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Your specific role and duties will depend on the size and type of company you work for. You are required to have strong web development knowledge and experience, and be up to date in the latest internet marketing and design trends. Successful web designers are skilled programmers, and have a keen understanding in the role websites play from a marketing and business perspective. If you are an experienced and skilled web designer in Canada, contact Randstad Canada today. We can help you make your next career move.
Web designers work in an office environment. You spend the bulk of your day working on a computer and addressing website issues. You will also spend part of your time in meetings and coordinating with design and marketing team members. Most web designers work normal office hours. However, overtime hours are common to address pressing website issues and to meet business deadlines. In most cases, you will report to a marketing or IT manager.
Here are some of the many tasks that will be included as part of your job description:
Web design job opportunities are popping up across Canada. Most are found in regions with a strong business and IT presence, such as in the Greater Toronto Area, Vancouver, and Montreal. Some opportunities may allow you to work remotely, removing location from the equation.
Hiring companies are looking for candidates with the following skills and abilities:
Web design is still a relatively new profession. Educational requirements for web design jobs can vary greatly. Most hiring companies require applicants to have a bachelor’s degree in computer science, programming, or information technology. Web design, programming, and digital marketing certifications may also be required, and are an asset. Specific requirements will depend on the nature of the role. Many companies are looking for candidates with a strong portfolio of work and a track record of success.
A skilled web designer has a vast array of skills and knowledge that are applicable to many roles within the web development and digital marketing world. Many web designers move into more senior roles within the industry such as web developer, senior web designer, graphic designer, art director, and web project manager. Some web designers choose to branch out and freelance, or open a web design agency. There is a demand for professionals with web design skills and abilities, and opportunities are expected to grow and evolve with technology.
Are you a web designer? Looking for a full time position with an organization? Is it time for a career move? Contact Randstad Canada today to explore your web design career options.