Web Designer

We are looking for an innovative and enthusiastic Web Designer to help us create user-friendly interfaces that can be accessed by everyone. You'll need software engineering skills as well as knowledge of computer hardware/software and empathy with end users’ needs.

Job Responsibilities for Web Designer

As a Web Designer, following would be your duties and responsibilities.

  • Design and create websites that are visually appealing and user-friendly.
  • Understand the needs of the client and design websites that meet their specific requirements.
  • Use a variety of software programs to create website designs, including Photoshop, Illustrator, and Dreamweaver.
  • Convert raw images and layouts into CSS/XHTML themes.
  • Develop functional prototypes of websites using HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.
  • Stay up-to-date on web development trends and technologies.
  • Collaborate with other members of the development team, including web developers, graphic designers, and content writers.
  • Perform website maintenance and updates as needed.
  • Monitor website traffic and performance metrics to identify areas of improvement.
  • Assist with troubleshooting technical issues related to website design and functionality.

Web Designer Salaries

The salary for a Web Designer can vary depending on the company, location and nature of their employer’s business. A person who works in this profession could earn between 4-6k USD per month.

Web Designer Job Qualifications

The basic qualifications required to be considered for the position of a Web Designer include:

  • Either a Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design, Visual Communication or related field or experience in the industry or both
  • Master degree in a similar discipline preferred
  • Prior experience as a web developer or any related role will be preferred
  • A strong and creative portfolio

Web Designer Skills Required

To be a Web Designer, one must possess both technical skills and interpersonal traits.

  • Have a strong understanding of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.
  • Have a strong understanding of user experience (UX) design principles.
  • Have a strong understanding of graphic design principles.
  • Able to create responsive designs.
  • Able to create designs that are compatible with multiple browsers and devices.
  • Able to create designs that are accessible to users with disabilities.
  • Able to optimize designs for search engine optimization (SEO).
  • Able to create prototypes of designs using tools such as Adobe Photoshop or Sketch.
  • Able to code designs using HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.
  • Able to collaborate with other team members such as developers, project managers, and content strategists.

What to expect as a Web Designer

The web designer must be very thorough with their work and help the company maintain high standards.

  • Responsible for creating and designing websites.
  • Have a strong understanding of both graphic design and web development.
  • Able to think creatively, as well as being able to problem-solve.
  • Excellent communication skills, as you will be working with clients on a regular basis.