Business & Computing Examinations

Web Design

Web designers are involved with a variety of graphics and web development projects as the need for Internet web pages and technology skills is growing rapidly. Web designers may be involved with managing multimedia files, creating dynamic content, coding HTML, and implementing attractive website layouts and designs.

Job Description and Responsibilities
In order to be a web design specialists, a candidate must obtain basic skills and techniques. Duties involve:

·    Solving complex internet and web problems
·    Administering processes and procedures for effective layouts
·    Understanding basic programming techniques
·    Showing creativity and technical skills in their work
·    Developing and work with various web programming languages
·    Setting up computer graphics databases
·    Designing and implement quality websites and layouts
·    Learning about internet marketing and search engine principles

Web Design Earning Potential and Employment Prospects
The Diploma in Web design can better prepare candidates for employment in the highly competitive technology industry. Web designers can also choose to start their own business to bid on contracts for various projects. The development of new technologies and tools is making a career in web design a rapidly growing employment option. Average earnings for computer specialists are £30,480 and design service specialisation average £35,000. Beginning web designers typically earn between £25,000 and £55,000 depending on relevant skill level. Related occupations include:

·    Graphic Artist/Designer
·    Web Designer
·    Web Developer
·    Computer Animation Specialist
·    Desktop Publishing
·    User Support Analyst
·    User Support Analyst Supervisor
·    Web Site Coordinator/Manager
·    Webmaster
·    Web Designer Consultant
·    E-Commerce Web Designer

Web Design Syllabus