What are the Career Prospects of a Web-designer?

Web designing is an integral and significant part of the IT industry. Today, it is a promising career option. Web design services are being applied in almost every walk of life be it industries, business, education both in private and public sectors. In this era, most of the organizations already have their own websites and many more feel it essential to host websites and make their presence felt in the World Wide Web. There are even companies that have their own in house web team as a professionally designed web site has become as necessary as that of an accounting department. This has increased the demand for web designing professionals.

Educational Qualification Required:

A candidate can opt for a career as a web designer after 10 +2 and degree, followed by an additional diploma course in web designing. To be a web designer you need to learn about the web and various associated program languages like the HTML, ASP or PHP.

An updated knowledge on designing software’s or HTML editors is a must. You should know popular software’s like Dream weaver, Photoshop, Flash and many others. Knowledge in coding, and scripting in Java / Flash, CSS style sheet etc for styling web pages in browsers gives you an edge in the field of designing. A degree in computer science is also an added advantage for those in this field.

Skills Required:

Web designing requires a set of skills like good design sense, computer proficiency, familiarity in various programming languages such as HTML, CSS, knowledge of emerging web technologies, aptitude for graphic designing etc. Inter personal communication skills is a must as they have to work closely with a team or with clients and design the page according to the taste or requirement of the client.


Salaries for web designers vary upon their level of responsibility, experience and training and the industry, firm size and location in which they work. Starting salary for freshers is about Rs 7,000 to Rs 10,000. With some valuable experience, one can reach up to 25,000 -50,000 per month. Those with experience and capital can start their own web designing company. Their earning depends upon the number and nature of clients they serve.

Web Designing Institutes in India

Various web-designing courses are offered by many popular private institutes in India. Here is the List of some Institutes:

Advance Diploma in Web Designing

Animaster Web Designer (AWD)

Certificate Course in Web Designing       

Certificate in Multimedia and Web Designing

Certificate Course in Web Technology (CWT)

Diploma in Graphic and Web Designing

Diploma in Web Designing                          

Diploma in Web Designing and 2D Animation

Graphics and Web design (GWD)

Masters in Web Designing

Professional Certificate in Web Designing (PCWD)


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