Web developer cover letter

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Web developer cover letter

As a web developer, you’re fluent in a few languages, but your cover letter needs to speak to just one person—a hiring manager. To be considered for top web developer jobs, your cover letter must demonstrate your skills and experience, as well as your passion for technology. For writing tips, view this sample cover letter for a web developer, or download the web developer cover letter template in Word. 

Good news: Jobs for web developers are projected to grow by 15% (Or 162,900 jobs) from 2016 through 2026, which is much faster than average, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). You’ll find the highest level of employment for this job in the following states: CaliforniaNew YorkTexasFlorida, and Washington; and in the following metropolitan areas: New York CityLos AngelesSeattleChicago, and San Francisco.

In terms of salaries, as a web developer, you can expect to make a median wage of $67,990 per year, or $32.69 per hour, according to the BLS.

Additionally, you can learn about web careers and look for web developer jobs on Monster.

Web developer cover letter template


Corey Smith
Sometown, NY 55555 | (555) 555-5555 | cs@somedomain.com | Web Portfolio URL

October 4, 2017

Ms. Thea Dodson
HR Director
ABC Company
9381 Main St.
Sometown, NY 55555

Dear Ms. Dodson:

With 5 years of full-stack web development experience for global businesses, I offer the technical expertise you are seeking for your web developer position advertised on Monster.

Since earning my bachelor’s degree in internet and web development from XYZ University, I have served as a web developer at ABC Agency, one of NYC’s premier digital marketing and web development firms. In this position, I have led web development projects for clients in diverse industries including technology, manufacturing, pharmaceutical, hospitality, F&B, retail and financial services.

Known for creating robust, high-speed web and mobile apps, my web development work has helped grow revenues, accelerate customer acquisition, increase web traffic and deliver an industry-leading competitive advantage.

Please review my résumé, which provides details of these projects and examples of skills in:

  • Web development using HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery, PHP and Adobe Creative Cloud
  • Translation of wireframes and rapid prototyping tools to accurate, working code
  • Design of interactives and mobile apps in an agile development environment
  • UX and UI design projects improving load time, site stickiness and user engagement
  • SEO initiatives elevating rankings on Google and other search engines to top 5 results

As a web developer focused on customer satisfaction, I manage all aspects of web development¾from concept to requirements definition, design, development, launch, maintenance and user support. I enjoy the client-facing role and working closely with team members to produce high-quality deliverables.

I look forward to learning more about the web developer position. If my skills match your requirements, please contact me at (555) 555-5555 or cs@somedomain.com to schedule a meeting. Thank you.


Corey Smith
Enclosure: Résumé


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