On the Job
Web Developers analyze users' needs to design, create, and change websites. They may convert text, graphics, audio, and video to make it web-friendly.
Typical Work Tasks
People who work in this career often:
- Configure computer networks.
- Create electronic data backup to prevent loss of information.
- Implement security measures for computer or information systems.
- Install computer hardware.
- Resolve computer software problems.
- Troubleshoot issues with computer applications or systems.
- Update website content.
- Write computer programming code.
- Conduct research to gain information about products or processes.
- Create databases to store electronic data.
Typical Working Conditions
- Using e-mail.
- Freedom to make decisions without supervision.
- Working indoors in environmentally controlled conditions.
- The importance of being accurate or exact.
- Meeting strict deadlines.
- Working with a group or team.
- High levels of competition.
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