Web design and development needs some certain skills. It is important you get used to them before you start applying for jobs that are related to it.
So some say you just need to know how to use a CMS like WordPress, Joomla and the rest to know how to design websites and develop them. That is quite far from the truth. You need a lot more than that.
It gets even interesting when you start to talk about graphic design being an integral part of web design and development. The go hand-in-hand. So consider learning a little of graphic design too while you are at it.
To learn web design and development, the skills you need include ( not limited to ) are:
- Graphic design skills
- Know the principles of design
- Software for design
- Content Management Systems (CMS)
- User Experience (UX)
- User Interface (UI)
- Graphic design
- Business Strategy
- Search engine optimisation (SEO)
So there you have it. If you think we missed something, let us know in the comments section.