Product designers decide the way many everyday items look and work. Examples include items for household use such as mobile phones and domestic appliances or larger products such as cars.
In this job you will need to be able to use drawings, 3-D models and computer-aided designs. You will also need to be able to plan a project through several stages, working out prices and budgets.
To get into this job you will usually need to have a relevant qualification at degree, foundation degree or BTEC HND level. The subject could be in product design, or a more general design qualification that offers product design as an option.