Plans site design by clarifying goals, designing functionality. Develops site navigation by categorizing content; funneling traffic through content. Develops site content and graphics by designing images, icons, banners, audio enhancements, etc. Prepares site by installing and configuring server software; installing programming language using authoring and formatting tools; ensuring cross-platform compatibility; establishing links. Establishes floatability by registering with search engines. Upgrades site by updating content and graphics; monitoring performance and results; identifying and evaluating improvement options; introducing new technology; maintaining links. Protects site by designing and installing security precautions. Maintains site appearance by developing and enforcing content and display standards; editing submissions. Web Designer Skills and Qualifications:
Photoshop is must. Proficient understanding of cross-browser compatibility issues, responsive websites (i.e. boost trap foundation) and ways to work around them.