Job description Web Designer near Calgary (AB)

Find out what work is like for a Web designer in Canada. This work description is applicable to all Web designers and developers (NOC 21233).

Web designers


Web designers develop and create the visual presentation, layout and functionality of the Web sites and related applications. They are responsible for ensuring that the Web site is easy to use, and that the information is easy to access. Web designers are employed in computer software development firms, information technology consulting firms, information technology units throughout the private and public sectors, advertising agencies or they may be self-employed.

Job duties

  • Establish design guidelines, standards and optimal design practices
  • Maintain the appearance of Web sites by applying content standards
  • Designing visual imagery for Web sites and ensuring that it is consistent with the organization image
  • Integrate features and functionalities into Web sites
  • Create and optimize content for the Web site using a variety of graphics, database, animation and other software
  • Test and improve the design of a Web site
  • May lead and coordinate multidisciplinary teams to develop Web site graphics, content, capacity and interactivity

Job titles

  • Internet site designer
  • Intranet site designer
  • Web designer

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