Skills that Web Designer should have

With the rocket fire development in the Tech world, the job responsibility and competition in the field of web design has surely increased. One has to improve his/her skill to standby in this competitive tech world. Nowadays, a web designer is not limited to design only, they develop themselves as a full stack web designer/ web developer.

Web Designer Skills

The beauty of website fully depend upon the creativity and skill of web designer. That's why it is very important to analyze the skill sets of web designer before you provide them with the responsibility of website designing and development. Here are the few skill sets that web designer should have:

1. The Value of Design

Web designer must have a deep knowledge and experience on designing tools like CorelDraw, Photoshop, Illustrator and many more.  Creativity always matters on designing, that the place where experience count. Designing a good looking website doesn't matter until you add value to it. Design value usually mean designing sense, use of images and text, responsive design and principle of designing. The design can not be valued unless user experiences it.

“Think more, Design less"

- Ellen Lupton.

2.Web Development Knowledge

Knowledge of HTML, CSS, javaScript are most important for web designer.  This knowledge will surely help web designer to read, write and solve problem of the site. They can analyze the site design and predict how the site look. They will have the control over site color, font, size and background.

3. Familiar with latest trends and technology

Being familiar with latest design and technology will enhance the quality of website, attracting  more visitor to site and will be the point of visitor attention. Creative, beautiful layout and optimized website can only be obtain by being updated along with trends and technology.

“great web design without functionality is like a sports car with no engine."
- Paul Cookson

4. Time Management

Completing the task in time is very important make our clients happy. Design need to be updated with the updates in the project and track of project should be kept by web designer too, to manage design schedule and follow up with project need. A professional and devoted web designer can bring the best result with the time limit.  

5. Customer Satisfaction

High customer satisfaction is the most important quality that any person will look into web designer.

6. Basic SEO

At least, a basic knowledge of  SEO (Search Engine Optimization)  to designer/developer will add value to their skill set. SEO friendly website are ranked higher than non SEO friendly websites in google search result.

You don't always need qualifications to become a web designer, but you'll usually need to show that you've got skills in.

Learning and  Practice is the key to be a good web designer!