How to Get a Job as a Web Developer - Start Your Career

A course on getting a job as a web developer. You have the developer skills; now it's time to get a job in the industry.
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  • Lectures 17
  • Length 2 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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Published 7/2016 English

Course Description

Last course update: January 26th 2017 updated a lecture to fill the last job market needs

This course will give show you and teach you ways to get a job as a web developer taking into account that you are starting, or you want to get a better web developer job.

If you are reading this, it's probably because you have already some web development skills and knowledge, and you've decided to go one step forward, a make a living out of it.

I'm glad you're here; I'm Adria Jimenez a web and mobile developer and designer with more than ten years of experience in the field.

During my career as a developer, I had the pleasure to work in both, small and large companies with different sized teams.

I've searched and changed several times from job, growing and expanding my career as a developer, and I've also hired developers to work for me or with me, in my team.

Now after having all that experience, I work helping individuals to grow themselves, either at skills level or a career level.

I created this course because I have a lot of friends and other students who were gaining a lot of knowledge and learning new skills, but it was really hard for them to make one step further and start making a living from those new skills. There is when I saw that with my experience and knowledge, I could help to make a change in people lives.

At the end of this course, you'll be able to detect the exact skills you are missing to enter the professional market of web developers. You'll learn how to approach the companies, how to distinguish yourself from other possible candidates, where to find the best web developer jobs, how to get a fast ticket to the companies human resources and much more. All the lectures in the course are focused on the purpose of you getting a real job as a web developer.

That's my main goal, and that's why I created this course, I even included an interview with a person working in human resources hiring developers daily, so you can get a deeper knowledge of what companies are looking for.

This course is meant to be like a Swiss Army Knife for the ones who want to get started earning money with their developer skills in a full or part time job or for the ones who want to move forward in their career path.

Are you one of them? Join me inside and start your career as a web developer.

What are the requirements?

  • This course won't teach you programming. So you need to have already coding skills or knowledge
  • You should have the willingness to find a job. If you don't want to find a job as a web developer, this course is not for you.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • This course main purpose is to get a job as a web developer, so everything you'll learn is based on that target.
  • You will learn how to improve your CV thanks to tips provided by real user cases and also an interview with a woman currently working in human resources.
  • Ways to improve your visibility to the world as a professional programmer.
  • Find different ways to find a job as a web developer.
  • Identify the skills and knowledge required and the path to go to find a job as a web developer.

Who is the target audience?

  • This course is meant for people who is starting their career as a developer but cannot find a job as developer.
  • This course is also for people who has already a job but wants to have a better job as web developer.
  • This course will help people who wants to make a living out of their coding skills.
  • This course is not for you if you don't know how to program.

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Welcome to the Course and which career Path to choose

This is the introductory lesson of the course. Make sure to view it to know what we will be doing together.


In this lecture we will explore the different options that you have as a web developer, should you go Frontend? Should you go Backend? What are the main differences? What is the full stack developer? Is that the best option?

Section 2: What Skills and Knowledge do you Need?

This lecture will make you understand better what are the technology, skills and languages you have to learn for applying as a Frontend. Do you already have them? Have you mastered them? Then that's the role you should apply to.


This lecture will make you understand better what are the technology, skills and languages you have to learn for applying as a Backend. Do you already have them? Have you mastered them? Then that's the role you should apply to.


This lecture will make you understand better what are the technology, skills and languages you have to learn for applying as Fullstack developer. Do you already have them? Have you mastered them? Then that's the role you should apply to.


In this lecture you will learn what type of skills the companies are looking for, but not only from a developer perspective but also from a personal perspective. What are the emotions and feelings you have to transmit when addressing to a company?

Those are the keys that will get you more options to get the ideal job.

3 questions

Are you sure you know the different skills that you need to master now? Check it here in this knowledge quiz.

Section 3: Finding a Job

Finding a job as a web developer can be sometimes hard, but it's much easier when you know where to look for and how to look for.

Learn in this lecture exactly that. You will find some of the best websites to look for developer jobs.


Did you know that you can work from anywhere in the world? Finding a job as a web developer can be sometimes hard, but what if I tell you that you can work in any company around the world?

Learn in this lecture exactly that. You will find some of the best places to look for remote developer jobs.


Having connections will make your chances of getting a job much higher, but it's important to see which type of connections you can or can't make and how you can make them. In this lesson we will take a deep look into LinkedIn connections.

Section 4: How the World Perceives You

This is one of the key factors when applying for a job.

Think for a second, dozens of other applicants will be fighting for the same spot, and you have to do something to stand out from them.

In this lecture you will learn the exact things you can do to achieve that.


Having a great LinkedIn profile is important, and in this lesson we will review the tricks that you can apply to your profile to appear on the first results when some searches are done on LinkedIn.

That will allow you to get more contacts and appear on top of the search results.


The portfolio is what will make a company call you or not, as it's how you can prove your experience before you get a chance to take a coding test. So it's really important to make it perfect.

In this lecture we will see some of the different types of portfolio so you can choose the one that fits you better.

4 questions

Make sure you follow this steps and companies will see you like a pro and will want to hire you. Stand out from the competition. But first things first, do you know everything?

Section 5: How to Pass the Interviews and Tests with Confidence

Are you sure you know enough to go on an interview? Knowing how to code is not the same as knowing the answers for your applications. In this lesson we will review some of the most common questions on a job interview and you'll have a chance to practice them to be ready for the day of the interview.


This is a crucial day, as you have just one chance to prove that you are the ideal candidate. In this lesson we will cover the most common processes and how you can be prepared for them. Also some of the best tips and tricks for that day.


What is better than knowing the theory? Listening from someone who works daily hiring people. In this lesson I call Andrea who works in the Human Resources department of a company to know from first hand what the companies are looking for.


Congratulations on finishing the course content. I'm glad that you made it until the end. Now it's time to gather all the information and put it in practice and start applying to the different job offers following what you learned in the course. Do you have any questions about anything? Don't hesitate to ask me.


Find in this bonus lecture a resource with one hundred generic developer interview questions to be prepared for the day of the interview.

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Instructor Biography

Adria Jimenez, Software Engineer, Designer

I love creating software and teaching how to be more successful.

Currently I work at Xing creating software for millions of people. I've worked in other big and successful companies like Softonic, Honda or Fnac creating websites, apps, designs and software.

I really enjoy teaching people new skills so they can improve their lives.

All my life I've been surrounded by computers. As a child, my father - who was a programmer back then - introduced me to the world of computing, that marked me forever. Years later, after hours and hours in front of computers, I am dedicated to my passion: code.

I try to do my best to achieve the best result day by day.

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