Sujit Kumar Chakrabarti, Assistant Professor at IIIT Bangalore, says that a large portion of web traffic comes through mobile phones. “The increased penetration of smartphones has increased the demand for websites that are responsive for all devices. This has led to an increased demand for those with expertise in web design and development,” says Chakrabarti. Students wishing to choose this as a career option are advised as well as improve basic knowledge of software design and engineering principles.
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Preeti Gangwar, Operations Manager at Arena Animation, in Preet Vihar, New Delhi, says students are learning animation, web development, visual effects and gaming among other courses as job demand increases. Students from second and third tier cities enroll in a web design course. “A lot of them lack proper information and need to be well advised to help choose the right course,” Ganguar says. She adds that the field has tremendous career opportunities to offer as a VFS designer, 3D lighting artist, animator, and motion graphics designer to name a few, but most students don’t realize this.
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“We are operating in times when technology is permeating every industry, and driving the workforce towards the need to acquire new skills in demand and adapt to future jobs. Programming languages like Java, Python, C/C++, etc. will continue to dominate workplaces, as Employers are constantly looking for professionals who can adapt quickly to dynamic technology terrain,” says Mayank Kumar, MD, upGrad.
Additionally, candidates with experience in programming languages say Arjun Nair, co-founder of Great Learning, has been hired for roles such as software engineers, full suite engineers, background engineers, graduate engineer trainee, technical team member, software developer, programmer analyst, and quality. Analyst, Database Administrator, Production Support Engineer.
“Startups, multinationals, financial institutions, consulting firms, and government agencies are all looking for experts in full web development. Beginners and early-stage professionals looking to land a career in this field require industry-relevant skills to hold these positions. It was no surprise that improving skills It proved to be the best path to enable them to move forward in their careers,” says Nair.