Web Designers and Developers
Other titles : corporate Webmaster, e-business (electronic business) Web site developer, e-commerce (electronic commerce) Web site developer, Internet site designer, Internet site developer, Intranet site designer, Intranet site developer, Web Administrator, Web designer, Web developer, Web manager, Web site designer, Web site developer, Webmaster
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 :
- 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.
Regions where this career
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DIPLOMA OF COLLEGE STUDIES (DCS)
Program length: 3 years
Specialization A - Administrative Data Processing
By the end of the program, the programmer will be able to organize and use data; correct programs; analyze the features of the information systems of various companies with a view to developing computer-aided solutions; develop conceptual models using the structured approach; exploit the possibilities of a networked computing environment; create and use databases; make functional improvements to an application; ensure the quality of an application; use multimedia processing utilitiesprovide technical support and training to users; install an application; design and develop an application in a database and in a graphics environment; and to design and develop a hypermedia application within internal and global networks.
Specialization B - Industrial Data Processing
By the end of the program the student will be qualified to analyze an industrial production environment; analyze the potential of an industrial peripheral; organize and store the data of an industrial system; create a communications link between an industrial system's hardware and software; develop a data transfer interface between industrial applications; develop an industrial application; conduct integration and stress tests; analyze an industrial system; diagnose and resolve the performance problems of an industrial system; develop and deliver an application suite for an industrial system.
Specialization C - Network Management
By the end of the program, the student will be qualified to use an algorighmic approach; analyse the architecture of a computer network; choose hardware; optimize teh functionalities of an operating system on a computer; ensure the security of a computer network's hardware and software; manage a computer population; manage a computer network; choose software; manage their time and ensure the quality of their work; provide technical support to network users; ensure the evolution of the computer network; diagnose and resolve network problems; set up a server; set up Internet-related technologies and services; plan the installation of a computer network; install a computer network; manage a computer network.
(Training program available in French only)
Program length: 3 years
Le programme vise à former des personnes aptes à exercer la profession de technicienne/technicien en intégration multimédia. L'intégratrice multimédia ou l'intégrateur multimédia intervient tout au long du processus de production des applications multimédias. Son travail consiste principalement à assembler et à intégrer les éléments de contenus (textes, images, animations, vidéo, son) d'applications multimédias en ligne ou sur support et à procéder au codage de l'interactivité.
En plus d'assurer l'acquisition de connaissances particulières à la production de divers types d'applications multimédias en ligne et sur support, ce programme assure le développement d'une culture générale et d'une formation de base relative au design graphique, à la recherche et à l'information, aux techniques de programmation, à la vidéo, à la production sonore, aux animations 2D et 3D ainsi qu'aux méthodes d'analyse et de contrôle de la qualité
- Computer and computer manufacturing engineering
- Computer sciences
- Graphic arts (graphic communications)