Hello (and thank you!) to all who take the time to read this.
I’ll try to make this short.
Now, I’m not opposed to simply pivoting and learning those (and I’ve been working hard on building a portfolio), but I’d like to know if thinking I can find work in the field with zero years of experience is unrealistic.
I ask because I may have an opportunity that involves some coding (no web dev) for a decent wage. I’m not very enthusiastic about it though, because I won’t be learning anything that really relates to what I’ve been trying to accomplish for the past two years. Also, I don’t see myself plugging away on the weekends with what this job will entail. Taking it would feel like giving up.
I’m fine with a job that pays less but provides opportunities for learning and growth. On the flip-side, I would like to be employed full time by the end of the year.
I should note that my art skills are awful, but I loved working through the logic for building my project’s database, so I think my potential lies in the backend. (Frontend work seems more prevalent here.)
In short, is it unrealistic to get an entry level position in web development in four months (putting in 30-40 hours a week) or should a just take what I can get?
Finally, thanks again for taking the time to read this!