The designer who shows a talent for diverse design problems will want to show that he or she can create a Web project. But, just how much do you need to know about Web design? Is the ability to code important? How important is it to have a wide range of software capabilities? In this article,
The Portfolio Project: Web Design
PORTFOLIO PROJECT: Web Design. As a multi-talented designer with an eye on an
TOOLS: Preferably Dreamweaver for Web design projects. In addition, you’ll need to utilize a sketchbook to show the potential employer or client that you know how to think out a project before you sit down to create the site. Your skills with a sophisticated graphics program, such as Photoshop or CorelDraw will show that you know how to apply projects from these software programs to your Website designs. The ability to work in Flash is very, very helpful.
WHAT YOU’LL ACCOMPLISH: This tutorial will help you to define your skills as a Web designer so that you can make the decision about whether to stick to Web design or to expand your portfolio to include other talents.