A day in a Website Designer’s Life
Every IT company needs a fantastic team of website designers to back the company up. And if the team is a perfect combination creativity and technicality, then these attributes help to understand what is needed to make a website functional and easy to use, but at the same time make it aesthetically appealing to the user.
What does a Website Designer do?
A designer’s responsibility is to design website considering the aesthetic and the technical aspect of the website. The aesthetic aspect is an important one and selecting the appropriate colors, font, layout and images creates the whole personality of the website. In addition to considering aesthetic aspects, the usability of the website must be a priority. It is important to create a page that the target market can relate to. The web designer is in control of the entire website and must understand how to create the appropriate image while ensuring the website is easy to use and the information is easy to access.
Powers of a Website Designer
- Lots of imagination
- Original and creative ideas for a brief and bring them alive on the web
- Long hours at the computer
- A fun-loving attitude
Typical day for Website Designer at Tecture
Working on Overall Goals — A web designer spends his or her time trying to achieve certain larger goals; for example, he or she will need to ensure proper design, layout, and coding of websites. Every element of these websites will fall under the website designer’s job responsibilities, including technical aspects, graphics, and overall aesthetics (the site’s appearance).
Programming Hard — A web designer will be spending a lot of time in programming to improve the website. There are so many issues with the website. For example — it takes time to get a load, the features sometimes stop responding, the social media buttons do not work — it’s the web designer who ensures the integrity and quality of the features on the website. And for that, they do hardcore programming.
The web designer will write codes for existing applications, software packages and decorative piece of graphics. They need to have a passion for the coding as it will consume a lot of time.
Website Testing– A web designer will spend some time to test the functionalities of the websites. It may not be something that they do every day but, on most occasions, they will have to do that. The various features and functions of the website are tested to enhance the user experience.
Interacting with Clients– This is one job that is important for the web designers. It can be in the office, at a client site or any other place. That’s why a web designer must travel a lot. During the meetings with clients, a lot of brainstorming sessions take place.