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Industrial Designers

Other titles : industrial designer, industrial products designer, product designer

Details

Description :

Industrial designers conceptualize and produce designs for manufactured products. They are employed by manufacturing industries and private design firms or they may be self-employed.

Main duties :

  • consult with client, engineers or production specialists to establish product requirements;
  • analyze the intended use of product and user preferences;
  • conduct research into cost, properties of production materials and methods of production;
  • prepare design concepts, sketches or models for approval;
  • prepare manufacturing drawings, specifications and guidelines for production and construct prototype of design;
  • consult with engineers and production staff during manufacturing stage.

Regions where this career
has the best propspects:

  • Laurentides
  • Chaudière-Appalaches
  • Montérégie
  • Estrie
  • Lanaudière
  • Centre-du-Québec
  • Capitale-Nationale
  • Laval

Training

Diploma of College Studies (DCS)

 

Industrial Design Techniques

Program lenght : 3 years

Program Objectives

At the end of the program, the student will be more specific in measurement within the framework of a process of resolution of problems, able to include/understand the constraints inherent in the accomplishment of a project; able to gather the relevant data (market surveys, materials, manufactoring processes); able to take part in the development of the concept and the product and in the modification of existing products; able to carry out drawings for presentations; to work out models, prototypes and assemblies; able to develop and produce technical drawings and estimates in design (drawings of sets, subsets, details).

Educational organizations offering the program