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The Glossary 002: Ana Cuesta, Web Developer at Resident Advisor

What does a web developer do?

A web developer builds new features so users can have an optimal experience and ensures the website looks amazing and runs efficiently

What makes a great web developer?

I think what makes the difference is if, apart from having the knowledge, you are a good team player, happy to help anyone who needs it.

What are the basic professional requirements for a successful web developer?

For being not just a great developer but also a successful one you always need to be willing to learn, new technologies are always coming up. Also being good at getting to the root of problems and being able to build solutions for them that fix users’ issues.

What are the common misconceptions about the role of a web developer?

No, I can’t fix your internet. No, I can’t fix your computer.