How Much Coding Should Designers KnowJul 06, 2021 4263 seen
Now we live in a time when designers force themselves to become unicorns. Start a podcast. Become a "thought leader", whatever it is. To stand out in a saturated market, designers must broaden their skill set. One of the most sought-after talents in programming. A huge part of the design community is arguing over whether designers should write code. Some choose to look for unicorns that can do both, while others claim they don't exist or are just getting in the way.
Many designers think that designers and developers should collaborate, but each discipline should stick to what they know. Many developers view designers who write code as a threat, while others see them as welcome employees who have learned to speak their language.
The Benefits of Knowing Basic HTML/CSS
UX Designers Do Not Have To Code
For designers, the pressure of the code has decreased. The design field has matured. UX recruitment continues to grow. Salaries for designers remain stable. And design has finally taken its place at the proverbial table. Companies now understand that customer focus is a competitive advantage. This understanding has been reflected in companies investing more in UX design. Verdict: UX designers don't need to code. This can be a competitive advantage, but it is far from necessary.