Most of the time, web developers work in an office. Web developers build the backbone of websites. Employers often require candidates to have a bachelor’s degree in computer science, programming, informational technology, or another relevant fields. However, some companies will accept candidates with enough years of experience in lieu of bachelor's degree requirements.
They often work with web designers. Web designers are more concerned with a website’s appearance, while web developers are more concerned with the technical side of said website. They must keep their skills up to date by reading relevant professional journals, attending workshops, and taking additional college course. They may have to train or coach new or more junior web developers. They may be required to travel to clients' offices or to visit vendors.
Web Developer Tasks
- Test and document software for web sites.
- Write, modify, and debug software for web sites.
- Write code to generate web pages, access databases and business logic servers.
- Work with with designers and content producers.