What is a web designer?

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A web designer is a professional who specializes in the creation of visual elements on websites, such as layout, color scheme, and user interface (UI) design. Web designers use various design tools and software, such as Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator, to create the look and feel of a website. In addition to design skills, web designers should also have an understanding of usability and user experience (UX) principles to ensure that the websites they create are easy to use and navigate. Web designers may work for web design or development companies, or they may be self-employed and offer their services to clients on a freelance basis.


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