The two jobs appear to be interchangeable on the surface, but they really are different.

Web Designers and Web Developers are often confused for being one and the same thing, but as the following infographic demonstrates, they really are quite different, and utilise a different mindset, as well as skill set.

This infographic will help you decide which you are most suitable to be based upon the type of person you are. Of course it’s possible to be both and that’s something that I’m still constantly striving to become myself.

So the next time someone asks you what you do for a living, ask yourself if you’re a web designer or a web developer.

If you want to find out about job titles within the web design industry, Chris Coyier wrote an excellent article that covers pretty much all of them.

Web Designer vs Web Developer