Web Designer

Design information for visual and audio communication, publication and display using print, film, electronic, digital, visual and audio media.

Web Designer

Web Designer

Roles and responsibilities

Graphic, web designers and illustrators are involved in creative positions.

Their tasks are to:

  • determine the objectives and constraints of the design brief by consulting with clients and stakeholders
  • undertake research and analysing functional communication requirements
  • formulate design concepts for the subject to be communicated
  • prepare sketches, diagrams, illustrations and layouts to communicate design concepts
  • negotiate design solutions with clients, management, sales and production staff
  • select, specify or recommend functional and aesthetic materials and media for publication, delivery or display; detailing and documenting the selected design for production
  • supervise or carry out production in the chosen media
  • may archive information for future client use

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics

Graphic, web designers and illustrators are involved in creative positions.

Their tasks are to:

  • determine the objectives and constraints of the design brief by consulting with clients and stakeholders
  • undertake research and analysing functional communication requirements
  • formulate design concepts for the subject to be communicated
  • prepare sketches, diagrams, illustrations and layouts to communicate design concepts
  • negotiate design solutions with clients, management, sales and production staff
  • select, specify or recommend functional and aesthetic materials and media for publication, delivery or display; detailing and documenting the selected design for production
  • supervise or carry out production in the chosen media
  • may archive information for future client use

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics

Undergraduate Courses To Become

Web Designer

Recommended major/s to pursue this career
A degree is not necessarily required for professional qualification, however relevant majors include:
Postgraduate Courses To Become

Web Designer

Course work courses to pursue this career
Postgraduate study is not necessarily required for this occupation, but may be helpful for career advancement.