Web designers/developers design, create, produce and maintain websites using relevant software packages.
Duties & Tasks
Web designers may perform the following tasks:talk with clients and discuss ideas to get a clear understanding of their requirements
develop website content
manage the image and copyrights of the company on the internet
decide on the design aspects of the website, including the use of graphics, links and forms
ensure text and graphic elements mesh together as a cohesive, eye-catching work
develop custom programmes to extend the functionality of websites
talk with writers, designers, system administrators and other IT staff to ensure the website will fulfil its purpose
maintain or update the website once it is completed by adding new content, illustrations or features
coordinate other people, such as designers and writers, to help maintain the website.
Web designers are often required to travel locally, nationally and internationally to meet clients and other people working on particular projects, such as designers and systems specialists.par Working conditions can be stressful at times, especially when deadlines need to be met.
aptitude for technical tasks
good communication skills
able to work as part of a team
committed to understanding new technology and upgrading skills.