Web Designer

About the Role

As a Web Designer, you must use your creative and software engineering/programming skills to design, build and improve websites. You must also understand user experience in order to build websites that are easy to understand, navigate, use, and adhere to design standards.

Requirements

  • A relevant diploma in a related field.

  • Proficiency in graphic design software including Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, and other visual design tools.

  • Proficiency in front-end development web programming languages such as HTML and CSS, JQuery, and JavaScript.

  • Good understanding of content management systems.

  • Quality understanding of search engine optimization principles.

  • Proficient understanding of cross-browser compatibility issues.

  • Excellent visual design skills.

  • Up-to-date experience with international web protocols, standards, and technologies.

  • Creative and open to new ideas.

  • Adaptable and willing to learn new techniques.

  • Excellent communication skills.

Responsibilities

Conceptualizing creative ideas.
Testing and improving the design of the website.
Establishing design guidelines, standards, and best practices.
Maintaining the appearance of websites.
Designing visual imagery for websites and ensuring they are in line with branding for clients.
Working with different content management systems.
Communicating design ideas using user flows, process flows, site maps, and wireframes.
Incorporating features into websites.
Designing sample pages.
Preparing design plans and presenting the website structure.