Commercial and Industrial Designers :

Develop and design manufactured products, such as cars, home appliances, and children's toys. Combine artistic talent with research on product use, marketing, and materials to create the most functional and appealing product design.


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About the Job


Indiana Average Salary $63,700.00
Average Time to Fill 54 days
Typical Education Bachelor's Degree
Typical Experience None
10 Year Projected Openings (2016-2026) 849
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2016-2026) 10.75 %

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Skills Profile


Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Critical Thinking
Creativity
Attention to Detail
Information Gathering
Decision-making
Integrity
Oral Communication
Adaptability
Organization
Technology and Tool Usage
Leadership
Problem-solving

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Thinking Creatively

Fabricate model or mold for jewelry, silverware or related products
Implement special lighting or sound effects
Draw subject or item sketches
Prepare artwork for camera or press
Design interior space to meet customer specifications
Design office layout
Draw design, letter, or line graphics or illustrations
Design merchandise or product displays
Develop graphic designs or models
Develop graphic art
Design advertising layout
Produce artistic crafts


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Booster Skills & Certifications

Job Seekers possessing booster skills & certifications, such as those listed below, added to core skills are more marketable, harder to find and expensive to hire.

Hard to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be hard to fill. These skills and certifications make a job seeker more in demand because the skills are not widely available.

Expensive to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be expensive to fill. Job seekers with these skills and certifications are likely to earn more money.

Skill or Certification Certi - fication Hard to Fill Expensive to Fill
Project Management
Prototyping
3D Modeling/ Design
Visual Design
Process Design
Customer Service
Sketching



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