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Which Web Career Should You Pursue?

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  1. What is your organizational style?

    Everything in its proper folder.
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    Everything in its proper folder.
    I may seem messy, but I know where everything is.
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    I may seem messy, but I know where everything is.
    I'm a very visual organizer. My brain is like an infographic.
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    I'm a very visual organizer. My brain is like an infographic.
    Does this count as organized?
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    Does this count as organized?
  2. You are relaxing at a little cafe. What are you working on?

    I am reading about a new programming language.
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    I am reading about a new programming language.
    I am doodling in my sketchbook.
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    I am doodling in my sketchbook.
    I am observing other people at the cafe.
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    I am observing other people at the cafe.
    I am watching an animated movie on my laptop.
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    I am watching an animated movie on my laptop.
  3. Pick a movie.

  4. Which animal would you have as a pet?

    Lizard
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    Lizard
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    Cat
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    Cat
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  5. What is most important to you when looking for a job?

    The company has to be innovative with tech.
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    The company has to be innovative with tech.
    I want a reasonable amount of creative freedom.
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    I want a reasonable amount of creative freedom.
    I want coworkers that will give me honest feedback.
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    I want coworkers that will give me honest feedback.
    The work environment has to be fun and relaxed.
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    The work environment has to be fun and relaxed.
  6. Which of the following women is your role model?

    Computer scientist Margaret Hamilton
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    Computer scientist Margaret Hamilton
    Fashion designer Coco Chanel
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    Fashion designer Coco Chanel
    Psychologist Sandra Bem
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    Psychologist Sandra Bem
    Early Animator Lotte Reiniger
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    Early Animator Lotte Reiniger

Which Web Career Should You Pursue?

You got: Web Developer

As a Web Developer you would be a programmer who specializes in development of applications for the World Wide Web. You could work in a variety of environments including large corporations, small businesses, design firms, and freelance opportunities. As a Web Developer you can work with technologies sent to the client such as HTML, JavaScript, and CSS or focus on the interaction between server-side framework, the web server, and a database system. You may working closely with marketing advisors, UX designers, web designers, software architects, and other positions. Check out these resources to learn more: https://www.girldevelopit.com/materials https://www.khanacademy.org/computing/computer-programming/html-css-js

Web Developer
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You got: Graphic Designer

As a Graphic Designer, you use the process of visual communication through typography, photography, and illustration to create visual representations of ideas and messages. Common projects you would create are logos, branding, magazine and newspaper layouts, advertising projects, product packaging and signage, and more. Check out these resources to learn more: http://blog.invisionapp.com/ http://gdusa.com/

Graphic Designer
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You got: UX Designer

As a User Experience Designer you work to enhance user satisfaction with a product/design by improving the usability, accessibility of the product and increase the enjoyment of the user when they use the product. Your tasks would include conducting research on what the client needs, creating personas to help understand what user want and why, creating wireframes and prototypes and conducting user testing to discover what is needed to create the best possible product for users. Check out these resources for more information: http://ladiesthatux.com/ https://uxdesign.cc/

UX Designer
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You got: Motion Graphics Artist

As a Motion Graphics Artist you bring still graphics to life with visual effects, animation, and cinematic techniques. Using these skills you help make projects more interesting and engaging. You work to communicate a message or evoke an emotional response from your audience. You do so by creating new ideas for moving graphics by combining different audio, video, photography, animation and illustration components. In the job you interact with clients, other artists, designers, and computers. Your creations might appear in music videos, film titles, television graphics, video games, and more. Check out these resources for more information: http://www.rasmussen.edu/degrees/design/blog/becoming-motion-graphics-designer/ http://blog.digitaltutors.com/10-essential-skills-need-motion-designer/

Motion Graphics Artist
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