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Why Design as Career?
Transforming skills into careers

Design is the buzzword across divergent industries. It is the most significant feature of any utility product, technology, clothing, cosmetics or any other accessories. It does not matter how much investment you have made in your advertising and promotional activities if your product is not efficiently and effectively designed to grab the attention of the end user. Constant innovation and transformation in design has become all the more important in view of the changing tastes and preferences of consumers.

There are endless opportunities in the design career for students as scores of sectors are in great need for extremely skilful, innovative and motivated professionals. Manufacturing, automobiles, engineering, IT, fashion, advertisement, entertainment, interior decoration, FMCG and architecture are among a plethora of sectors where designers are most sought-after professionals. So, a career in design promises enormous scopes and prospects for talented and capable individuals with pioneering ideas.

There are a good number of career choices for designers. They can be employed by manufacturing establishments, large corporations or design firms. Even the Government of India recruits a large number of designers. Designers can also freelance or start their own venture. You can also choose to become a teacher in design school and university. As a teacher and faculty you have the option to continue to provide consultation or operate small design studios to complement the classroom teaching.

Designers can lend a helping hand in nurturing design talents in the country. They can take up the role of an instructor in a design school and university. There are various coaching centres for design entrance exams (CEED, NEED, GATE, etc.) running in different parts of the country. You can help to build up wannabe designers in those centres for an attractive fee. Simultaneously, you can set up your own design studio to widen your income opportunities. As said earlier, designers are in great demand in a large number of fields. So, they can choose any one of the following fields for their profession:

Career in Design

Design; be it of products of necessity, technology, beauty or any other accessories is rapidly going through a phase of change and innovation due to the increasing consumer demand of preferred utility and comfort. Opportunities in design profession galore for students as there are hundreds of sectors which need highly skilled and innovative professionals. Engineering, Manufacturing, Automobiles, Fashion, Entertainment, Advertising, Interior Designing, Food, IT, Architecture, Education, Tourism Sector and Corporate Industry are some of the sectors where designers are in great demand. The career in design holds immense scope and potential for skilled and talented individuals with innovative ideas.

Careers in design are not just restricted to graphics, product, or interior designing but also in the fields like film making, commercial artist, town planning, fine arts, advertising and architecture. There is good scope for the jobs in design India.

Area of Work

Fashion, Textile & Apparel Design
  • Fashion Design
  • Textile Design
  • Leather Design
  • Accessory Design
  • Knitwear Design
  • Fashion Communication
  • Apparel Production
  • Apparel Design and Merchandising
  • Lifestyle Accessory Design
Industrial Design
  • Product Design
  • Furniture and Interior Design
  • Ceramic and Glass Design
  • Transportation and automobile Design
  • Toy and Game Design
  • Architecture
  • Civil Construction
Communication Design
  • Graphic Design
  • Animation Design
  • Film and Video Communication
  • Exhibition Design
  • Photography Design

Designers are regarded as the most creative persons in the world. You have to coordinate a number of skills coupled with your innovative ideas to come up with a trendsetting product. Opportunities in the design sector are aplenty. All you need is to update your skills from time to time and exercise your brain to churn out fresh ideas. Your surroundings are full of ideas. Just keep your eyes wide open to catch them at the first instant.