High Demand Skills for A Freelance Web Designer   

High Demand Skills for A Freelance Web Designer   


The increase of digital life makes the website becomes essential for a business and build a portfolio.   Along with that, the needs of the web designer also increase.  There are a lot of freelance web designers out there. But, have you wonder. Why some freelance web designers got more clients while others only get a few? Here you will know what are the high demand skills for a freelance web designer   

The answer is because technical skill is not everything.  According to data compiled by zippia.com. Skill in clients website rank in the first position of important skills for a freelance web designer (37%).  What is the client’s website?  and what other skills that needed to be a successful freelance web designer? 

High Demand Skills for A Freelance Web Designer

Client Website  

Client Website is the ability to understand what kind of website that client wants?. Many times the client doesn’t know what they want. Just like a doctor diagnosing the symptoms. You must be able to catch what the client talking about?. The parameter of success for this skill is effectively designed and developed all aspects of client websites, including both the front and back ends. That’s why it is important to list what clients want and manage their expectations. 

HTML 5  

HTML5 is the latest evolution of the standard that defines HTML (Hyper Text Markup Language) . Responsive Web Design is about using HTML and CSS to automatically resize, hide, shrink, or enlarge, a website, to make it look good on all devices (desktops, tablets, and phones). 

HTML is the one of high demand skills for a web designer


CSS stands for Cascading Style Sheets. It describes how HTML elements are to be displayed on screen, paper, or in other media. CSS saves a lot of work. It can control the layout of multiple web pages all at once 

CSS is the one of high demand skill for a web designer

 Graphic Design  

As a freelance web designer, you must own this skill. You will create a web sites for a variety of industries using technical, graphic design and professional skills. You must familiar with user interfaces, web banners, buttons, icons, landing pages, etc. At least don’t put tacky colors  on the web, unless your client asked you to do so.    


Why a freelance web designer must have this skill ? At least on medium level. Because you will design aesthetically pleasing user interfaces utilizing Photoshop. You will also set up WordPress websites and blogs for clients, modifying themes and creating custom banners in Photoshop.  

Freelance web designers have various rates The top earner can have income at $108,500 per year according to ziprecruiter.   If you interested in doing web design as your side hustle or even as a full time freelancer you can go to Flexgigzz.com to create your profile, upload your portfolio and create your service (gigzz).   You can also apply to the projects on Flexgigzz and choose which project that fit you.  Flexgigzz – Flexible Jobs.  

Source : zippia.com , w3schools.com

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