Happy Designer in Malaysia, I have plenty on web design knowledge.
There are a number of entry routes into web design. A formal qualification is not always necessary as some employers value creativity and experience. However, larger employers who offer graduate training schemes may require a related degree at either undergraduate or postgraduate level.
Responsibilities of the job include:
creating website designs
producing sample sites
meeting with clients to discuss requirements and/or project progress
demonstrating and receiving feedback about draft sites
keeping up to date with recent technological and software developments
creating products that are user-friendly, effective and appealing
digital retouching and image editing
working as part of a multidisciplinary team