Web Designer vs Web Developer

What is a web designer?
Web designers offers HTML and graphics services and designs visually focused web pages. Their focus is on the look and feel of a site

What is a web developer?
A web developer takes care of back-end coding aspects of a website. Things like database programming, session scripts, tracking codes, and other interactivity features. A good web designer will help you organize the information for your web site and develop navigation and layout.

I am skilled as a web designer, and I also have development experience as well. Many hosting companies these days make it easier for designers to implement some pretty advanced features

Web Development is the backend of a website. It’s what puts the functionality into a website. Not every website needs to be developed, just designed. If you plan on having some advanced features available on your website, such as user login and authentication, then you need a development as well. I now offer both website design and website development. If you are unsure of what you need just contact me and I can help you with any questions you may have. I also register websites for all websites if needed, and plan on providing my own hosting in the near future. A Web Designer is also usually skilled in Graphics Design working on more traditional products such as packaging design, wedding guestbook puzzles and brochure layouts.

What is the difference between a web designer and a freelance web designer? The only difference is that freelance web designers work on their own ( they don’t work for a firm)?…