Product Designers use their design skills and technical knowledge to improve an existing product works and looks, and/or produces it at a lower cost. They may also be involved in designing new products.
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Flexibility and opportunities to work as a freelancer
Wide range of Products that you could work on, from shoes to couches to anything in between. This variety keeps the work interesting and fresh
A wide variety of consumer products are being re-imagined as smart devices / connected IoT (Internet of Things) devices, which indicates the demand for this industry will spike
Opportunities at any hub of innvovation from across the world, Singapore, Hong Kong, San Franciso (US), Israel
Competitive field with slower than average job growth (4% increase from 2012-2022)*
Budgets and deadlines may lead to high-stress situations*
Expected to know a wide variety of skills from Design, User Experience, Material Science, Human factors design
GOT WHAT IT TAKES?
Love sketching out different products from daily life
Enjoy modifying products to suit your needs better
Interesting Facts about the career
The Father of Industrial Design: Raymond Loewy
Raymond Loewy was named the father of design in the 20th century because, during his life, he contributed many creative designs that shaped our lives during the 1980s. His designs did not only contribute to industrial design but extended to many other disciplines, including logo design and automotive design, and presented notable products during the ’80s, including the Coca-Cola contour bottle design, and logos for companies such as Shell, Exxon, TWA, and BP. He has been resolsible to design inventions like the first Fountain Soda dipenser, to a pencil sharpener and a locomotive train called the GG-1.