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The Web Design Career Guide • Overview

Imagine Your Web Design Career

The Internet has created a whole new segment of artists that didn't exist 20 years ago. They are web designers, and they merge creativity with marketing, merchandising, technology, and business. Web design goes beyond artistry and imagination, by putting ideas to use for companies and individuals.

Why choose web design?
Throughout your web design career, you will create material that people around the world will see everyday. Your clients will rely on you to execute marketing strategies and to communicate valuable information to the public. Your ideas must not only be unique, but also useful and user-friendly. No workday will ever be tedious. The hours are often flexible. You will work heavily with clients; the work is far from solitary. The environment is creative, fun, and casual. The income and work prospects are much higher than the average, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. While many jobs are to be found working in firms, large or small, there are extraordinary self-employment opportunities to be had in web design. In fact, 30% of web designers are self-employed, says the Guide to College Majors. Whether your strengths are artistic, technological, or business-oriented, you will find a niche in web design.

Studies in Web Design
Web designers are often the first to understand and implement new technology, so the greater the amount of study, the greater your job prospects. Your studies will teach you how to merge the age-old, standardized principles of design with those of marketing and technology. You must be able to work under constraints of budget, time, ability, resources, and message; problem-solving skills are a must. And although your studies will take you far, talent will take you further. If you have the drive and talent to succeed, you're on your way to an exciting career.

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Students may search Web Design programs by location, subject area, and even degree type. Our interface makes it easy to research Web Design schools and compare different programs side by side.

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Learn more about your Web Design Career

What does it mean to study Web Design?
The Internet has enjoyed explosive growth over the past decade. According to the popular search engine, Google, there are over 4 billion Web sites (each one with multiple subpages) [...] read more

Web Design Careers - Future Outlook
If you're like most people, you probably have a handful of favorite Web sites that you visit on a regular basis; maybe a news site, a sports site, some shopping pages, and your email account [...] read more

General Career Information: Web Design Jobs
Every day, thousands upon thousands of new Web pages are added to the ever-expanding Internet. New sites with new subpages fill up cyberspace at an incredible rate. As you can imagine [...] read more

General Outlook - Job Openings & Education Requirements
Projected job growth varies widely by education and training requirements. Education is essential in getting a high-paying job. In fact allmost all of the highest paying occupations require a college degree [...] read more

How to get required Education
Learn more about how to get the right education for your Web Design career plans. Learn about selecting the right school that offers the required Web Design degree [...] read more

 

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DeVry University

DeVry University provides quality education that employers respect, and is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association (ncahlc.org), the same organization that accredits many other well-known public and private schools.


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Capella University

An accredited online university, Capella University offers bachelor’s, master’s/MBA, doctoral, and certificate programs designed to take you to the forefront of your profession. Our competency-based curriculum delivers foundational knowledge and real-world skills, so what you’re learning is immediately applicable to your career. We serve more than 36,000 students from the U.S. and around the world and offer more than 140 graduate and undergraduate specializations and 20 certificate programs.

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