Web developer

Posted 5 September by pbl holding LTD
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The day-to-day work of a web developer varies depending on whether they work mainly for clients or in-house for an organization, but most roles include:

  • writing code in one or more programming or scripting languages, such as PHP or JavaScript
  • planning and prototyping new applications and web pages
  • designing the architecture of the components of an application
  • deciding on the best technologies and languages for the project
  • testing sites and applications in different browsers and environments
  • problem-solving
  • fixing bugs in existing projects
  • testing new features thoroughly to ensure they perform the correct task in all cases
  • running performance benchmarking tests
  • reviewing colleagues' code
  • building and testing Application Program Interfaces (APIs) for applications to exchange data
  • gathering requirements from clients and users
  • learning and testing new technologies, frameworks and languages
  • staying up to date with new trends and advancements in web development
  • building and maintaining databases
  • refactoring and optimizing existing code
  • documenting code so other developers can understand and contribute to it
  • attending and speaking at web development conferences and workshops
  • Designing information architecture within an application or website.


Web developers need to demonstrate a range of technical knowledge in areas such as client-side components, server-side languages, web application frameworks and database management systems, as well as experience with version control systems, and a thorough understanding of the architecture of web applications and web security and encryption.

You will need to have:

Attention to detail

A logical approach to problem-solving

The ability to work independently and in mixed teams

Experience of development methodologies (like agile and waterfall)

The ability to manage a complex range of tasks and meet deadlines

Good communication skills.

Work experience

Minimum 5 years of experience in the industry.

Reference: 36035281

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