Web Designer vs. Web Developer

Have you ever wondered what’s the difference between a web designer and web developer? Well, they totally sound confusing, right? If you want to find out their differences, just continue reading this article until the end to know more about it.

 What is a Web Designer?

To know their difference, let us first identify what is a Web Designer. A Web Designer is a person or an individual who uses graphics software such as Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, CorelDraw, etc., to create and design a website.

Web designers create the visual design of a website and its overall look. They use their creativity and imagination to showcase their talents or projects to their potential clients and customers. To do this, web designers must first understand the needs of their client and come up with a concept that fits it. After doing so, they will start creating the visuals using the tools of their choice.

So, to make it simple, Web Designers are the one responsible for making a website appealing and pleasing to our eyes. They create the look, feature, and layout of a website. On the other hand, the coding for the website is done by the web developer.

Qualities and Jobs of a Web Designer

  • Focuses on look and feel of a website
  • Uses HTML, CSS, and JavaScript
  • Is competent in color scheming, graphic design, and information flow
  • Creates a great user experience
  • Is right-brained: Strong intuition, creativity, & imagination

What is a Web Developer?

A website with no code is not functional. So, basically, a Web Developer’s’ job is to bring the website to life. But how? Through coding. Usually, Web Developers’ build the backbone of a website by using HTML, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery, and more. Their ultimate goal isn’t to make websites look visually appealing but develop a functional one. Web designers have the technical ability to think logically which is important especially when coding.

Qualities and Jobs of a Web Designer

  • Creates the inner workings of a website
  • Is competent in programming languages (PHP, .NET, Python, C, Ruby)
  • Develops the user interface
  • Is left-brained: logic, linear thinking, technical

Both are the Web Designers and Web Developers are essential in creating a functional website. These two may seem to be opposite and working together may seem to be tough. But through constant communication, cooperation, and teamwork, this will be possible.

So, what do you think is the right career for you? Are you a creative Web Designer? Or an effective and intelligent Web Developer? Or is it both? Well, if you are looking for a job opportunity like these two, just feel free to contact Dailyworx Solutions. We have loads of IT job opportunities waiting for you.

Find the perfect job that matches your skills and knowledge. And be a part of our growing team and send your resume now at resume@dailyworx.com. We will help you achieve your goals and dream as well as grow as an individual. Let us all achieve our goals together!

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