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A web designer develops and creates websites and associated applications. Web designers work in a variety of industries and often as independent contractors. Education requirements can vary, but web designers can get entry-level work with an associate's degree. Bachelor's degrees provide students with an expanded and advanced skill set that can lead to better job prospects or career advancement.

Job Description-
A web designer creates the look, layout, and features of a website. The job involves understanding both graphic design and computer programming. Once a website is created, a designer helps with maintenance and additions to the website. They work with development teams or managers for keeping the site up-to-date and prioritizing needs, among other tasks.

Duties-
A web designer's job duties cover all aspects of creating a website. Upon meeting with clients and assessing their needs, web designers help create and maintain the product. Their duties include, but aren't limited to, the following:
Writing and editing content
Designing webpage layout
Determining technical requirements
Updating websites
Creating back up files
Solving code problems

Requirements-
An associate's degree program related to web design, such as an Associate of Applied Science in Web Graphic Design, provides a student with a foundation in the design and technical aspects of creating a website. Students learn web design skills and build professional portfolios that highlight their skills and abilities. Common topics include:
Fundamentals of design imaging
Basic web design
Animation
Multimedia design
Content management
Editing for video and audio
Multimedia programming and technology

A bachelor's degree in multimedia or web design allows students to learn advanced skills needed for professional web design. Students develop artistic and creative abilities in addition to technical skills. Degree programs, such as a Bachelor of Science in Web Design and Interactive Media, cover:

Databases
Webpage scripting
Programming
Digital imaging
Multimedia design
Web development

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