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Industrial designers work from a variety of design briefs to create design solutions for new products which should be innovative, practical and suitable for manufacturing.
Responsibilities of the job include:
-Consultation with managers & clients about design requirements.
-Negotiate contracts, budgets & timescales.
-Investigation of appropriate materials and production processes.
-Testing of designs through models, prototypes, specialist software and CAD technology.
-Liaise with sales, marketing and production sections.
-Present designs, samples and final work to customers for evaluation.
Working as a freelance industrial designer is possible, although this can be very hard to become established. You would require a large portfolio of clients and contacts.
Typical Industrial Design Employers:
-Commercial & Industrial Manufacturers.
-Domestic product manufacturers.
-Point of sale designers.
Most industrial designers possess arts, design or product design degrees. Postgraduate qualifications can be helpful for graduates from other relevant disciplines and for job opportunities within specialise market sectors. Gaining experience through work experience placements, industrial placements and design competitions in your final year at university is highly advantageous.
Key Skills of an Industrial Designer include:
- Good visual and spacial awareness.
- Well-developed technical and creative skills.
- Commercial awareness.
- IT skills and good understanding of CAD.
- Communication and interpersonal skills.
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