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Web Designer Job Description

A web designer is someone whose job is to prettify websites. Their job involves coding in HTML, designing layouts in CSS and working with graphics software such as adobe Photoshop to make websites more attractive, functional and enjoyable to use.

A web designer should be knowledgeable and proficient in the technologies of the web and in the tools used in designing websites. They should also be well organized and good at time management to avoid stressful works due to deadlines.

What does a Web Designer do?

Web designers may do some or all of the following:

Working Conditions

Web designers usually work normal office hours, but may be required to work evenings and weekends to meet project deadlines.

Web designers work from home, in offices or anywhere a computer can be set up. They work in a digital environment, spending much of their time in front of a computer.

What is Required to Become a Web Designer?

There are no formal educational requirements to become a web designer, but a certificate or degree in computer science, web design, graphic design or a related discipline is helpful.

Knowledge, Skills and Attributes

Web designers need to have:


Alternative Careers

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