Web Designer

Web Designer Resume Keywords and Skills (Hard Skills)

Here are the keywords and skills that appear most frequently on recent Web Designer job postings. In other words, these are the most sought after skills by recruiters and hiring managers. Go to Sample Templates ↓ below to see how to include them on your resume.

Remember that every job is different. Instead of including all keywords on your resume, identify those that are most relevant to the job you're applying to. Use the free Targeted Resume tool to help with this.

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  • Web Design
  • Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
  • WordPress
  • Web Development
  • HTML5
  • Graphic Design
  • Adobe Illustrator
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  • Adobe Photoshop
  • HTML
  • Adobe InDesign
  • Responsive Web Design
  • User Interface Design
  • JavaScript
  • Bootstrap
  • Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
  • PHP
  • Logo Design
  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • Dreamweaver
  • User Experience (UX)
  • jQuery

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Resume Skills: UX/UI Design

  • Adobe Suite (Illustrator, Photoshop, XD)
  • Sketch
  • InVision
  • Figma
  • Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, XD)
  • CorelDraw
  • Typography
  • Layout Design
  • Branding
  • Color Theory
  • Print Design
  • Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign)
  • Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign)
  • CorelDRAW
  • Wireframing
  • Prototyping
  • User Testing
  • Information Architecture
  • Interaction Design
  • Usability Testing
  • Responsive Design
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Compare Your Resume To These Web Designer Skills (ATS Scan)

Paste your resume below and our AI will identify which keywords are missing from your resume from the list above (and what you need to include). Including the right keywords will help you get past Applicant Tracking Systems (i.e. resume screeners) which may scan your resume for keywords to see if you're a match for the job.

Sample Web Designer Resume Examples: How To Include These Skills

Add keywords directly into your resume's work experiences, education or Skills section, like we've shown in the examples below. Use the examples below as inspiration.

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Your Name
Web Designer
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •  linkedin.com/in/your-profile
Coached.com February 2020 - Present
Senior Web Designer
Led a team of 5 designers, coordinating efforts and ensuring client satisfaction, which improved team productivity by 35%
Developed a standardized design language using CSS and HTML5, achieving an 25% improvement in page load times
Revamped the user interface, resulting in a 40% increase in user engagement
Effectively utilized JavaScript to build dynamic and interactive sites, enhancing the user experience and reducing user drop offs by 20%
Designed company logos and emblems using Adobe Illustrator, leading to an increase in brand recognition by 30%
Resume Worded April 2018 - January 2020
Web Designer
Worked on 50+ web design projects using Adobe Photoshop, enhancing the overall aesthetics and functionality
Optimized websites for better mobile experience using Bootstrap, reducing the bounce rate by 15%
Implemented SEO strategies to increase organic website traffic by 60%
Design and developed HTML Email templates boosting click-through rate by 20%
Tech Solutions LLC July 2016 - March 2018
Junior Web Designer
Assisted in creating responsive web designs, improving mobile website traffic by 30%
Involved in designing and optimizing landing pages, leading to an increase in conversion rate by 20%
Worked closely with the development team to implement and maintain the website using WordPress
Resume Worded University June 2016
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) in Graphic Design
Emphasis on UI/UX Web Design
Resume Worded Academic Center January 2015
Certificate in Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design
Focused on HTML, CSS, JQuery and Javascript development
Coursework in Web UX/UI Design. Earned Excellence Award for exceptional project work.
Programming: HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript (Node.js, D3.js, React.js), JQuery
Graphic Design: Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign), Sketch, Figma
Content Management Systems: WordPress, Drupal, Joomla
Others : Responsive Design, Cross Browser Compatibility, Bootstrap, Materialize, UI/UX
Certification,: Certified in Accessibility by Google
Projects: Redesigned Coached.com's main website, which led to a 30% improvement in user engagement
Awards: Best Web Designer Of The Year 2019, awarded by Resume Worded
Volunteering: Assisted non-profit organizations in designing and maintaining their websites
Your Name
Web Developer
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •  linkedin.com/in/your-profile
Coached.com January 2021 - Present
Senior Web Developer
Implemented an efficient PHP-based backend, reducing server load times by 50%
Improved interactivity of websites using advanced JavaScript functionalities, resulting in enhanced user experience and a 30% increase in user engagement
Led a team of 3 developers in a major project using agile methodologies, completed within budget and 2 weeks ahead of deadline
Developed and maintained clean and high load traffic sites in WordPress, reducing server response time by 25%
Instituted jQuery functions for website responsiveness, which led to a 15% decrease in bounce rate
Resume Worded June 2018 - December 2020
Web Developer
Developed and implemented a custom CSS solution for site-wide styles, reducing code redundancy by 40%
Modified the website structure using HTML5, improving website SEO and increasing organic traffic by 45%
Optimized website performance using Bootstrap resulting in a 20% reduction in load times
Worked with the SEO team to pivot website design for greater search engine visibility, resulting in a 35% increase in organic traffic
Web Works April 2016 - May 2018
Junior Web Developer
Collaborated with design team to implement design assets into functional website pages using HTML and CSS
Assisted in optimizing web pages for mobile devices, resulting in an increase of mobile usage by 22%
Contributed to the site's user experience (UX) design, reducing bounce rates by 15%
Resume Worded University December 2017
Master of Science (M.S) - Computer Science
Specialization in Web Development and Design
Resume Worded Academic Center June 2015
Bachelor of Science (B.S) - Computer Science
Concentration: Software Engineering
Awarded: Best Project in Web Development (2015)
Programming Languages: JavaScript, TypeScript, Java, Python, SQL, Ruby
Web Development: HTML, CSS, React.js, Angular.js, Node.js, Ruby on Rails
Database Management: MySQL, PostgreSQL, MongoDB, Firebase
Tools & Platforms: Git, GitHub, Docker, AWS, Azure, WordPress
Certifications: AWS Certified Developer – Associate (2020), Certified Scrum Master (2017)
Publications: Authored 'Web Development: A Comprehensive Guide', published in Computer Science Journal (2020)
Projects: Developed a fully functional e-commerce website using MERN stack, gained over 1000 active users within 1st month (2019)
Leadership & Volunteering: Mentor, Code.org (Volunteered to teach school kids basic computer skills, 2018-present)
Your Name
Graphic Designer
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •  linkedin.com/in/your-profile
Resume Worded May 2019 - Present
Principal Graphic Designer
Developed branding assets including logos and marketing materials using Adobe Creative Suite, enhancing brand recognition by 50%
Worked with UX team to make more compelling product infographics, increasing conversion rates by 33%
Designed and delivered eye-catching, high-quality ad banners, leading to an increase in click-through rates by 20%
Designed and distributed promotional materials that led to a 40% increase in event attendance
Managed and guided creative teams, improving overall team productivity by 25%
Coached.com March 2017 - Apr 2019
Graphic Designer
Used Adobe InDesign to create user-friendly web design layouts, improving user engagement by 30%
Worked closely with the web development team to implement designs into the finished product, significantly improving site usability
Implemented best UI/UX practices in the design of the website, leading to a 20% increase in traffic
Creative Minds Design Studio January 2015 - February 2017
Junior Graphic Designer
Participated in the creation of several high-impact advertising campaigns using Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop
Assisted in the designing and production of print materials, contributing to a 35% growth in print sales
Worked on a team that redesigned the company website, improving customer interactions by 15%
Resume Worded University July 2012 - May 2014
Master of Fine Arts in Graphic Design
Focused studies on Visual Communication and Digital Imaging
Resume Worded Academic Center April 2016
Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) in Graphic Design & Illustration Using Adobe Illustrator
Trained extensively in Adobe Illustrator, showcasing expertise in graphic design and illustration
Design Software: Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, XD), CorelDraw, Sketch
Web Design: HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, WordPress
UX/UI Design: Wireframing, Prototyping, User Testing, Information Architecture, Interaction Design
Graphic Design: Typography, Layout Design, Branding, Color Theory, Print Design
Certifications: Certified Professional in Graphic Design by The American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA)
Awards: Print's Regional Design Award, 2018
Professional Development: Attended Web Design & UX Conferences: Adobe MAX 2020, UX Week 2019, An Event Apart 2018
Volunteering: Provided complimentary design services for local non-profit organizations
Your Name
Interactive Designer
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •  linkedin.com/in/your-profile
Resume Worded May 2020 - Present
Senior Interactive Designer
Led a team of 5 designers, utilizing User Experience Design (UED) principles, resulting in a 30% increase in website user engagement.
Implemented Interaction Design strategies, leading to an effective reduction of webpage load time by 35%.
Initiated the use of Adobe Creative Suite for advanced graphics, improving visual appeal by 40%.
Redesigned web pages using responsive web design, which increased mobile traffic by 25%.
Incorporated effective branding strategies, driving a 60% increase in brand recognition.
Coached.com August 2017 - April 2020
Interactive Designer
Developed innovative web design elements using Sketch App, resulting in a notable 20% user retention rate.
Augmented user interface visuals via Adobe Illustrator, leading to 15% improvement in user experience scores.
Applied Typography and Art Direction principles, enhancing the site's overall aesthetic appeal.
Google January 2015 - July 2017
Junior Interactive Designer
Contributed to web interface design using CSS, leading to a more streamlined user navigation.
Enhanced web graphics using Adobe InDesign, improving site visuals by 15%.
Assisted in wireframing designs, resulting in a 10% reduction in development times.
Resume Worded Institute December 2014
Master of Science - Interactive Design
Specialized in User Experience Design and Interaction Design
Resume Worded University June 2012
Bachelor of Arts in Visual Design
Coursework in Digital Media, Multimedia Product Development, Web Design, Graphic Animation, and Visual Communication
Awards: Resume Worded Design Award (for outstanding contribution to the field of design)
Design Software: Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Sketch, Figma, Adobe XD, Corel Draw
Web Languages: HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript(jQuery), XML, PHP, ASP.NET
Frameworks: AngularJS, Node.js, ReactJS, Vue.js
User Experience (UX) Tools: Wireframe.cc, InVision, UXPin, Balsamiq, Marvel, Proto.io
Certifications: Certified UX Designer from Resume Worded Institute, Certified Web Designer from Google Digital Garage
Projects: Developed interactive design for 'Resume Worded' and 'Coached.com' websites, Designed the user interface for the 'Google News' mobile application
Awards: Winner, Adobe Design Achievement Awards - Interactive Design, Recipient, Design and Art Direction (D&AD) Award for Exceptional Digital Design
Volunteering: Taught design techniques to hobby enthusiasts at the Resume Worded Community Learning Center, Organized and mentored at ‘Design for Everyone’ workshop at Google Academy
Your Name
UX/UI Designer
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •  linkedin.com/in/your-profile
Facebook February 2020 - Present
Senior UX/UI Designer
Directed a team of 7 designers in applying UX principles, leading to a 45% increase in app user engagement.
Streamlined user interface design, reducing user navigation complications by 20%.
Introduced Adobe Creative Suite for comprehensive graphic design, enhancing app visual experience by 30%.
Leveraged branding strategies to increase brand appeal, resulting in a 50% growth in brand followers on the platform.
Implemented mobile-responsive design, escalating mobile app use by 40%.
Resume Worded July 2016 - January 2020
UX/UI Designer
Enhanced user experience using Interaction Design methodologies, resulting in a 25% increase in user retention.
Employed Adobe Illustrator for UI improvements, leading to a 15% uplift in user satisfaction scores.
Applied Typography in layout designs, drastically elevating aesthetic quality.
Apple April 2013 - June 2016
Junior UX/UI Designer
Supported in developing user-friendly web interface designs, leading to better user flow.
Aided in enhancing web designs using Adobe InDesign, resulting in a 10% improvement on visual ranking.
Assisted in wireframing processes, helping decrease design phase times by 20%.
Resume Worded University March 2016
Master of Science - Interaction Design
Specializations in User Research, User Interface Design, Usability Testing
Resume Worded Institute May 2013
Bachelor of Fine Arts - Graphic Design
Minors in Computer Science
Awards: Resume Worded Design Excellence (Top 5%), Dean's List 2012 (Top 10%)
Design Tools: Sketch, Figma, Adobe XD, Illustrator, Photoshop, InVision
Programming Languages: HTML, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery, React.js, Bootstrap
User Research & Testing: Customer Journey Mapping, Usability Testing, Google Analytics, A/B Testing, Hotjar
Project Management: Agile Methodology, Scrum, Kanban, JIRA, Trello
Certifications: Certified UX Designer - Interaction Design Foundation (2020), nDesign - Adobe Certified Expert (2017)
Awards & Recognition: Top Rated Designer by Dribbble (2021), Most Innovative Design - AWWW Awards (2018)
Professional Affiliations: Member, User Experience Professionals Association (UXPA)
Volunteering & Leadership: Mentor - Girls Who Code, Design Lead - Resume Worded Community Impact Initiative
Your Name
Web Designer
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •  linkedin.com/in/your-profile
Coached.com March 2019 - Present
Senior Web Designer
Led a team of 6 designers, increasing web pages’ interaction rate by 40% by using User Experience Design (UED).
Improved web page load speed by 25% by implementing efficient Interaction Design methods.
Introduced Adobe Creative Suite for professional-level graphics, boosting positive user feedback by 35%.
Incorporated responsive web design, resulting in 30% more mobile user traffic.
Strengthened branding efforts, leading to a 55% rise in brand recognition.
Twitter October 2015 - February 2019
Web Designer
Developed new web design features using Sketch App, contributing to a 15% increase in monthly user visits.
Revamped user interface visuals via Adobe Illustrator, resulting in a 10% increase in user satisfaction.
Enhanced website’s aesthetic quality by applying Typography and Art Direction principles.
Resume Worded June 2013 - September 2015
Junior Web Designer
Participated in redesigning the website interface using CSS, leading to more streamlined user navigation.
Contributed to improving web page visuals using the Adobe InDesign tool, enhancing visual appeal by 12%.
Supported the design team in wireframing tasks, reducing project completion times by 15%.
Resume Worded University May 2013
Master of Science - Web Design & Development
Specialization in User Experience (UX) and User Interface (UI) Design
Resume Worded Institute June 2011
Bachelor’s degree - Computer Science
Concentration in Website Architecture and Database Management
Received the Award for Excellence in Development Practices
Web Development Tools: Adobe Creative Suite, HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, JQuery, SQL
Frameworks: Bootstrap, AngularJS, ReactJS, Vue.js
Data Management: MySQL, MongoDB, PostgreSQL, Firebase
UX/UI Design Tools: Sketch, Figma, InVision, Wireframing, Prototyping
Certifications: Adobe Certified Expert (ACE), Project Management Professional (PMP)
Projects: Developed and launched a mobile-friendly online boutique; traffic increased by 75% in first quarter
Leadership & Volunteering: Served as President for local chapter of Association for Women in Computing
Hobbies: Writing tech blogs on Web Development Trends and Innovations, Book Reviews on Technology

How do I add skills to a Web Designer resume?

Review the job posting closely.

Go through the Web Designer posting you're applying to, and identify hard skills the company is looking for. For example, skills like WordPress, Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator are possible skills. These are skills you should try to include on your resume.

Add industry skills like Graphic Design and Web Development.

Add other common skills from your industry - such as Cascading Style Sheets (CSS), HTML5 and Web Design - into your resume if they're relevant.

Add skills into your work experience.

Incorporate skills - like Dreamweaver, Adobe InDesign and User Experience (UX) - into your work experience too. This shows hiring managers that you have practical experience with these tools, techniques and skills.

Showcase your design and creative skills.

A popular skill set for a Web Designer is creativity and design, so try to include evidence of them on your resume.

Use the exact job title.

Try to add the exact job title, Web Designer, somewhere into your resume to get past resume screeners. See the infographic for how to do this.

Word Cloud for Web Designer Skills & Keywords

The following word cloud highlights the most popular keywords that appear on Web Designer job descriptions. The bigger the word, the more frequently it shows up on employer's job postings. If you have experience with these keywords, include them on your resume.

Top Web Designer Skills and Keywords to Include On Your Resume

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Web Designer Resume Templates

Here are examples of proven resumes in related jobs and industries, approved by experienced hiring managers. Use them as inspiration when you're writing your own resume. You can even download and edit the resume template in Google Docs.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What skills do hiring managers want to see on a Web Designer resume?

On top Web Designer resumes, skills like Web Design, Cascading Style Sheets (CSS), WordPress, Web Development, HTML5, Graphic Design, Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Photoshop appear most often.

Depending on the exact role you're applying to, skills like HTML, Adobe InDesign, User Experience (UX), Bootstrap and Dreamweaver can also be effective keywords to include on your resume.

Target your Resume to a Job Description

While the keywords above are a good indication of what skills you need on your resume, you should try to find additional keywords that are specific to the job. To do this, use the free Targeted Resume tool. It analyzes the job you are applying to and finds the most important keywords you need on your resume.

It is personalized to your resume, and is the best way to ensure your resume will pass the automated resume filters.

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