Web design encompasses many different skills and disciplines in the production and maintenance of websites.
The different areas of web design include web graphic design; interface design; authoring, including standardised code and proprietary software and user experience design.
Web Design ensures a web designer has the knowledge and skills to:
- creative graphic skills and technical skills
- able to visualise how a site will look (the graphical design of the site) and how it will function (conversion of a design into a working website).
- Graphic manipulation and use of photo editing software
- Plan before you design
- An understanding of scripting language
- Up-to-date skills online with new technology and software
Jobs prospects include:
- Web Designer
- Logo Designer
- Photo Editing/Photoshop Artist
- Multimedia Artists and Animators
- Layout Artist