Web Design is a full year class open to all students. Students learn about the fundamentals of web design coding and layout while researching and applying the usability principles.
As a web designer you will be creating the majority of your website for paying clients. We have a lot of experience creating for ourselves but now we need to create for others. A way to learn about clients is to study how freelance designers operate and learn from their experiences. A freelance designer is a designer who works primarily from home. Freelancers own their own business, pay their own taxes, and manager their own finances. Many web designers are freelance.
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