Success in any field comes with hard work, dedication and passion to learn new things. One can’t jump directly to top without facing challenges and experimenting new things especially when you are in the field where competition grows consistently. Web design is one of those industries which can give you great carrier and high pay out job if you have what it takes to be. Below I am explaining different phase of web design carrier which I have gone through working at Chicago web design firm.
It is the time when you can take maximum advantages of learning exposure in which base of your carrier would be built. As constructing home, first we require to create its strong base, same way you need to understand fundamental of basic in web design and have to research from insight of different things work in web design. It is the time where you can conduct maximum research and would get best learning opportunities. As this is your beginning, people would expect you to learn and grasp quickly and you would get an opportunity to show your passion towards web design and have to create something which is considered as an extra ordinary at that level to get better success.
At this stage, you would deal with learning basic fundamental of HTML, how to use tags correctly, syntax of CSS, basics of web design software like Dream Viewer, Photoshop and coral Draw and all small tools and application which would help you in future. As you would have good availability of time, you have to research and get insight knowledge to produce strong base in your carrier.
Intermediate Designer Phase
Now you have finished learning basics of web design and you are aware of different web design methods, tools and software and have theoretical knowledge on how to use those things to create outcome. It is the time to try your knowledge and implement it for real world. You may work in team of web designer who have responsibility of designing different section of website. You would work on deadline and people would expect you to use your maximum knowledge and apply in your work. In this phase, you need to build professional image and need to improve expertise towards specific thing in design.
Team Lead Designer
Now you have enough experience of designing website and have good portfolio of your work which illustrate your skills and creativity. Now it is time to improve your management skills and lead team of intermediate web designer. Your outcome is the combine outcome of your team members. You would require inspiring your team and dealing with technical issues using any software, framework or application. You would present your company and may communicate to client to know exact requirement, business prospective and goals he wants to deploy through design. Your performance would be measured based on your management skills and productivity you can get from your team.
Thus, above are the three stages which web designer need to go through to create consistent growth and carrier. Salary prospective of different stage differs as per your role and responsibility. if you are looking for starting your carrier, consider to go through above phase and plan your carrier move accordingly. Your hard work and dedication would decide how much time you need to spend in each phase.