Senior Web Designer Job Description

DESIGN_BANNER_small_with_boarderIf you’re looking to hire a new senior web designer, it’s important to get your job description nailed pretty quickly – this way there’ll be no confusion over what their responsibilities will be and the kind of candidate you’re on the lookout for.

On this page, you can find a sample job description for a senior web designer. This template should give you an idea of the kind of key responsibilities a senior web designer normally has, along with the skills and experience that are normally required with this type of role.

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Senior Web Designer


  • Responsible for the design and management of all creative and technical design projects
  • Ensure projects are delivered on time and that each meets the client brief
  • Manage a team of junior web designers, providing training as and when necessary
  • Produce design collateral and website mock-ups for use in client pitches
  • Work with a team of UX designers to ensure all designs deliver great user experience
  • Ensure every design produced, whether it’s a banner or new website template, delivers an effective experience across desktop, mobile and tablet
  • Liaise with clients to collect briefs and ensure all work produced meets their standards
  • Oversee the design of all mobile apps


Key Skills/Experience:

  • Expert with the Adobe Creative Suite
  • Minimum of five years of experience working in the digital sector
  • Excellent HTML5 and CSS3 knowledge
  • Experience of managing multiple projects simultaneously
  • Strong team management skills
  • A good understanding of UX/UI
  • Agency experience highly desirable
  • Experience of responsive and mobile design
  • Knowledge of PHP would be a definite bonus
  • An extensive portfolio which demonstrates your professional experience with responsive design, typography, UX/UI design and your creativity