Web Designer Job Description Template

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Web Designer Job Description Template


Job Brief

We are looking for a talented Web Designer to create amazing user experiences. The ideal candidate should have an eye for clean and artful web design. They should also have superior user interface design skills.

The successful candidate will be able to translate high-level requirements into interaction flows and artifacts. They will be able to transform them into beautiful, intuitive, and functional designs.


  • Execute all visual design stages from concept to final hand-off to engineering
  • Conceptualize original website design ideas that bring simplicity and user friendliness to complex roadblocks
  • Create wireframes, storyboards, user flows, process flows and site maps to communicate interaction and design ideas
  • Present and defend designs and key deliverables to peers and executive level stakeholders
  • Establish and promote design guidelines, best practices and standards


  • Proven work experience as a Web Designer
  • Demonstrable graphic design skills with a strong portfolio
  • Solid experience in creating wireframes, storyboards, user flows, process flows and site maps
  • Proficiency in Photoshop, Illustrator or other visual design and wire-framing tools
  • Proficiency in HTML, CSS and JavaScript for rapid prototyping
  • Experience working in an Agile/Scrum development process
  • Excellent visual design skills with sensitivity to user-system interaction
  • Ability to solve problems creatively and effectively
  • Up-to-date with the latest Web trends, techniques and technologies
  • BS/MS in Human-Computer Interaction, Interaction Design or a Visual Arts subject

What does Web Designer do?

A web designer's day-to-day tasks can vary depending on the specific job role and company, but here are some common activities that they may typically perform:

  1. Meeting with clients or project managers to understand their design requirements and objectives.
  2. Conducting research on target audience, industry trends, and competitor websites to inform design decisions.
  3. Planning and creating wireframes or mock-ups of website layouts and interaction design elements.
  4. Designing and creating visual assets such as logos, icons, banners, and other graphical elements.
  5. Selecting appropriate typography, color schemes, and imagery to create cohesive visual designs that align with the client's brand.
  6. Translating designs into responsive or mobile-friendly web layouts using HTML, CSS, and sometimes JavaScript.
  7. Collaborating with web developers or programmers to ensure design elements are implemented accurately and function properly.
  8. Reviewing and refining designs based on client feedback or usability testing results.
  9. Keeping up-to-date with industry trends, new design tools, and best practices.
  10. Managing multiple projects simultaneously and meeting deadlines.

Additionally, some web designers may also be involved in other related tasks such as creating and optimizing graphics for social media platforms, creating prospecting email templates, or assisting with website maintenance and updates.

Web Designer Job Description Examples

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Interactive Web Designer• MembersFirst

We’re looking for a passionate Web Designer to join our talented team and help us continue creating the most innovative designs within our industries. We take our projects and our clients very seriously, but not ourselves. We value a strong work ethic, creativity, professionalism, and top quality work.

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