As a web designer, I keep in mind the key principles from the beginning of each project, these are, ease of access, usability both front-end and back-end. I am also aware of my design and coding abilities and keep my clients informed of the time a certain web function might take in terms of coding and design or other possibilities. Listening to my client’s needs and analyzing a suitable platform to run their website is a key essential step into meeting their website needs.
As a your web designer, my responsibilities may vary depending on the nature of your organization and the technicalities that may be involved in the creation of the project.
I have made this list to simply cite an example of what can be expected from me:
– Collaborating with clients from the early stages of website design up to completion on a regular basis.
– Planning detailed website specifications.
– Mapping ideas to execution.
– Registering domain names and identify a good hosting plan and company for the website.
– Presenting a demo websites running on different Content Management Systems.
– Ensure that coding and links are SEO (Search Engine Optimization) friendly.
– Ensure that branding is carried out in the entirety of the website.
– Proofreading and editing of contents prior and after publishing.
– De-bugging codes and redesigning pages that are not suitable for publication.
– Work with other web specialists and graphic designers to produce the best material for publishing.
– Website testing to enure its functionality.
– Post technical client support.
– Create a manual for operating the back-end of the website in terms of updating basic structure and content.
– Research current design trends appropriate to client’s request.
– Updating website programs to ensure its functionality across platforms and devices.