Web Designers use coding and software applications to design, construct and create websites, using both creative and technical skills. Those looking to become a web designer should expect to take the lead in developing and maintaining a site, use web content management systems. Report technical problems to IT staff and carry out quality assurance checks.

The individual will need to have excellent analytical skills looking at website usage statistics, ability to use initiative and maths knowledge. They will have knowledge on computer operating systems as well as hardware and software. They would have good skills in writing computer programs and knowledge in applications.

If you’re interested in becoming a web designer, our web design competition is the perfect place to develop and test the skills you will need for a successful career.

Are very creative
Have excellent IT skills
Are patient
Have good attention to detail
Are able to work to deadlines and a brief

Career opportunities

  • Web Design Companies

  • Freelance Web Designer

  • Marketing / Digital department

Average Salary
Entry Level
+ 5.9%
Projected workforce change
This is an estimation of the overall number of job opportunities in this career area up until 2027.

Meet our Web Designer role model

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Yogi is one of our inspiring Career role models in Web Design.

What next?

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