As being said “Design is not just what it looks like and feels like, Design is how it works” and it no more comes under “Hobby”, it’s a serious career choice now.
Design is “Intelligence made visual”. Career in design have a vast scope and there is an evergreen demand for people who are artistic and equipped with techniques of the designing world.
Gone are the days when a designer just represented single community known as “fashion designers “.Design in the modern era range from Graphic Design, UI/UX design, Communication Design Web design, Interior Design, Textile Design, Automobile Design to Apparel Design and the list is, to be continued.
Every establishment whether small or big have a dedicated design team. Not only this is one amongst the highest paying job but it’s really rewarding and self-satisfying as you see your ideas and imagination coming alive. Design and technology are working together to create masterpieces.
In this article I will let you forget the traditional design courses and take you in depth to explore the top 6 new age Trending and in-demand career options in Design
- Motion Graphic Designer
Motion graphic design is a subset of Graphic design that uses Graphic design skills and principles through the use of animation. To put it simply, Motion graphic designer create graphics or artwork that is in motion. Motion graphic designing or motion designing is a new face of the technology enabled design industry. These designers use visual effects, animation and other cinematic techniques to bring life to their creations.
They creates live video content, graphics, and animation for handheld electronic devices, web programs, video games, and for smartphones and mobile platforms, including apps and the demand for motion graphics is mainly because of its ability to clarify a concept and visualize in the most aesthetically pleasing manner.
So give motion to your creativity and be a part of this creative design field.
- UI and UX Designer
UI or User Interface is the graphical layout of an application. UI designer deals with the user’s visual experience. They’re concerned with aesthetics. They make sure the application’s interface is attractive, visually-stimulating and themed appropriately to match the purpose. It consists of the buttons users click on, the text they read, the images, sliders and all the rest of the items the user interacts with.
UX or User Experience deals with the smooth interaction between the user with the products or services. Simply, they design how the interface works. UX designers work to improve a product’s usability, accessibility, and users’ pleasant interaction with the product, with a goal of maximizing customer satisfaction.
- Product Designer
Product Design involves designing or creating products that will be used by consumers. Just about every object you encounter in daily life is the work of a product designer—from staplers and dining chairs to pens and electronics and product designers are concerned with both the aesthetics and functionality of a product.
Animators create special effects and other animations for everything from advertisements to video games. An Animator designs images and turns them into frames and then they uses some software tools to create an illusion of movement. These movements are what we refer to as animation.
A career in Animation involves extensive drawing and a good knowledge of creative technology.
- Game Designer
With an estimated 2.5 billion gamers worldwide, the gaming industry is strong and continues to grow year on year. Game design is an exciting, rewarding and multi-faceted field with promising job prospects. A game designer is responsible for bringing game to life. Game designing includes designing the structure for the game, its setting and its layout. Duty of a game designer is to build levels, characters, puzzles, animation and art.
- VFX Artist
A VFX or Visual Effects Artist uses special effects to combine live action video footage with Computer Generated Imagery (CGI) creating impossible worlds and scenes in every form of media that we use. Every monster, fairy, ogre, space battle, and more are the works of visual effects artists. They use their software to create 3D motion graphics, particle effects, lighting, animation, and more. VFX has a bright future in India owing to other countries outsourcing their visual effects projects to us. This creates plenty of job opportunities and the careers is highly rewarding as well.
So Design your career well!!
Hope this article will redesign your thought about design as a career.
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