Switch up your career

Time to change jobs?

Dev Academy’s web development programme will give you the skills to quit your job and design a lifestyle you love. Technological skills are in-demand and result in well paid, fulfilling work. Gain the ability to make your business ideas a reality, help support amazing digital projects, and work in the creative, cutting edge tech world as a web developer.

A woman works remotely from a desk in Bali
Few office views can compete with that of Hubud's workspace in Bali © Franz Navarette / Hubud Bali

Get a job you Love!

Want to work remotely? Seek flexible hours? Going to start the next Google?

A career in tech is fast-paced and innovative. The average IT salary in 2013 was $103,000, and ⅔ of tech companies offer employees extra benefits at work. Remote working options and flexible hours mean your job can suit you. Work while you travel or raise kids. Check out the blog here.

Web development skills can also combine with your existing passions, helping to turn your current career into your dream job. Read graduate Ania’s story about how she’s using her Dev Academy knowledge to propel herself forward in the tourism industry.

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Future Proof your Career

Keep learning and stay in demand!

Tech skills are future-proof. Every industry needs technology, and the tech industry itself will only continue to grow. NZ Tech predicts a staffing shortfall of over 10,000 skilled developers over the next three years in Aoteaora, while right now there are thousands of tech jobs advertised on seek.co.nz and many more that aren’t advertised.

Work with the Best

Join some of New Zealand's most innovative companies

Our graduates have found work in some of New Zealand’s most exciting tech companies, such as Trademe, Powershop, Rabid, 90 Seconds, Silverstripe and Weta Digital. They’ve also gone on to found their own companies all over the world, building new and exciting digital startups such as Banqer, glimp and the Life Purpose app.

Becoming a web developer means working in the field of innovation, with companies that aren’t afraid to do things differently. Check out our Student Outcomes page for more info on where Dev Academy graduates work.

Get Personal Careers Support

Be supported every step of the way by our careers experts!

At the end of the Dev Academy programme, we offer one on one careers support to help you find your first job. We help you with CV writing, developing your personal brand, interview preparation and what to expect from technical jobseeking. Our well-networked careers experts will be with you every step of the way until you land in the industry – that’s why 86% of graduates who finished more than 6 months ago now in work.

Ready to transform your career?

Dev Academy’s web development programme will get you up-skilled and job-ready in a short amount of time. Our different options mean you can complete the entire course in just 15 weeks.