What is a Web Developer?
Roaming through different job portals we often find a title saying, “Web Developer Jobs in Pakistan” or “Web Developers Required” which sometimes strike us with the curiosity to know, what really is a Web Developer? A Web Developer is a person who is passionate about the internet and the computers, an individual or company that can provide service to build and maintain high end websites. He must have more sweeping and extensive skills than a usual webmaster. A developer who is generally capable of writing custom scripts to fulfill his client’s needs and has sufficient personal experience with various scripting languages. Web developers are also called web content developer or front-end developer. He programs web pages from the bottom up, fashioning everything from the homepage to site layout and function. Some developers go for freelance work while others choose to outsource their skills to organizations to come out as consultants and independent contractors.
They keep a keen eye on facts, figures and specific details of the current market to satisfy their clients by creating a website which would appeal to the market and would also be able to showcase the products or services in a way that is not only promotional, but dynamic.
Today, web-developers work as team at firms with professionals that specialize in different areas of E-commerce and web content development.
The Front-end developer programs the code to ‘tell’ a website how to function. This also include site navigation; designing a site which can be accessed from any web browser, for example, Internet Explorer, Mozilla, Firefox, and Google Chrome etc.
What does it take to be a Web Developer?
Workplace of a Web-Developer
The workplace of a web developer varies. It depends on the type of work he is assigned to do or the organization he is working with. A developer may work full or part-time in an office, or an (IT) department or may chooses to conduct business at home. But if he chooses to do freelance, he might have to travel.
Average Salary Range of Web Developer in Pakistan