A web designer develops and creates websites. Usually, they are independent contractors and work in a wide range of industries. A web designer is responsible for creating the look, layout, and features of a website. They meet with clients to assess their need and work with development teams or managers to keep the site up-to-date and prioritize needs.
Web designers also:
- Write and edit content
- Design webpage layout
- Create backup files
- Address coding problems
Education in computer technology and website design will give you a competitive edge in the job market. You can find entry-level work in web design with an associate’s degree. Consider a graphic design school.
Here are a few associate’s programs to look into.
- Associate, Design + Visual Communications at Tribeca Flashpoint College in Chicago, IL.
- Associate, Visual Communications at Sinclair Community College in Dayton, OH.
- Associate, Visual Communications at Northwestern Michigan College in Traverse City, MI.