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Onwe Sunday: A Web Developer Expert In The Prime Of His Career

To the average common man on the street, Web developers create and maintain websites. They are also responsible for the site’s technical aspects, such as its performance and capacity, which are measures of a website’s speed and how much traffic the site can handle. In addition, web developers may create content for the site. But there is more to it than just the characteristics mentioned above.
Onwe Sunday is one of the top personalities and a force to reckon with in Web development. Speaking to Anaedoonline.ng in an exclusive interview, he revealed his journey into the world of web development and the hidden benefits it has.

Onwe Sunday hails from Nkanu in Enugu State. He revealed to us how web development has transformed his life. According to the soft-spoken expert “it’s been both a long and difficult journey thus far given the premise where we operate, its dynamic nature, and how fast things change.

Experience as a web developer

Narrating how his journey to the world of web development commenced he said ‘I started out as a Web developer like you rightly pointed out in a team of three (3) (myself included) but switched lanes along the line given the growing demand for other platforms especially mobile.

I started developing for Mobile phones while my colleagues focused on other parts of development which include Web and Backend services but not limited to that. You know how it is in Nigeria, if you have to succeed you have to be both intentional and versatile.

”I have been developing for mobile platforms for a while now using languages like Java, Kotlin and react Native which is a cross-platform stack for both android and IOS

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It’s not been easy I must say but progress is being made by the day. I did web fully for about 3yrs before switching to mobile and I’ve been working on mobile for close to 3yrs too

Well, like every other venture or skill, there are a lot of factors that determine what you make and would make in the near future eg clientele, skillset, etc. In my case, it’s not been bad on that front. Though it’s a build-up process, it does not get lucrative from the onset

Advantages of a web developer

Working in a variety of industries such as advertising, consulting, and publishing, web developers usually design websites, computer systems, and related platforms. Web developers do not always require a formal degree, but they must be competent in computer programming, graphic design, and other related skill areas.

Front-end web development is an exciting career because it’s always evolving and constantly changing. This means you’ll always have the opportunity to interact with new tools and learn new skills, keeping you engaged in your career. It’s a field that provides many opportunities for hands-on learning.

Many web developers are also able to work from home, which makes it an attractive career option for some. Some Web developers have a degree (2 or 4 year-programs) and certifications in web development. … Becoming a freelance web developer or telecommuting has several advantages.

Is it hard to get a job as a web developer? Yes, it is hard to get a job if you’re trying to get hired through job advertisements. Besides applying for jobs through advertisements, try talking to people and sharing what you’ve built. You might find your way into web dev without knowing how you did it.

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These are great because they are designed to take you from little or no coding experience to job-ready in 3 months. This means lots of effective practice and tons of help from the developers running the bootcamp.

Coding and design skills are more in demand today than ever before, but both learning and executing web design can be daunting for beginners, novices, and professionals alike.

Read More: Web Inventor Tim Berners-Lee Unveils Plan To ‘Build A Better Web’Front-end web developers are in demand. Whether you want to work for an organization or as a self-employed freelancer, front-end web developers are in demand. In fact, the Creative Group has named front-end web development one of the Top 10 Creative and Marketing jobs of 2017.

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It’s a lucrative career. Front-end web development pays well. According to the Creative Group Salary Guide, a front-end web developer with three years of experience can earn from $80,000–$119,500.

Reasons web development is a great career 

Flexibility: As a front-end developer, you can work from anywhere, including at home. This makes it one of the most flexible careers you can choose. The skill set you acquire allows you to work in different areas like Image editing, UX/UI, mobile development, and more.

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Creativity: Front-end web development is all about creativity and creative problem-solving. As a front-end web developer, you’ll have the skills to build customized websites to create the best possible user experience.

Many career options: Online presence has become the main factor in all sectors and client/user engagement is a constant challenge for companies. Whether you choose to work for corporations, non-profits or become a self-employed freelancer, you can create a successful career.

A constantly evolving field: Front-end web development is an exciting career because it’s always evolving and constantly changing. This means you’ll always have the opportunity to interact with new tools and learn new skills, keeping you engaged in your career. It’s a field that provides many opportunities for hands-on learning.

If you love technology, enjoy creating a great user experience, and are looking for an exciting career with a lot of growth potential, front-end web development might be just the career for you.

Sheridan’s Front-End Web Developer Foundations program gives you the skills you need to launch your career, upgrade your knowledge or make a career change. Taught by industry experts through Sheridan’s Continuing and Professional Studies, our curriculum is regularly reviewed and updated to offer the most industry-relevant concepts and tools. You’ll also benefit from hands-on learning in a flexible learning environment that fits your busy schedule.

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