Interface Design

Interface Design

Web DesignThe term web design
encompasses many different disciplines in the production and maintenance of websites. There are many different skill sets used in web design and include:

  1. Graphic designers who prepare your images for optimal presentation
  2. Copy writers who prepare initial content drafts
  3. Interface designers who code the content
  4. Software specialist including coders and proprietary software
  5. User experience designers (ux) who test public perception
  6. Search engine optimization specialist
  7. Maintenance personnel who keep everything working

The term web design is normally used to describe the design process as it relates to front-end (client side) design but most people assume it only relates to the person who codes the hyper-text markup language (HTML), but HTML is absolute smallest portion of any website.  There are many parts prepared by other specialist like the cascading style sheet specialist (CSS), the systems engineer who makes your site back-end friendly (for you the client to use), and the people who implement the software which is either purchased, leased, or written line by line on the clients behalf.

Web design also overlaps web engineering in the broader scope of web development. Web designers are expected to have an awareness of usability and if their role involves creating mark up then they are also expected to be up to date with web accessibility guidelines.  It requires constant upgrading of the skill and requirements of major companies like Google.

In addition, design companies are expected to provide image manipulation and several types of data presentations such as a downloadable brochure (pdf) or social media sharing tools.  The possibilities are just as endless of the Internet itself.

For any company considering a website there is a process that needs to be accomplished.  – Read More