CIW Web Design Specialist
CIW Web Design Specialist
Exam ID: 1D0-520
Number of Questions: 70
Passing Score: 70%
Time Limit: 75 minutes
Web Design Specialist (CS6)
(Formerly CIW Site Designer)
Average Salary: $70,124
Note: This program is retired, effective December 31st, 2021. Certifications previously awarded in this program will remain valid. No further credentials will be issued. For more information visit our Exam Retirement web page.
The CIW Web Design Specialist course is for the individual who wants to develop the skills necessary to specialize in Web site design. In this course, you will build upon your basic Web authoring skills to learn the essentials and best practices of Web design, including design theory, tools and technologies.
Students with little or no background in Web design should consider starting with the CIW Site Development Foundations course to learn the basics of Web site authoring and development.
The CIW Web Design Specialist course prepares candidates to take the CIW Web Design Specialist exam, which, if passed, earns the individual the CIW Web Design Specialist certification. Candidates who also earn the CIW E-Commerce Specialist certification earn the advanced CIW Web Design Professional certification.
Average Salary - $70,124 for Web Design Specialist
*The courseware is not required to sit for the certification exam.
The 2015 annual mean salary of an IT professional who has been awarded the CIW Web Design Specialist certification is $70,124. This salary was calculated based on the 14,000+ IT professionals who responded to the 2016 IT Skills and Salary survey that was conducted by Global Knowledge in September of 2015.
- Web designers
- Internet consultants
- IT professionals
- Marketing professionals
- Web and graphic artists
- Business professionals
- Web site development essentials, including the site development process, customer expectations, and ethical and legal issues in Web development.
- Web design elements, including aesthetics, the site user's experience, navigation, usability and accessibility.
- Basic Web technologies, including Hypertext Markup Language [HTML], Extensible HTML [XHTML] and extended technologies, image files, GUI site development applications, and site publishing and maintenance.
- Advanced Web technologies, including multimedia and plug-in technologies, client-side and server-side technologies, and Web databases.
- Popular production tools, including Microsoft Expression Web, and Adobe Dreamweaver, Fireworks and Flash.
- Current issues in Web design, including the extensibility of design tools, compatibility of these tools, open-source applications and the functionality of current Web browsers.