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Web developer Jobs in Pontefract

Job Overview

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

  • organisation

  • 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 

 Qualifications

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

​Pontefract is a historic market town in the Wakefield District of West Yorkshire, England, near the A1 (or Great North Road) and the M62 motorway. Historically part of the West Riding of Yorkshire, it is one of the five towns in the metropolitan borough of the City of Wakefield and had a population of 30,881 at the 2011 Census. Pontefract's motto is Post mortem patris pro filio, Latin for "After the death of the father, support the son", a reference to the English Civil War Royalist sympathies. Pontefract lies in close proximity to the A1 and the M62. Bus transport is provided by Arriva Yorkshire, the main hub in the town for this being Pontefract bus station. The town has direct rail connections with Leeds, Wakefield, Goole, Castleford, York and Sheffield from the town's three railway stations; Pontefract Monkhill, Pontefract Tanshelf and Pontefract Baghill. The closest airports are Leeds Bradford and Doncaster Sheffield.

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