Web Designer Job Description

Web Designer Job Description

Last updated September 18th, 2017

Web designers use their creative and software engineering/programing skills to design, build and improve websites. They understand user experience and are able to build websites that are easy to understand, navigate and use, and adhere to design standards and specifications. They are sometimes known as a front-end developer.

Web Designer Job Description Template

We are looking for a Web Designer who will be responsible for creating great websites for our clients. Primary duties include conceptualizing and implementing creative ideas for client websites, as well as creating visual elements that are in line with our clients' branding. You will be working closely with our web development team to ensure a proper and hassle-free implementation.

To be successful in this role, you will need to have excellent visual design skills and be proficient in graphic design software such as Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator.

Web Designer Responsibilities:

  • Conceptualizing creative ideas with clients.
  • Testing and improving the design of the website.
  • Establishing design guidelines, standards, and best practices.
  • Maintaining the appearance of websites by enforcing content standards.
  • Designing visual imagery for websites and ensuring that they are in line with branding for clients.
  • Working with different content management systems.
  • Communicating design ideas using user flows, process flows, site maps and wireframes.
  • Incorporating functionalities and features into websites.
  • Designing sample pages including colors and fonts.
  • Preparing design plans and presenting the website structure.

Web Designer Requirements:

  • A relevant diploma in related field.
  • Proficiency in graphic design software including Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, and other visual design tools.
  • Proficiency in front-end development web programming languages such as HTML and CSS, JQuery, and JavaScript.
  • Good understanding of content management systems.
  • Good understanding of search engine optimization principles.
  • Proficient understanding of cross-browser compatibility issues.
  • Excellent visual design skills.
  • Up-to-date experience with international web protocols, standards, and technologies.
  • Creative and open to new ideas.
  • Adaptable and willing to learn new techniques.
  • Excellent communication skills.

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