is very extremely important for candidates.
Knowing basic HTML is a fundamental skill as a web developer as you will often need to interact with it a lot depending on the framework that you’re using to complete the design of the user interface.


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Question Type: Multiple Choice

In your web application, you have a table, and you want to set the spacing between the rows of the table. Which of the following codes will help you set this spacing?
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You are creating a web application to verify if the browser supports html5 history or not. Can you provide a one-line if statement that can help you verify this?
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Describe a time where you have learned something new and then applied it to your work.

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Frequently asked questions

A front end developer test is an online tool that helps employers assess a candidate’s ability to develop software for the front end of a website. The test may include questions and code tests on programming languages, web development frameworks, and design principles. In addition, the test can also require the candidate to write code or create a prototype of a front-end web application. The purpose of the front end developer test is to determine whether the candidate has the skills and knowledge necessary to be successful in the role.

Using Vervoe, Front end developers can be tested for a wide range of technical skills such as proficiency in building the user interface and interactivity for web applications. Front-end developers can be tested on their understanding of data structures and algorithms in order to be able to create efficient code. In addition, they need to be able to write unit tests in order to ensure that their code is free of bugs, and have a good understanding of HTML and CSS in order to be able to create well-designed web pages. Most importantly, they can be tested on their coding skills and ability to create robust and reliable web applications.

A front end developer needs more than just coding skills to be technically proficient – they also need a strong set of soft skills. Using Vervoe to test a front end developer’s proficiency of critical thinking, problem solving skills, attention to detail, good communication, flexibility and adaptability are all important when hiring the right candidate for the role.

A front end developer test can help improve the recruitment process by giving hiring managers a better understanding of a candidate’s working knowledge. By asking custom questions specific to the job opening, a hiring manager can get a more accurate sense of a candidate’s qualifications. With Vervoe, you can access a library of pre-build questions as well as use custom questions to assess a candidate’s analytical and problem-solving skills. By using testing as part of your recruitment process for a front end developer hiring managers are able to identify the best candidates for the job openings available.

Yes, all assessments are fully customizable meaning you can edit a word or two or delete the question and add your own. You can also customize correct answer samples to your exact business specifications.

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Mid Funnel: Combine a variety of question types like multiple choice with media, video responses to see how they communicate and a couple of presentation or spreadsheet questions to dig deeper into their technical knowledge. Assessments take ~40min to complete.

Bottom Funnel: A great opportunity to focus on a single outcome and test extensively with a more elaborate question and some documentation around the process. Assessments take ~ 1.5 hrs to complete.

You can completely customize an assessment for your brand including logo, colors and intro videos. You are also able to customize all of the candidate messaging so that it’s unique to your brand and business.
No, Vervoe assessments test for a range of both job specific and soft skills like communication or attention to detail. This means you’re testing a complete set of skills so you can be confident the candidate you hire not only has the skills to do the job but that culturally and behaviourally they’re the right fit for your business too.
We offer a range of interactive question types including code challenges, presentations, spreadsheets, document uploads, video, audio, multiple choice with media options and more. Each question type is a sample version of the real life tool. For example a code challenge is a snapshot of a live developer environment where a candidate can complete a specific task.
We have an extensive online help center with video and written tutorials to help you get up and running. Our friendly customer success team is also only a question away and can be contacted via our help center.
Yes, all skills assessment are customizable and can be created to simulate a job or task. This provides the ability to test a candidate on real-life skills and abilities required for the role. A unique combination of different types of questions can simulate how a candidate will perform in different scenarios.

Combining a detailed Front End Developer job description with a Front End Developer skills assessment can help to identify the specific skills and knowledge required for the job, and can streamline the candidate selection process. By writing a clear and concise job description, hiring managers can attract the right Front End Developer candidates for each role.

Vervoe's comprehensive recruitment guide on how to hire a Front End Developer provides a competency framework that maps out the core job-related hard skills and soft skills required for success in the Front End Developer role. A Front End Developer recruitment guide helps understand the hiring process of building the ideal candidate profile, writing an accurate job description based on skills, selecting the ideal candidate, interviewing top performers, and making a job offer.

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