Web designers and developers

National Occupation Code (NOC): 2175

Web designers and developers research, design, develop and produce Internet and Intranet sites. They are employed in computer software development firms, information technology consulting firms, information technology units throughout the private and public sectors, advertising agencies or they may be self-employed.

Job Duties for Web designers and developers

  • Consult with clients to develop and document Web site requirements
  • Prepare mock-ups and storyboards
  • Develop Web site architecture and determine hardware and software requirements
  • Source, select and organize information for inclusion and design the appearance, layout and flow of the Web site
  • Create and optimize content for the Web site using a variety of graphics, database, animation and other software
  • Plan, design, write, modify, integrate and test Web site related code
  • Conduct tests and perform security and quality controls
  • May lead and co-ordinate multidisciplinary teams to develop Web site graphics, content, capacity and interactivity
  • May research and evaluate a variety of interactive media software products.

Working Conditions for Web designers and developers

Work takes place in a typical office setting.

Alternate Job Titles

  • Corporate Webmaster
  • E-business (electronic Business) Web Site Developer
  • E-business Web Site Developer
  • E-commerce (electronic Commerce) Web Site Developer
  • E-commerce Web Site Developer
  • Internet Site Designer
  • Internet Site Developer
  • Intranet Site Designer
  • Intranet Site Developer
  • Web Designer
  • Web Developer
  • Web Manager
  • Web Site Designer
  • Web Site Developer
  • Webmaster
  • Front-End Developer
  • Front End Developer
  • Website Coordinator

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