A Designer in the Web
by Marco Sousa
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Not Your Normal
Background in Arts
A VERY strange trip in Computer Engineering
Finding the Web Design Way
The “my cousin did my
Web Design IS NOT JUST visual design,
Web Design IS NOT JUST creating gradients in
Web Design is most deﬁnitely NOT a linear task.
So What Is Web Design?
A complex process of research, creative
brainstorming, concepts creation and reﬁning until
It’s Not an Extra It’s a
Unless you are coding for machines, you will want
people to understand your app/platform/website/...
Usability & User Experience (UX) are Key,
Interface Design is more than good Graphics, it’s
the last layer between the code and the user.
Design Meets Code
There’s a problem...most graphic designers don’t
understand how the “engine” works,
The Designer needs to understand what it is
There is the developer hates designer and vice
versa problem. Why?
Design becomes Code?
Design will always be a creative process
(translation: we won’t steal your job),
Stronger requirements for Web Designers,
Multi Disciplinary Teams.
Design is Important and should take time.