Looking for Industrial Designer to Discuss Career

Hello,

I am looking to get my second Bachelor’s degree and I am trying to decide between engineering and industrial design.I thought one of the good ways to make a decision was to see what either do on a day to day basis. I just wanted to see if someone could explain to me what they do each day so I can get a better understanding of this career.

Thanks. :slight_smile:

Good idea to ask Sleepereffect. While it differs from position to position, person to person, industry to industry, a typical few months of industrial designer might include spending time talking to end users and doing market research to identify needs, opportunities and develop insights, concept sketching various solutions, making physical proof of concept mock ups, developing refined and visually impactful design concepts, building CAD models, developing specification packages with engineering, working with factory vendors as the design refined for production…