Web developers design, build and maintain websites and web applications to meet their client's needs.
The Skills Required
You will need:
- excellent web and database programming skills
- a good appreciation of design, usability and interactivity
- creative skills to turn clients' ideas into workable plans
- excellent problem-solving skills
- a willingness to work flexibly
- the ability to follow exact instructions
- an understanding of web development standards
- the ability to work to deadlines
- a commitment to keep up to date with technology
- an appreciation of commercial pressures
- the ability to work alone or as part of a team
You would normally need a foundation degree, HND or degree in an IT-related subject. Relevant subjects include:
- web development or web design
- multimedia design
- digital media development
- web content management
- business information systems
- computer programming
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