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Nahaël Mele


Web Developer Turning Ideas into Reality 💻

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Adriano Reis

Brooklyn, United States

Product designer & no-code developer ✨

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Sebastian Bistran

Leeds, United Kingdom

Crafting Products With A Spicy Touch - SRIRACHA 🔥

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Abdul Qader

Madrid, Spain

Expert Webflow & Framer Developer

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Eugen Ciachir

Bucharest, Romania

Design Director & Framer Expert

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Rajan Dave


Webflow Expert & Web Designer

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Hanna Woa 🔥


Building badass brands for badass entrepreneurs 💣

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Sohil Jain

District of Columbia, United States

Website Designer + Framer Developer.

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Ahmad S. Afandi

Special Region of Yogyakarta, Indonesia

UI Designer & Framer Expert

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Julia Spong

Toronto, Canada

Social Media Manager & Content Specialist 🪄

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André Duarte


Branding, web & product design specialist

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Priyal G.

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Ajay Pawriya


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Ifeoma Ahuna

Dallas, United States

Bringing your content to life with UGC Video ✨

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Leanna Griffin

North Carolina, United States

Brand & Website Design for Head-Turning Businesses

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Chris Luniewicz

Massachusetts, United States

I Build Framer Websites & Craft Brand Designs 💻

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Studio Nika

Barcelona, Spain

We design brands that bring joy to the world.

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Michelle Griczika

Massachusetts, United States

Writing that sells✨

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Ashwin Pradeep Kumar

Kerala, India

Expert Web Designer using Framer

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Fatima Zehra

Toronto, Canada

🪄 Conjuring magic, one brand at a time.

Common projects for Frontend Engineers

Building or redesigning a responsive, user-friendly website.

Developing a dynamic web application with interactive features.

Creating a frontend for a mobile application.

Implementing a new user interface design for an existing website or application.

Optimizing a website's performance and load times.

Creating a single-page application (SPA) for a more seamless user experience.

Tips for working with and hiring Frontend Engineers

Understand your project needs

Before you start the hiring process, have a clear understanding of your project requirements. Make sure you know the specific skills and technologies your project requires, such as proficiency in HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and frontend frameworks like React or Angular.

Check their technical skills

Not all frontend engineers specialize in the same technologies. It's important to verify that the freelancer has experience in the specific technologies your project requires. This can often be verified by reviewing their portfolio on Contra.

Communication is essential

Establish clear communication channels with the frontend engineer. Discuss your project's requirements, timeline, and deliverables upfront. Regular updates on the project's progress can help prevent any misunderstandings or issues that may arise. Remember to communicate through Contra's platform to keep all project details in one place.

Set clear milestones

For larger projects, it can be helpful to break the project into smaller, manageable parts or milestones. Each milestone can then be reviewed and approved separately, ensuring that the project is on the right track and that the quality of work meets your standards.

How to hire Frontend Engineers

Define your needs

Start by defining the scope and requirements of your project. What technologies does it require? What is the timeline? What are the key deliverables?

Post a detailed job

Post a job on Contra detailing your project requirements. The more specific you are, the more likely you are to attract freelancers with the exact skills you need.

Review applications

Review applicants' profiles and portfolios on Contra. Look for freelancers with the frontend skills and experience that match your project needs.

Conduct interviews

Interview potential hires to assess their technical skills and to see if they're a good fit for your project. Use Contra's platform to conduct these interviews.

Make an offer

Once you've found the right Frontend Engineer, make an offer through Contra's platform. This should include the agreed upon payment terms, timeline, and project details.

3 questions to ask when interviewing Frontend Engineers

1. What frontend frameworks are you most comfortable working with and why?

2. Can you describe a project where you improved a website's performance or user experience?

3. How do you approach testing and quality assurance when working on frontend development?

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Frequently asked

A freelance Frontend Engineer designs and implements the user interface of a website or application. They use coding languages like HTML, CSS, and JavaScript to create the layout and interactive elements of a site, ensuring it is both visually appealing and easy to use.

A freelance Frontend Engineer designs and implements the user interface of a website or application. They use coding languages like HTML, CSS, and JavaScript to create the layout and interactive elements of a site, ensuring it is both visually appealing and easy to use.

Hiring a Frontend Engineer on Contra ensures you get top-notch freelance talent without the hassle of commissions. You can review their portfolio, handle contracts and payments, and collaborate effectively, all on one platform.

Projects that require Frontend Engineer skills typically involve creating or improving the user interface of a website or application. This can include designing new websites, implementing responsive designs, optimizing site performance, or creating interactive web applications.

You can post a job detailing your project requirements on Contra. Frontend Engineers who match your requirements can then apply for the job. You can also browse the profiles of Frontend Engineers on Contra and directly invite those you are interested in to apply.

Frontend Engineers use a variety of tools and technologies, including HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and frontend frameworks like React, Angular, or Vue.js. They also use developer tools for version control (like Git) and text editors or integrated development environments (like Visual Studio Code or Sublime Text).

The cost of hiring a Frontend Engineer on Contra can range from $25 to $63 per hour, depending on the complexity of your project and the freelancer's experience and skills.

Freelance Frontend Engineers get paid commission-free on Contra. They may charge per project, per hour, or per milestone. Payments for each milestone are held in escrow and are only released after you approve the deliverables for that milestone. Clients must pay a minimum of $250 or $25 an hour to post an opportunity on Contra.

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