Web Developer
Roy Naufal

About the job:

What you do

As a Web Developer, you are basically a type of software developer. You specialise in using web technologies, which you use to create websites and web applications. 

The tough stuff

As a Web Developer, you might face a hard time with the following:

  • Stress, because of the deadlines you have to meet
  • High responsibility and 24/7 availability
  • Negotiating prices, because clients will often want the cheapest option
The cool stuff

As a Web Developer, you get to:

  • Create something tangible and impactful
  • Work from anywhere with flexible workhours 
  • Have a career that is in demand
  • Come across many opportunities for hands-on learning
Typical work hours
  • 40+ hours a week
  • 24/7 responsiveness

Are you the right fit?

Classes you should be good at
  • IT
Best high school track(s)
  • General Sciences
  • Any Track
Personal qualities
  • Understanding written information
  • Reasoning & Problem Solving
  • Critical Thinking

Will you make money?

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Education stuff:

Education required

In order to become a Web Developer, you must obtain a Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or a related field. 

Helpful resources
Local universities
International universities

Video Description

Thinking about becoming a Web Developer? Learn what this career actually entails! Award-winning developer Roy Naufal gives us the inside scoop in our latest Nooreed Interview.


Roy Naufal started programming at the age 9 and won many competitions and tournaments since. He studied Computer & Communication Engineering. Roy was ranked top coder in Lebanon and in Middle East/North Africa. He's also worked with over 350 clients. He opened his own web development company, XTND, as soon as he graduated from university.