Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?
Web Designer & Developer in Fort Lauderdale:
"Want to be a web designer?"
It's like college never ends. You have to LOVE learning, be creative and technical all at the same time. It ain't easy.
Web Designer & Developer in Austin:
"Learn how to develop."
Learn how to be both a good designer and developer. This will take you a lot further than just learning one or the other.
Web Designer & Developer in Kansas City:
"It's not what you know."
Technology changes. It doesn't matter what languages or tools you know. Adaptability and critical thinking is key.
Web Designer & Developer in Seattle:
"Be Prepared To Learn And Adjust Quickly."
With the web and its technologies moving so quickly, its very important that you are the type of person who takes it upon themselves to learn. This could mean learning techniques, or new frameworks. Sometimes, you may be required to learn a whole new programming/template language! You have to have the desire to know as much as you can about the techniques, languages, and platforms you are employed to use.
Web Designer & Developer in Irving:
"Type Of Software And Technology Being Used For Development."
Research the type of development platforms being used and if the department you are going to work for is keeping up with the latest technology and is encouraging learning new technology and services. Also research department rules about work such as working remotely and or flex hours as well as work environment is it relaxed with a good work life balance or is it restrictive and stressful with long work hours and harsh deadlines that are unreasonable.