Web Designer

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The overall look of a website, especially of the home page creates the first impression in the mind of a visitor.  And the look, layout, color combination are decided by the Web Designer.  The main job of a web designer is to create eye-catching templates for the homepage and other different page-types using his creativity and the developers simply convert into HTML and reuse those in PHP codes.  If you rely on the designing sense of the developers and don't involve a web designer, there is threat that your great website will be under-rated by your customers.

Education, skills and experiences

Education

Bachelor/Master in  ART or other fields with proper designing sense

Experiences

3- 6 years  of working experience in web designing

Basic Role

  1. Will study the design requirement, communicate with the project manager / client and create a unique template (PSD) that may satisfy the requirement

  2. Create a Web-Logo for a website as per client instruction

  3. Manipulate site images as requested by the developers

  4. Convert the PSD into HTML templates if requested

 

How can you hire a web designer

You need a Web Designer when you make a new website or redesign an existing website. Normally you do not need to hire a dedicated a designer for a single website, even for a very large web application. But you may need one when you have a team of web developers who develops small websites.  

Hiring Models to Hire a Web Designer

  • Full Dedicated - When you have a dedicated team of 3 developing small design oriented websites, you can consider hiring a dedicated Web Designer
  • Part Dedicated - When you have one or two dedicated developers in your team you should go for part dedicated designer.  
  • Hourly  Based - You can get the designing works done on hourly basis  
  • Virtual Dedicated - If you are developing small concept based web application that you should opt for Virtual Dedicated and get the web designer work on your project as dedicated when he works.

Cost Comparison Charts

Dedicated Hiring

Resource Type Exp Monthly Cost in $
Team Developer 2 -3 yrs 900 to 1000
Sr Team Developer 3-4 Yrs 1100 to 1200
Upto 15 PM hrs Support add on   8 to 12 yrs 150
Senior Developer 4-7 yrs 1250 to 1500
Team Lead / Project Manager / Analyst 5 - 12 yrs 1500 to 2500
Web Designer >3 yrs 1000 to 1200
SEO / Marketing Executive >2 yrs 900 to 1000
Data entry operator >2 yrs 350 to 500

Note. Costs are provided for 160 to 170 hours works a month


Part Dedicated Hiring

Resource Type Experience Hourly Rate in $
Monthly Hours->   60 to 100 100 or More
Team  Developer  2-3 yrs 10 9
Sr Team Developer 3-4.5 Yrs 12 11
Senior Developer  4-6 yrs 12 12
Android App Programming  >3 yrs 15 14
iPhone App Programming >5 yrs 15 15
Project Manager / Analyst 8-10 yrs 15 15
Web Designer >3 yrs 10 8
SEO Expert >3 yrs 12 11
Data entry operator >2 yrs 4 3

Please Note:

  1. Hours must be purchased/booked for a month in advance.Minimum commitment hrs is 10 only.
  2. Unused hours will  not carry forward to next month.

 

Usage/Project Based Hiring

Resource Type Exp Hourly Rate in $
Volume (Hrs)   <10 10 to 20 20 to 50 50 or More
Team  Developer  2-4 yrs 12 11 10 9
Senior Team Developer  3-4.5 yrs 14 13 12 11
Senior Developer 4-6 Yrs 15 14 13 12
Project Manager / Analyst  5-10 yrs 18 16 14 14
iPhone App >5 Yrs 18 17 16 15
Android App >3 Yrs 16 15 14 12
Biz Consultant >12 years 20 18 17 16
Server Administrator >8 yrs 20 17 16 16
Web Designer >3 yrs 12 10 9 7
SEO Expert >3 yrs 12 10 9 8
Data entry operator >2 yrs 5 4 4 3

Note: Minimum billing/quotation hours for a fixed cost hiring is 4 only. The minimum log hour for all types of hiring is 1 only.  Higher is the volume lower is the rate. Reason, leakage for executing a smaller task is more than a bigger one.