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NOC 2174 – Computer programmers and interactive media developers

To apply under NOC-2174 National Occupation Classification you must follow the roles and responsibilities of Computer programmers and interactive media developers.

Required roles and responsibilities:-

Computer programmers and interactive media developers perform some or all of the following duties:

Computer programmers

  • Write, modify, integrate and test software code
  • Maintain existing computer programs by making modifications as required
  • Identify and communicate technical problems, processes and solutions
  • Prepare reports, manuals and other documentation on the status, operation and maintenance of software
  • Assist in the collection and documentation of user requirements
  • Assist in the development of logical and physical specifications
  • May lead and co-ordinate teams of computer programmers
  • May research and evaluate a variety of software products.

Interactive media developers

  • Program animation software to predefined specifications for interactive video games, Internet and mobile applications
  • Program special effects software for film and video applications
  • Write, modify, integrate and test software code for e-commerce, Internet and mobile applications
  • Assist in the collection and documentation of user requirements
  • Assist in the development of logical and physical specifications
  • May lead and co-ordinate teams of interactive media developers
  • May research and evaluate a variety of interactive media software products.

You can also see the required titles to apply as a Computer programmers and interactive media developers. 

NOC 2174 – Computer programmers and interactive media developers: example titles.

  • animation programmer
  • application programmer
  • business application programmer
  • computer application programmer
  • computer game developer
  • computer programmer
  • detail programmer
  • developer, software
  • e-business (electronic business) software developer
  • e-commerce (electronic commerce) software developer
  • EDP (electronic data processing) applications programmer
  • electronic business (e-business) software developer
  • electronic commerce (e-commerce) software developer
  • electronic data processing (EDP) applications programmer
  • game developer, computer
  • graphical user interface (GUI) designer
  • graphical user interface (GUI) developer
  • interactive media developer
  • interactive media programmer
  • Java programmer
  • mainframe systems programmer
  • minicomputer systems programmer
  • multimedia developer
  • multimedia programmer
  • operating systems programmer
  • PC (personal computer) application developer
  • personal computer (PC) application developer
  • programmer analyst
  • programmer, animation
  • programmer, interactive media
  • programmer, special effects
  • programmer, systems
  • programmer, Web
  • satellite scientific telecommunications programmer
  • scientific programmer
  • software developer
  • software developer, e-business (electronic business)
  • software developer, e-commerce (electronic commerce)
  • software developer, electronic business (e-business)
  • software developer, electronic commerce (e-commerce)
  • software development programmer
  • software programmer
  • special effects programmer
  • systems programmer
  • teleprocessing software programmer
  • visual basic programmer
  • Web programmer

Employment Requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree in computer science or in another discipline with a significant programming component or Completion of a college program in computer science is usually required.
  • Specialization in programming for engineering and scientific applications requires specific post-secondary study or experience.

Additional Information

  • Progression to information systems analyst, software engineer or Web designer is possible with experience.


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  • Information systems testing technicians (2283)
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  • Web designers and developers (2175)

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