2175- Web designers and developers

Canada NOC: 
Job Title: 

Web designers and developers

Job Description: 

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.

Main Duties: 

Web designers and developers perform some or all of the following duties:

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.

Employment Requirements: 

A bachelor's degree, usually in computer science, communications or business
Completion of a college program in computer science, graphic arts, Web design or business is required.
Experience as a computer programmer or graphic designer is usually required.

Classified Elsewhere: 

Computer network technicians (2281)
Computer programmers and interactive media developers (2174)
E-business managers (in 0124 Advertising, marketing and public relations managers)
Graphic designers and illustrators (5241)
Information systems analysts and consultants (2171)
Information systems testing technicians (2283)
Network systems engineers (in 2147 Computer engineers (except software engineers and designers))

Source Of Info: 

National Occupation Classification, (2011)

Statistics Canada and Human Resources and Skills Development Canada,

February 2012,

Catalogue no. 12-583-X