We spent a day with a web developer and were inspired by the role of technology in building systems or interfaces that people engage with.
Name: Mitso Qalaba
Place of Birth: Lusikisiki, Eastern Cape, South Africa
Job Title: Web Developer
What does your typical day in the office look like?
Building functioning user interfaces for systems and web applications
What does a person need to study to be a Web developer?
Web development, web design, computer science or any IT-related courses
Why did you choose a career in ICT?
To build and bring information to the masses
Where do you see yourself in five years’ time?
In senior management and a decision-maker building platform that brings useful, if not life-
changing information to hard to reach people of the world
What do you love the most about your job?
Knowing that I am contributing to making someone else’s life for the better through technology
What advice would you give you a young female who wants to be a web developer?
To be relentless in pursuit of their dreams in this field no matter the hardship, with each hurdle bringing
them closer to great experience