How to Become a Web Designer in 2015 | Design Careers

By | 11th September 2017
How to Become a Web Designer in 2015 | Design Careers

How to Become a Web Designer | Web Design Careers
This is Practical Advice for Staring a Web Design Career. Becoming a Web Designer and how to get started is a question many designers often ask me about on this channel.

Learning web design, learning html code and learning design principles matter. But you need to understand what a web design career and working as a web designer actually involves and how to get hired as a web designer by clients and employers. What they expect and need from you.

Common questions include what Web Design Software you need to learn, Do You Need to Learn HTML Coding, Do you need to go to college to learn Web Design or can you learn HTML and things you need to on your own?

In this video I will talk about all these topics including:

Do You Need to Code to Be a Web Designer
Planning Websites With Clients and Supervisors
What Software and Tools You Need as a Web Designer
Hand Coding vs WYSIWYG vs CMS Web Design
What Do You Need to Start a Website
How To Learn Web Design and HTML Coding
What Coding Languages You Need to Learn for Web Design
Using Adobe Dreamweaver and Adobe Muse

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HTML and CSS Design and Build Websites

Learning Web Design a Beginners Guide

Web Design with HTML, CSS, Javascript and JQuery Set

Responsive Web Design with Adobe Photoshop

The CSS Pocket Guide

Adobe Dreamweaver CC Classroom in a Book

Adobe Muse Classroom in a Book

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20 thoughts on “How to Become a Web Designer in 2015 | Design Careers

  1. Abigail Gade

    This is helpful! Trying to get into web design and want to learn html coding and all that jazz.

  2. Will Kirkpatrick

    Hi, i am currently 16 years old and my future career ambition is to become a Web Designer. My speciality is graphics, and the visual part of the website, however i don't have a clear understanding to the coding prospect. Is there anything you can suggest to strengthen my understanding on coding, thanks Robert, great video.

  3. Bre Fujimoto

    Does anyone recommend I go to school for computer science or just self study with html/javascript?

  4. MichellesWrld

    Thanks for the information i cant go to school right now until my finances get better but i do think employers want to see a degree however im self teaching myself atm by taking free online courses is a good one also watching videos like this helps.

  5. Hawp Media

    Thanks Robert! This is a great video. I highly recommend Team Treehouse for learning web design. Lynda is a good recourse, however I have found that Team Treehouse basically pampers you through everything from intro to the internet to advanced level programming. I have been providing web design for a while now as a freelancer starting back in high school and have since launched my site

    I think alot of selling sites comes down to organization and a process. After only a few years of doing design, I just started creating a process that works for me. i feel comfortable selling sites now. Thanks for your video! Checkout and let me know what you think of my design.


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