Web designers must be creative and possess excellent design and conceptual skills in combination with in-depth knowledge of the technology and software used to create web pages. They need to be familiar with HTML, XML, JSP, CSS, PHP, AJAX, and similar web languages and platforms, as well as the following Adobe web page and design software, including Photoshop, Illustrator, Acrobat, Dreamweaver and Flash. The ability to multitask and adapt to changing priorities and new technologies is also essential. Employers may require a bachelor’s degree in fine arts, graphic design or communications, but often are more interested in three or more years of design and production experience and a strong portfolio of web designs. Working with design teams, marketing staff and developers to create a consistent and compelling visual style for a company’s websiteDesigning and formatting web pagesTesting and troubleshooting web page featuresCreating artwork to appear on web pages Submit your resume or request talent now and our expert recruiters will be with you shortly.Robert Half can assist you with your web designer recruitment needs.
Adobe Dreamweaver
Adobe Flash
Adobe Illustrator
Adobe Photoshop
Content Management System (CMS)
EO/IR systems
Facebook Insights
Salary for Web Designer
$65,000 - $97,000
25th percentile
New to the role, with little or no experience; requires more than casual instruction or supervision to perform day-to-day duties
50th percentile
Has the experience to consistently perform core responsibilities without direct supervision; very comfortable with processes and subject matter associated with the role
75th percentile
Value to the organization goes far beyond the ability to perform normal job duties; has rare qualifications that enable consistent contribution in unique ways; ready for next career level when available
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