What is a Chrome extension developer?
How do you hire a Chrome extension developer?
You can source Chrome extension developer talent on Upwork by following these three steps:
- Write a project description. You’ll want to determine your scope of work and the skills and requirements you are looking for in a Chrome extension developer.
- Post it on Upwork. Once you’ve written a project description, post it to Upwork. Simply follow the prompts to help you input the information you collected to scope out your project.
- Shortlist and interview Chrome extension developers. Once the proposals start coming in, create a shortlist of the professionals you want to interview.
Of these three steps, your project description is where you will determine your scope of work and the specific type of Chrome extension developer you need to complete your project.
How much does it cost to hire a Chrome extension developer?
Rates can vary due to many factors, including expertise and experience, location, and market conditions.
- An experienced Chrome extension developer may command higher fees but also work faster, have more-specialized areas of expertise, and deliver higher-quality work.
- A contractor who is still in the process of building a client base may price their Chrome extension developer services more competitively.
Rates typically charged by Chrome extension developers on Upwork are:
- Beginner: $20 per hour
- Intermediate: $49 per hour
- Advanced: $250 per hour
Which one is right for you will depend on the specifics of your project.
How do you write a Chrome extension developer job post?
Your job post is your chance to describe your project scope, budget, and talent needs. Although you don’t need a full job description as you would when hiring an employee, aim to provide enough detail for a contractor to know if they’re the right fit for the project.
Job post title
Create a simple title that describes exactly what you’re looking for. The idea is to target the keywords that your ideal candidate is likely to type into a job search bar to find your project. Here are some sample Chrome extension developer job post titles:
- Need someone to build browser extensions in Chrome and other browsers
- Developer wanted to create browser extensions related to our new app
- Full stack developer needed who can also create Chrome extensions
An effective Chrome extension developer job post should include:
- Scope of work: From HTML programming to programming for multiple browsers, list all the deliverables you’ll need.
- Project length: Your job post should indicate whether this is a smaller or larger project.
- Background: If you prefer experience with certain industries, software, or platforms, mention this here.
- Budget: Set a budget and note your preference for hourly rates vs. fixed-price contracts.
Chrome extension developer job responsibilities
Here are some examples of Chrome extension developer job responsibilities:
- Create complex extension plugins from the ground up
- Clean up code on all plugins and applications with bugs
- Design proper protocols for extension installation in every major browser
Chrome extension developer job requirements and qualifications
Be sure to include any requirements and qualifications you’re looking for in [Skill]. Here are some examples:
- Strong debugging ability with browser debuggers (Chrome and Firefox) in addition to using HTTP proxies
- Strong familiarity with REST principles and methods
- Graphic design proficiency with Photoshop and Illustrator a definite plus
- Must have track record of meeting all deadlines while delivering clean code