WEB DEVELOPER

Develop and implement websites, web applications, application databases, and interactive web interfaces. Evaluate code to ensure that it is properly structured, meets industry standards, and is compatible with browsers and devices. Optimize website performance, scalability, and server-side code and processes. May develop website infrastructure and integrate websites with other computer applications.

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Salary: $30,000 – $70,000

Education: 2&4 Year College/On-the-Job Training

Write supporting code for Web applications or Web sites.

Design, build, or maintain Web sites, using authoring or scripting languages, content creation tools, management tools, and digital media.

Back up files from Web sites to local directories for instant recovery in case of problems.

Select programming languages, design tools, or applications.

Evaluate code to ensure that it is valid, is properly structured, meets industry standards, and is compatible with browsers, devices, or operating systems.

*This list of tasks does not encompass all tasks that may be applicable to this job.

Programming — Writing computer programs for various purposes.

Critical Thinking — Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.

Complex Problem Solving — Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.

Operations Analysis — Analyzing needs and product requirements to create a design.

Reading Comprehension — Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.

*This list of skills does not encompass all tasks that may be applicable to this job.

Computers and Electronics — Knowledge of circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.

English Language — Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.

Mathematics — Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.

Communications and Media — Knowledge of media production, communication, and dissemination techniques and methods. This includes alternative ways to inform and entertain via written, oral, and visual media.

*This list of knowledge does not encompass all knowledge that may be applicable to this job.

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