What are the necessary skills required to become a Web Designer?

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RE: What are the necessary skills required to become a Web Designer?

Ravi Duhan
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RE: What are the necessary skills required to become a Web Designer?

Prathamesh Kapote
Prathamesh Kapote
Verified Career Expert
Founder And Director At Canvas Career
  • Nasik

Hello Dear Friend,
Welcome to
Thanks for approaching us and writing us your career query.

Well it would have been good if you would have provided us your educational background.

Web Designing is a field that deals with the digital communication where creativity ,vivid imagination is very important. Its the field where a person needs to make the proper use of his creative sense and imagination with the words. Its one of the medium of Marketing as the web designers design the Logos,Websites etc. Its some of the work related to the branding.

There has been a great demand for the Web Designers nowadays because of the competitive edge and everyone wants their product advertisements/logos/websites to be designed uniquely and attractive in order to attract the customers.

In order to make a good career in this field one needs to have some of the key skills or need to learn the skills :-
1.Creative Mind
2.Vivid Imagination
3.Develop new Ideas
4.Technical Knowledge
5.Software's know how viz.Photoshop,Dreamweaver,Corel etc.
6.Good Communication Skills because designer needs to interact with clients or team members.
7. Patience
8.Good hold over coding languages like PHP,HTML,CSS,Flash etc. should be aware of new emerging web technologies.

These are the some of the skills that a web designer should have. Some of the skills can be developed with the learnings.One can either complete a degree course in web designing or one also have an option of short term courses like Diploma courses in web designing in various government and private institutes.
For Diploma course you can take an admission in the institutes like Arena Animation,Frameboxx etc.

There are many career opportunities for the right candidate with the necessary skills both in India and abroad.

I hope you find this information relevant to your career query.

Feel free to get in touch again.

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Warm Regards,
Prathamesh K.

RE: What are the necessary skills required to become a Web Designer?

Apurva Kumar Pandya, PhD
Apurva Kumar Pandya, PhD
Verified Career Expert
Consulting Psychologist
  • Delhi

Dear Aspirant,
Thanks for writing to!

To become a web designer you need to have an eye for designing, knowledge of certain softwares and some programming skills.

I am listing important skills for a professional web designer:

Writing & editorial
Graphic designing
Web page production in HTML/CSS
Social Engine Optimization
Business sense

You need to know operating of following softwares that are useful for designing:

1) Photoshop, 2) Flash, 3) Corel draw and 4) Dreamweaver

In addition to that you also need to learn coding and programming skills to build website. Programming skills you MUST know are:
HTML and CSS ( these are are the building blocks of all web development.)
Application programming interface (API) (such as Document Object Model - DOM, for markup documents, like HTML, SVG, MathML, and XML.)
PHP, Jquery and Java (are other important programme coding language web designers must know.)

Website maintenance and trouble shooting skills:
Web designers are also engaged in uploading website online, website maintenance and any troubleshooting. For this, you should know webhosting platforms, web traffic analysis, web content management etc.

Short term courses to learn web designing:
Online free as well as paid courses (for example,, etc.)

Certificate/ diploma courses from private institutes (for example, pearl academy, arena multimedia, etc.)

Hope this is helpful.

For any more queries, feel free to write back.

Best Wishes,
Apurva Kumar Pandya, PhD

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