Web Developers are highly skilled and roles that call for this type of expertise are in constant demand due to a continually evolving market. Every successful business requires an excellent website that functions for mobile, and app development and software are increasingly important in the business world.
Web Developers, then, are in high demand across almost every industry – and this has increased opportunities in this field. Many Web Developers work on a flexible basis, pursuing a challenging and exciting work-life balance, and taking up a position in this field offers a secure and rewarding career.
Securing a job in a dynamic and fast-paced industry such as this offers many exciting opportunities and experiences. It is still a relatively new market, and as such, experts are in high demand. To work as a Web Developer, you will need:
Passion: This is not a career for those who are not passionate about the potential of coding, and top Web Developers will often pursue and develop coding and contribute to the online community in their own time. Blogging and being active on social media may also be important in the life of a Web Developer.
Experience: You should have many years of experience of working in web-related industries, and a relevant degree in computer science or a similar discipline. A clearly demonstrable track record will help you to secure a position as a Web Developer within a large organisation.
Great communication skills: Although a great deal of your work is likely to be carried out independently, you will also work within teams and should have excellent communication skills to manage this efficiently.
Understanding of business strategy: Every business needs to know that their online presence is in safe hands, so they will require you to have a secure knowledge of internet applications and protocols as well as experience with, and understanding of, business strategy.
Ongoing development: The rapidity with which online business is developing is likely to continue into the foreseeable future, so an adaptable attitude and willingness to invest in your own career development and upskilling will be crucial.
CareerWise is Ireland’s leading specialist recruitment firm, based in Cork, Shannon, Galway, Mayo and Dublin our expert team specialise in finding the right candidate for every position throughout the Medical Device, Sciences/Pharma and ICT industries. Contact us online now or call us on +353 (0) 21 206 1900 to arrange a consultation.
Louise has a Marketing Degree from Limerick Institute of Technology. She has also completed a Certificate in Personnel Practice from the National College of Ireland. She is also CIPD accredited. She has 16 years Recruitment experience with Collins McNicholas (Dublin, Galway & Athlone), HRM (Dublin), Lionbridge (Mayo) and Team Horizon (Mayo & Dublin).
She has also worked in Quality Assurance in Allergan (Mayo) & with Ballina Beverages (Mayo).
She has successful recruitment experience involving key roles within Human Resources, Engineering, Quality Assurance and Planning for large multinational companies. She was involved in recruiting all levels including Senior Management for the Medical Devices, Electronic, Pharmaceutical & Manufacturing Industries both on the contracting and permanent side of the business. She has developed a Strong Network of Engineers built up over the last 16 years as she worked in the Mayo, Sligo, Dublin, Athlone and Galway Markets.
Louise has joined CareerWise in March 2017 with the responsibility of growing the business out of the new Mayo office with a primary focus on the West & North-West regions.
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