Web Designer Responsibilities
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; user experience design; and search engine optimization.
Often many individuals will work in teams covering different aspects of the design process, although some designers will cover them all.
The term web design is normally used to describe the design process relating to the front-end (client side) design of a website including writing markup.
Web design partially overlaps web engineering in the broader scope of web development. Web designers are expected to have an awareness of usability and if their role involves creating markup then they are also expected to be up to date with web accessibility guidelines.
Familiarity with the basic concepts of SEO / SEM as they apply to the design process ,web designing.,Communicating design ideas using user flows, process flows, site maps and wireframes.
Web Designer Job Description
Will plan, create and code web pages, using both non-technical and technical skills to produce websites that fit the customer’s requirements.
Involving themselves in the technical and graphical aspects of pages, producing not just the look of the website but determining how it works as well.
Meeting clients to identify their needs and liaising regularly with them. Presenting initial design ideas to client.
Responsible for the maintenance of an existing site. Drawing up detailed website specifications.
Designing graphics, animations and manipulating digital photographs. Designing sample page layouts including text size and colours.
Registering web domain names and organising the hosting of the website.
Coding using a variety of software. Working with different content management systems.
Meeting relevant legal requirements such as accessibility standards, freedom of information and privacy.
Designing the website’s visual imagery and ensuring it is in line with company branding policy or the requirements of the client.
Proofreading content and grammar and making changes where necessary.
Editing content, debugging code and re-designing web pages.
Working with other web specialists including web developers and graphic designers.
Planning site design by clarifying goals. Designing functionality.
Developing site navigation by categorizing content. Funnelling traffic through content.
Preparing site by installing and configuring server software. Installing programming language using authoring and formatting tools.
Ensuring cross-platform compatibility. Establishing links.
Search engine optimisation. Establishing locatability by registering with search engines.
Upgrading site by updating content and graphics. Monitoring performance and results. Identifying and evaluating improvement options.
Introducing new technology. Maintaining links.
Maintaining site appearance by developing and enforcing content and display standards. Editing submissions.
Updating job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities. Reading professional publications. Maintaining personal networks.
Participating in professional organizations.
Providing information by collecting, analysing, and summarizing data and trends.
Keeping equipment operating by following operating instructions. Troubleshooting breakdowns. Maintaining supplies. Performing preventive maintenance. Calling for repairs.
Web Designer Skills
BE / B Tech / MCA with minimum 0-3 years of experience on asp.net, C#, SQL Server.
Must have good expertise in WEB based projects, excellent command on C#, ASP.NET, Sql Server, Java Script, .NET Framework 2.0 / 3.5.
The major skills / qualifications required are web graphic design, web savvy, planning, web user interface design, web programming skills, teamwork, illustration tools, multimedia content development, understanding browser capabilities, internet presence, verbal communication.
Excellent communication skills, local candidates only apply.
Hands-on experience with design and development of GUI & web .
Ability to work seamlessly as part of a multi-site development team.
Expert using CSS & HTML, Working knowledge of SQL Server.
Good interpersonal skills, Strong Communication, Problem solving and decision making, change management .
Good understanding cross-platform and cross-browser issues.
Up-to-date with recent technological advances and developments, advances in computer technology.
Client management Be able to work directly with the Clients and manage self’s and team’s workload and deliveries .
Work on more than one project in parallel and handle all internal / external communication.