Who We Are
We, at OnlineWebDesignDegree.com, aim to create the most complete, reliable and useful resource for students interested in studying web design at any degree or certificate level. Our site has all of the information you need to help you determine if you should study web design, from the facts regarding web design education to personal anecdotes, and advice about working as a web design professional.
Our site is anchored around a complete and honest expert discussion regarding web design. Through this dialogue, our resident expert, Desiree Scales, aims to methodically and thoroughly answer any and all questions you may have regarding the study of web design. She carefully brings light to the issues you should be aware of before you decide to pursue a degree or certificate in web design. By doing so, Desiree Scales helps ensure that if you decide to study web design, you will know exactly what to expect. A Question & Answers database is maintained by Desiree Scales in order to add to the conversation on web design.
We also have created an original test to help evaluate your aptitude for a career in web design. Our test is particularly set up to help you evaluate your strengths and weakness as they relate to an web design education and the attributes necessary for a successful web design career.
Our site also features 4 web design student, professor and professional interviews. Through these interviews, our goal is to provide you with an insider’s look at both web design education and web design jobs. The information you will glean from these interviews is invaluable. We even have a special video interview with Dave Robb, a web designer, who shares with you experiences and valuable advice based on his personal educational and career journey.
A native of Chicago, Desiree Scales earned a bachelors degree in public relations journalism from Northern Illinois University. In 1998, she founded Bella Web Design, Inc.; she currently serves as CEO of the Atlanta-based company, which has helped more than 800 companies in over six different countries build brand visibility through stronger online presence. She is also an on-call expert for CBS News in Atlanta, FOX News and NBC. The company’s specialties include compelling website design, web hosting, email marketing and social media consulting. In 2011, the company earned a prestigious Webby Award.