Web design is a relatively new industry, having been created with the advent of the internet and gaining popularity, in particular over the last ten years, as digital media has become a major part of many people's lives. A web designer designs websites, and it has become a huge part of the computers and technology industry as more and more people rely on the web for their communications, information, shopping, social life, and more. The demand for web designers has been growing as the internet grows and the industry is currently considered a good one with relation to job prospects and future growth.

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Jørgen Hookham is a Web Designer

Being able to make things for the web... Ah, what a delightful skill it is. Anyone can do it. Web design has one of the lowest entry costs of any hobby or profession in history, and the potential for what you can create is vast, even limitless.

As the world becomes familiar with the web, and more comfortable with digital interactions, we begin to see the potential of the web for practical applications. It's not for nerds anymore—it hasn't been for a long time (a "long time" in internet terms, that is.)

Think about how much simpler people's lives could become with the thoughtful application of the web. If that sounds good to you, then you might just be a web designer.

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