Web Design 101: What All New Designers Need to Know

Andy Pratt and Jesse Arnold are leaders in the new frontier of web design. Andy has worked with organizations including the Smithsonian Institution, Samsung, Cartoon Network, Nickelodeon, Wenner Media, Lego and Turner Broadcasting, and Jesse’s resume lists names like New York University, Conde Nast, and the Jim Henson Company.

Below, Pratt helps sort out the misconceptions of what it means to be a web designer vs. developer, and the changing skill sets required to create beautiful, functional websites.

What exactly is web design today?

Web design is the process of creating a browser based product or experience that will be delivered to a variety of device types, sizes, and resolutions. Many websites or apps will provide a service, distribute content and/or connect people. The best ones will have a clear purpose and meet business goals and user needs. Read rest of article here.