A career in designing is for those who are creative and are looking for not just jobs but a sense of fulfillment. Designing itself categorize as Unconventional career choice for many. A Career in design in our country is less thought off or sought. Precisely, because it was not even thought as a career. However, times are changing designing is competing with conventional careers and in some cases offering a good salary with ease of working.
If you have knack of picking up or seeing creativity in and around your environment. Then you should forge a career ahead in the designing. Many people when it comes to designing are either associated with interior designing or fashion designing. However, there are many careers in designing some being unconventional and usually never thought off.
The article will be covering those fields of designing, other than the conventional which are footwear, fashion and interior designing.
Top Unconventional careers in designing
Become a children’s story book or comic book illustrator,
A sub field of graphic designing, here you are required to produce illustrations particularly for children up to primary level. So, you have to keep in mind factors such as target group requirement, ease of understanding and many suitability.
You would be creating workbooks and comic illustrations. Some of the examples would be fables and parables. These would consist of short stories with vivid drawings and art works.
UI (User Interface) designer is the person who is in charge of making client’s user interface experience a wonderful one. In other words they help in making a website or an app experience better. A user/ client visiting website might navigate from page to page. UI designer is responsible for making navigation easier.
The good UI design would mean color, spacing of buttons, design elements, and pattern is good. Usually to acquire this skill one would have to go through a specialization course in UI design.
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Video Game Artists,
If you love video games and designing then this is the career you should aim for. Video Game artists are responsible for aesthetics, designing/drawing characters and environment, colors, shapes and themes etc. They use software and applications to create 3D art or animations
They use pencil, ink and oil paint to create illustrations for artwork. In many cases use software to create 3D images. Above all you should have a good understanding of characters, story line, and demand.
A profession in Jewelry design would require one to work with precious stones, diamonds and gems. A Jewelry designer creates designs which help in catering to the demand of the rich. That is to say a jewelry designer creates design. Usually pendants, necklaces, earrings, and other jewelry.
A person would require the understanding of texture, pattern, chemical composition of stones, shafting and other relevant things which are required.
In addition such jobs require a course and certifications in Jewelry design
In the age of start ups, many companies are in requirement of marketing their product. For marketing, one of the most important tasks is to have Logo, logo helps in creating brand imaging and marketing. In addition logo helps in identification of company and its products
Many companies hire Logo designers for making and designing their logos. Subsequently, Logos are usually protected by trademarks. This essentially means that every company shall have unique logo.
As the name suggests it pertains to designing of Industrial products. These products require an understanding of concept, creating prototypes, safety and appearance. Industrial designers work on creating medical equipment to home appliances to computers and smartphones. Basically they are a necessary requirement in manufacturing process.
Such jobs are part of technical jobs pays handsomely in many cases. Most importantly, it requires the understanding of machine drawing.
So, here were some unconventional jobs in designing field.