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Web Design and Development


Web Design/Development encompasses many different skills and disciplines in the production and maintenance of websites. The skills required of a web developer are diverse, often to the point it is difficult for a developer to excel in all aspects. As a result, a team may cover the Web Design process, with each member of the team having their own strengths, specialties, and role in the development process.

Web Design involves implementing specific solutions that follow the business rules and objectives outlined by the client. Web Designers develop a professional relationship with their clients, interacting with the in order to develop a deep understanding of the requirements, and convert these into a website specification. Strong design and communication skills, coupled with research techniques and a grasp of target audiences, markets and trends, will ensure initial client satisfaction and credibility for the Web Designer.

Web Designer positions may be broad in scope or specialize in an area such as graphic design for the Web, user interface design, digital user experience design, front end development, back end development, content management systems developer as well as client and project management.