Web Designer job description

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Web Designers are required to design websites by working with clients and meeting their requirements. They program using XTML, HTML, and other internet languages and use graphics software like Photoshop and programs like Java and Flash in order to develop web pages and add animations to them. Their goal is to create websites including a uniform graphic set, good looking details and a specific design.

Web Designers usually perform many of the following tasks:
• Developing web design templates.
• Updating web pages.
•   Testing websites.
• Writing web pages using HTML codes.
•   Creating user friendly designs.


• Having good command of web development languages.
• Being able to visualize.
• Having good written and verbal communication skills.
• Being creative.
• Having programming skills.
• Being self-motivated and proactive.
• Having knowledge of Photoshop, JavaScript, Dreamweaver, and Flash.
• Being able to work with a team.
• Having knowledge about the latest web design techniques.
• Having high attention to details.


Applicants for Web Designer job placements are required to have Professional Education in Computer Science or in the Graphic-Artistic field. Suitable programs for this area are Graphic Designer, Advertising Manager, and Media Designer, including further specialization in Web Design. There are universities and colleges that offer programs in visual media design or media technology and design. Students who want to work on this field are required to be constantly up to date to the new developments in computer technology and learn about foreign languages. There are several certifications for professionals in this industry including the Certified Web Designer, Certified Internet Web Professional, HTML Developer Certificate, among other qualifications. Applicants for these certificates need to have designing skills and knowledge about basic internet concepts.

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