Front-End Engineer
Corine Bitar

About the job:

What you do

As a Front-End Engineer, you work on websites and apps. Your job is to make sure that these websites and apps are user-friendly. You analyze the design and functionality to find ways in which both can be improved. You also identify problems with a website or app and come up with effective solutions.

The tough stuff

As a Front End Engineer, you will have to:

  • Meet all your deadlines, which can be very tight
  • Make sure there are no visual or technical issues
The cool stuff

As a Front End Engineer, you will get to:

  • Contribute to the development of a live website or app, and see it come together
  • Collaborate with different people
  • Possibly use your skill-set for doing other jobs, like web design
Typical work hours
  • 40-50 hours per week
  • 15-25% nights & weekends

As a front-end developer, you may work overtime during evenings and weekends; especially when there are deadlines to meet.  

Are you the right fit?

Classes you should be good at
  • Math
  • IT
Best high school track(s)
  • General Sciences
Personal qualities
  • Expressing yourself verbally
  • Problem Sensitivity
  • Visualization
  • Time Management
  • Reasoning & Problem Solving

Will you make money?

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Education stuff:

Education required
  • Bachelors degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science or a related field
  • Experience in using different computer programming languages and tools such as JavaScript and HTML
Helpful resources
Local universities
International universities

Video Description

Since she was a child, Corine Bitar has loved everything to do with the latest technology. Mobile not working? Wi-Fi down? Laptop frozen? Microwave busted? Friends and family knew who to call! There’s so many parts that work together to get a website up and running, and a lot of skills and techniques are learnt on the job, so no matter what kind of personality or experience you have there’s a role for you. Watch the Nooreed Insider Interview with Corine and see if Front-End Engineer is the career for you!



After completing a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering and a Masters in Interactive Multimedia, Corine Bitar joined Keeward in Beirut as a Front-End Engineer responsible for making websites look great to their visitors.