As a website developer, your role involves:

Aspect Description
Website Design You collaborate with clients or stakeholders to understand their requirements and develop a visual concept for the website. This includes deciding on layout, color schemes, typography, and overall user experience (UX) design.
Front-End Development Once the design is finalized, you translate it into a functional website using front-end technologies such as HTML, CSS, and JavaScript. You write the code that determines how the website looks and behaves in the user's browser.
Back-End Development For dynamic websites or web applications, you may also handle back-end development. This involves implementing server-side technologies like databases, server scripting languages (e.g., PHP, Python, Ruby), and frameworks to manage data, process user requests, and handle server-side logic.
Responsive Design Today, websites must adapt to different devices and screen sizes. As a developer, you ensure that the websites you create are responsive, meaning they provide an optimal viewing experience on desktops, tablets, and mobile devices.
Content Management Systems (CMS) Many websites are built on CMS platforms like WordPress, Joomla, or Drupal. You should be familiar with these systems and understand how to customize and extend their functionality.
Testing and Debugging It's crucial to test your websites thoroughly to identify and fix any bugs, errors, or compatibility issues across different browsers and devices. You also ensure that the website is accessible, adheres to web standards, and performs well.
Collaboration and Communication You collaborate with designers, content creators, and other stakeholders throughout the development process. Effective communication skills are essential to understand their requirements, provide updates, and address any concerns or issues.
Security and Maintenance Websites need regular maintenance and updates to ensure they are secure and function properly. You may need to apply security patches, monitor performance, backup data, and manage hosting environments.
Continuous Learning Web technologies evolve rapidly, so staying up to date with the latest trends, frameworks, and best practices is crucial. Learning new tools and techniques will help you improve your skills and deliver high-quality websites.

Remember, this is just a broad overview, and the specific responsibilities may vary depending on the project requirements, your expertise, and the organization you work for.