Digital DesignÂ Career Resources
Digital DesignÂ Salary Information
There are a number of professional concentrations that fall under the umbrella of web design. As such, salaries for webÂ designers can vary based on specialty or location, but are often in excess of $70K per year.
Top Locations for Digital DesignÂ Jobs / DigitalÂ Designer Salaries:
|1||New York, NY||$90,237|
|2||San Francisco, CA||$89,348|
|3||Jersey City, NJ||$84,094|
|11||Los Angeles, CA||$70,678|
|14||San Diego, CA||$66,678|
DigitalÂ Design Job Trends
Despite a decline from a five-year high in job demand, the number of opportunitiesÂ for digital and webÂ designers remains relatively high today,Â which demonstrates consistent demand for their skills and expertise.
Tools andÂ Resources for Digital / WebÂ Designers
From new creative trends and the latest design software updates, WebÂ Designers need to keep up with their evolving industry just as much as they need to know the basics. The websites below offer a range of WebÂ Design tools and resourcesÂ to assist you in your day-to-day work.
Affinity: Dubbed “the photoshop killer,” this design editorÂ packs in a ton of features missing from Adobe’s offering, like the ability toÂ adjust images or vectors without damaging them.
- Google Web Designer: This free resource takes the ease of use of Wix, combines it with the freedom and flexibility of WordPress and adds the power of Google–important for any SEO conscious web designer.
- MorgueFile: A database of royalty-free images for you to use in your web design.
- Webflow: An all-in-one web design platform that focuses on responsiveness.
Digital / WebÂ Design Organizations
If youâ€™re interested in networking with other webÂ designers, or you just want to find those that share your love of webÂ design, these organizations and groups will make it easy to connect with others.