Posts Tagged: work process
The web is once again debating whether web designers should know how to code, and my opinion remains the same: they need to know the strengths and constraints of the medium, and knowing HTML and CSS can help in this.
Presenting static image comps to clients can be especially problematic if you create flexible layouts. Try building an (X)HTML/CSS version of the design to show to your client instead in order to make designing and creating flexible layouts easier.
Web designers need to know the strengths and constraints of HTML and CSS in order to successfully create visual designs that work for the web. They don’t have to actually build the pages, but they should have some idea how to if they had to.