Create website interfaces, styles, and animations like the ones you know and use everyday.
At your pace
~ 12 months
in 6 months
14 hands-on projects
Front-end developers are in charge of creating dynamic websites using a programming language. They take care of the front-end part, i.e. the visual side of the site, unlike the back-end developer. To find out more, you can read this article on developer jobs.
A front-end developer’s missions typically entails:
“Developer jobs have been growing enormously in recent years. No longer reserved only for digital companies and for men, now all companies need Front-End Developers for their website, internal tools, mobile apps for marketing, etc… And female developers are in high demand now! It's a job in constant change and that offers many openings to various jobs, some of which do not even exist yet. We are proud to offer this training path, accessible to all, opening the doors to the job of Front-End Developer.”
This program was created by our instructional design team. Our pedagogical method is based on the realization of real-world projects and one-on-one, weekly sessions with a professional web development expert as your mentor.
The idea is simple: to learn effectively, it is important to be active in your learning. Within this path, this involves completing projects based on scenarios from the professional world. Your mission: look for solutions, create your deliverables and present them convincingly in front of your mentor! You will be able to directly apply the experience you gain through your OpenClassrooms program in your future workplace.
The training consists of professional projects of increasing complexity. Each project will allow you to acquire specific skills.
... And much more!
At the end of this training, you will be a full-blown Front-End Developer, and earn your European diploma for Software development.
Web development can be a lucrative career with many prospects and income growth opportunities opening up as you continue to acquire more experience. Here is what you can expect to earn in your career as a Front-End Web Developer:
Beginner: £30,000 - £40,000
2-5 years: £40,000 - £60,000
5+ years: £60,000 +
Beginner: $40,000 - $60,000
2-5 years: $60,000 - $80,000
5+ years: $100,000 +
This program can be taken as part of an apprenticeship. For more information, please contact us.
By following this training, you will be able to work as a Front-End Developer but also as a Web Developer.
As a Front-End developer, you will be able to evolve in several ways, including :
This training is accessible to all. However, here are a few recommendations:
Our learning method is unique and revolves around two elements: professional projects and dedicated mentoring sessions.
At OpenClassrooms, learning is project-driven because that’s the fastest way to become proficient. Projects offer hands-on experience so you can hit the ground running when you start your new job.
The Front-End Developer path has a series of projects that you’ll need to complete one at a time with the support of your mentor. You’ll receive a detailed brief with the context, customer requirements and additional details. Then it’s up to you to go and make it real! To do this, you’ll have to be creative, coming up with innovative solutions to the questions at hand.
Want to know more about projects? Read our blog post here.
During your path, you will be assigned a mentor who will offer one-to-one support via weekly video conference sessions. This mentor will offer guidance on your projects, help define objectives and guide you until you reach them. Our mentors are dedicated professionals who are experts in their field and have experience in sharing their know-how with our students.
OpenClassrooms is an official private distance learning establishment registered with the Board of Education in Paris, France that grants its own diplomas as well as those of prestigious academic partners.
Upon completion of your studies and validation of your skills by an academic jury, you will earn a "Front-End Developer"
registered with the National Directory of Professional
This diploma is at level 6 on the EQF (European Qualifications Framework).
If you have questions about its equivalence in order to undertake further study, contact your university or master's program.
If you already have one year of professional experience in this industry, you can earn the diploma more quickly through official validation of this experience with us (VAE).
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At OpenClassrooms we are committed to helping you find your ideal job. We promise.
By following the learning path "Front-End Developer", you’ll learn an exciting new profession with great career prospects.
What’s more, you’ll find a job within six months of graduating or we’ll give you your money back!
Our team is available to answer your questions about our programs or your new career path.