Web designing is one of the most demanding sectors nowadays. The number of websites is increased at a significant level in the recent age. Every company has a website for conducting their business smoothly, and there are also have a huge number of online businesses where the whole business runs through a website.
Besides, there are a huge number of personal websites on the internet. Professional web designers mostly design all these websites, and the payment rate of web designers is very high. So, if you choose this sector for your career, then we will say that you have made a good decision.
However, if you want to be a web designer, you must have different types of skills. In this article, we will basically discuss that what kind of education or skills do you need to be a web designer? This article will surely benefit people who are interested in this field.
What kind of education do you need to be a web designer?
For becoming a web designer, you don’t need any educational background. There are a lot of web designers in Bangladesh who are from arts or commerce backgrounds. So, it is not mandatory that you must be from the CSE department. If you have the skills, you will easily be able to do good in this sector.
Comparatively, most web designers who work in different online marketplaces like Freelancer, Upwork, or Fiver don’t have a good educational background. There have a huge number of people there who are only higher secondary pass.
So, if you want to be a web designer, don’t think about your educational background. Just gather knowledge and skills, and make some portfolios that you may show your client.
But, here in Bangladesh, there are some companies where you must have some degrees for working there as a web designer. Their requirement is, you must have completion of a bachelor's degree in Computer Science and Engineering. Some of them also want a master's degree in this field. But day by day, this type of tendency is decreasing.
Now, there also are some companies where the educational background is nothing. They only want skilled employees. Notably, you must have a bachelor's or master's degree in CSE for a government job in this.
What kind of skills do you need to be a web designer?
Now let’s talk about the main requirement for being a web designer, which is skills. There have several skills you may need in this sector which are as follows.
The first thing you must have for becoming the best web designer is a sense of design. Every people don’t have this sense. People who are creative by born have this type of sense.
If you think that you have that sense, then it will be a plus point for you. Then you need to acquire in-depth knowledge about web design. You will easily be able to get those on the internet. Try to know every field of web design before start learning it.
It’s a very important thing to know when you want to design a website. Always try to design the website in a way that will be the most enjoyable and preferable for the user. Here you have to think about the user’s point of view.
HyperText Markup Language is the base of almost every website. So, you must learn this language first for making a website. This is very easy to learn. Just collect resources from the internet and read them out. You will easily be able to learn this language yourself.
CSS and HTML are basically the partners when you are developing a new website. They are the basic building blocks of the webpages. There HTML maintains the structure of the website, and CSS is concerned with the visual appearances.
A web designer must have several design-software, including Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator called AI, and Adobe After Effects. This software is not so easy to use. You have to spend time in this software to do good graphic design.
These are mainly the skills you initially need for being a web designer. You can have these skills in two ways. The first one is from google or YouTube videos. Here, YouTube videos are preferable for learning easily. You will get a huge number of videos for learning web design on YouTube. The second one is, doing a web design course online. There have a huge number of websites or institutes where you will get for doing this.
Web design is too easy to learn if you have the proper guide. There’s no educational background that you will need to be a web designer. You just need some skills to do that. There have only a few sectors where employers require educational background.
Anyways, we hope you have got all information that you wanted. Here our discussion topic was what kind of education, so you need to be a web designer. If you have any further questions, feel free to ask them in the comment section.