My degree says web design. . . what career path can I take?

What’s next?

Reaching the end of a degree and starting the next chapter of life. It can be daunting and exciting? Rather you are finishing a degree or trying to change career fields the whole process is a lot and can take a lot of thought. So many possibilities when it comes to a degree in web design.

The obvious answer would be ‘well I should be a web designer’, but there are so many skills gained while earning that degree that there are many more paths to take. Here are a few of the job titles I have searched when looking for my next JOB.

  • Front-End Web Developer – ‘Front-end web development, also known as client-side development is the practice of producing HTML, CSS, and JavaScript for a website or web application so that a user can see and interact with them directly. ‘
  • UX Designer – ‘Is involved in the design of digital products and services, such as websites and mobile apps, for specific target groups and end users. The purpose of your role is to ensure that the ‘user experience’ for individuals using websites or applications is as efficient and pleasurable as possible. ‘
  • Web Content Manager – ‘Ensures that the content of a website is well-structured and easy to find and that it meets the needs of its users by covering all necessary topics and being up to date and accurate. The content you’ll manage can include web pages, images, videos, blog posts, guest articles, reviews and occasionally social media and marketing copy.’
  • SEO Specialist – ‘Identifies strategies, techniques, and tactics to increase the number of visitors to a website and obtain a high-ranking placement in the search results page of search engines.’

Regardless of the job title, I’m ready to get my foot in the door and begin my journey.

Sites Used:
https://frontendmasters.com/books/front-end-handbook/2018/what-is-a-FD.html
https://www.prospects.ac.uk/job-profiles



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