Explore Careers - Job Market Report
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, or they may be self-employed.
Internet site designer, Internet site developer, Intranet site designer, Web designer, Web developer, Web manager, Web site developer, Webmaster, e-business Web site developer, e-commerce Web site developer.
- 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
Outlook & Prospects for Web Designers and Developers in Northwest Region
The future forecast and current conditions for an occupation can vary based on location or due to changes in the economy, technology, or demand for a product or service.
Provincial Employment Potential Information
The following table identifies employment conditions within Ontario.
|Location||Employment Potential||Release Date|
|Hamilton--Niagara Peninsula Region||<Not assigned>||2012-04-17|
|Kingston - Pembroke Region||<Not assigned>||2012-04-17|
|London Region||<Not assigned>||2012-04-17|
|Muskoka-Kawarthas Region||<Not assigned>||2012-04-17|
|Northeast Region||<Not assigned>||2012-04-17|
|Northwest Region||<Not assigned>||2012-04-17|
|Stratford--Bruce Peninsula Region||<Not assigned>||2012-04-17|
|Windsor-Sarnia Region||<Not assigned>||2012-04-17|
Additional Provincial Prospects
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Labour Market Bulletins
An analysis of the local labour market and an assessment of local employment-related events.
Provincial / Territorial Labour Market News
Week of Jun 03 – Jun 07, 2013
- Magmic Games has announced a $4M fund for software/game developers to help the company fill its orders
- Tech Jobs+ is hosting a recruitment event on Tuesday June 18 from 5pm to 7pm at the Waterloo Inn in Waterloo
Week of May 27 – May 31, 2013
- Rogers Communications closed its CityNews Channel in Toronto and is cutting production in its OMNI Television operations. The changes will impact 2.5% of the company’s broadcast workforce and an estimated 62 full-time jobs will be lost.
- Multimedia Nova Corporation, the parent company of the Town Crier, Toronto Today, and Vaughan Today newspapers, has suspended publication indefinitely. All the staff have been given layoff notices.
Week of May 13 – May 17, 2013
- Bioenterprise Corporation is receiving $367,500 from FedDev Ontario to support Southern Ontario entrepreneurs in the agri-technology sector
- The Government of Ontario is expanding Summer Company, a program helping students launch start-up companies, by 100 new spaces this year
- The Canadian Film Centre’s Northern Dancer Pavilion ground-breaking took place on May 15, 2013, in Toronto. Renovations worth $9M are planned as part of the Windfields Campus Improvement Project.
- The Ottawa International Game Conference will be holding a gaming industry job fair May 30th, at the Ottawa Convention Centre
Week of May 06 – May 10, 2013
- Granite Networks, an Ottawa-based data centre firm, has raised $2M in funding to be used to grow the company's client base and hire more sales staff in the near future
- The Museum of Civilization in Ottawa laid off 14 staff due to a budget shortfall. The layoffs affected various departments, however no researchers or curators were lost.
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