Web Programmer: Develops and oversees website design and creation. Plans, designs, evaluates, develops, tests, edits, maintains, and documents look and flow of websites. Interviews clients to help them clarify their goals for establishing a website. Designs or supervises design of digitized images,... [+] More
Web Programmer: Develops and oversees website design and creation. Plans, designs, evaluates, develops, tests, edits, maintains, and documents look and flow of websites. Interviews clients to help them clarify their goals for establishing a website. Designs or supervises design of digitized images, banners, bullets, charts, image maps and other graphics to enhance appearance of site. Applies knowledge of programming techniques and computer internet systems.
Educates clients about the similarities and differences between Internet communication and other forms of marketing and public relations efforts. Custom tailors a plan for a proposed site using combination of graphic and written material, and modifies proposal as necessary until client is satisfied. Writes, or edits and formats, copy to present clients' message effectively. Develops video and audio enhancements if desired by client. Works with clients to select a domain name and registers the chosen name. Carries out functions of an Internet service provider (ISP) to reduce amount of technical expertise needed or trains personnel to operate and update site on an independent basis. Provides marketing and promotion services. Updates and expands information on website to attract repeat users. Meets on a regular basis to evaluate and modify site as it seems appropriate. Typical background requirements include knowledge in the field of computer science along with advanced knowledge of various web-enabling computer languages. Converts project specifications into sequence of detailed instructions and logical steps for coding into language that can be processed by computer, applying knowledge of computer programming techniques and computer languages. Applies knowledge of database design standards and database management. Enters program codes into computer system. Enters commands into computer to run and test programs. Determines if project requires creating a series of new programs or modifying existing programs that access data stored in databases. Observes display screen to detect syntax or logic errors during program test, or uses diagnostic software to detect errors. Replaces, deletes, or modifies codes to correct errors. Analyzes, reviews, and alters program to increase operating efficiency or adapt to new requirements. Writes documentation to describe program development, logic, coding, and corrections. Writes manual to describe installation and operating procedures. Assists in solving operating problems with site. Reads manuals, periodicals, and technical reports to learn ways to develop programs that meet client's site requirements. (Source: eDOT Job Description) [-] Less
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