Billy F is a Web developer for Realtime Worlds. He got the job because he made his own successful website for the Chinese Community in Dundee. He came to the UK with a Master's degree in Transport but as he says "I play computer games all day and all night and then I started having interest with computing itself."
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Jobholders in this unit group design, develop and maintain websites to meet a client’s specified requirements.
Entrants usually possess a degree or equivalent qualification, although entry with other academic qualifications and/or significant relevant experience is possible. There is a variety of relevant vocational, professional and postgraduate qualifications available.
- Liaises with internal/external client in order to define the requirements for the website
- Presents design options to the client
- Designs web pages including graphics, animation and functionality to maximise visual effectiveness and facilitate appropriate access
- Develops the website and applications
- Designs and develops web interfaces for relational database systems
- Establishes methods to ensure appropriate website security and recovery
- Writes and publishes content for the website
- Tests website interaction and performance prior to going ‘live’, and monitors and maintains functionality of the website
- Activates the ‘live’ website.
for this job
|Computer programming, etc||10,032|
|Head offices, etc||4,880|
|Architectural & related||4,026|
|Public admin. & defence||2,624|
|Legal & accounting||2,125|