The Many Hats Of

A Web Designer

How Many Hats Can You Wear?

There are a lot of expectations that fall under the title of Web Designer.

Consider maintaining these other skillsets: developer, editor, customer service and non-web design.

  • Photographer

  • Writer

  • Customer Service

  • Tech

  • Developer

  • Traditional

  • Videographer

Web Designer Tasks

A web designer is responsible for the aesthetic design, the layout, etc. as well as the user friendliness. They design the layout of the website through constructing prototypes and wireframes. Designers control the flow of information and can even be responsible for website analytics.

A web designer's job duties cover all aspects of creating a website. They help create and maintain the product.

About Web Design

Web design is a relatively new industry, having been created with the advent of the internet. It is gaining popularity in particular over the last ten years, as digital media has become a major part of many people's lives. Most people rely on the web for their communications, information, shopping, social life and more. The demand for web designers has been growing rapidly and the industry is currently considered a good one with relation to job prospects and future growth.

The Bottom Line: The more hats you wear, the more desirable you will be as an applicant and competition is stiff for top talent!

Detroit Midpoint Salaries

Graphic Designer
Web Designer
Mobile/Responsive Designer
User Experience Designer

Design Examples

You may design for a corporate site or one whose message is written to other businesses (B2B) or a site that sells directly to consumers (B2C). Wherever your creative role leads, give it all your passion and get others to want more!