Web Designer

Plans, designs, develops and prepares information for Internet publication with particular emphasis on the user interface, ease of navigation and location of information using text, pictures, animation, sound, colours, layout and data sources to deliver information tailored to an intended audience and purpose.
Training time 1 - 2 years
Average pay $63,769
Employment prospects Moderate
Employment size 1,900

What does a Web Designer do?

  • determining the objectives and constraints of the design brief by consulting with clients and stakeholders
  • undertaking research and analysing functional communication requirements
  • formulating design concepts for the subject to be communicated
  • preparing sketches, diagrams, illustrations and layouts to communicate design concepts
  • negotiating design solutions with clients, management, sales and production staff
  • selecting, specifying or recommending functional and aesthetic materials and media for publication, delivery or display
  • detailing and documenting the selected design for production
  • supervising or carrying out production in the chosen media

Related courses

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Certificate IV in Digital Media Technologies
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Certificate IV in Web-Based Technologies
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Diploma of Digital Media Technologies
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Diploma of Website Development
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