A Day in the Life

A web designer is responsible for creating and coding the design and layout of a website or web pages. It and can mean working on a brand new website or updating an already existing site. Their role is different to web developers, who specialize in making web designs a reality or writing code that dictates how different parts of the website fit together. However, there can be crossover between the two roles.


Also Known As...

Web Designers can have different titles at different organizations. Here are the top job titles associated with this career:

  • UI Designer
  • UX Designer
  • Art Director
  • Web Developer (with additional coding skills)

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By the Numbers

According to EMSI, demand for Web Developers or Designers will grow 19% by 2030. Between July 2019 and June 2020, there were 432,123 unique jobs posted for Web Developers in the US. The average number of monthly hires was 4,917 with a median salary of $69,430.

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How to Get There

  • Foundation: Introduction to Web Design
  • Intermediate: Design Tools and Techniques
  • Advanced: Design Techniques

The Intermediate track builds your skills in the two most used Adobe products, InDesign and Illustrator.

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