Designs, creates, and modifies Web sites. Analyzes user needs to implement Web site content, graphics, performance, and capacity. May integrate Web sites with other computer applications. May convert written, graphic, audio, and video components to compatible Web formats by using software designed to facilitate the creation of Web and multimedia content.
This career is part of the Information Technology cluster Programming and Software Engineering pathway.
A person in this career:
- Writes supporting code for Web applications or Web sites.
- Designs, builds, or maintains Web sites, using authoring or scripting languages, content creation tools, management tools, and digital media.
- Backs up files from Web sites to local directories for instant recovery in case of problems.
- Writes, designs, or edits Web page content, or directs others producing content.
- Selects programming languages, design tools, or applications.
- Evaluates code to ensure that it is valid, is properly structured, meets industry standards, and is compatible with browsers, devices, or operating systems.
- Identifies problems uncovered by testing or customer feedback, and corrects problems or refers problems to appropriate personnel for correction.
- Develops databases that support Web applications and Web sites.
- Performs Web site tests according to planned schedules, or after any Web site or product revision.
- Performs or directs Web site updates.