1 Occupation: designer – from a graphic artist to a product manager
The term ‘design’ has become broad but also ambiguous. In order to write about a designer’s profession, one should attempt to define what it is we are talking about. Another “variable” is the scope of an industrial design. Such basic findings are prerequisite to considering the constant features of this occupation, among which one typically counts the essentials of a design process: definition, research, designing and verification. The significance of teamwork must not be neglected either. And finally the future – is it possible to forecast the development of a designer’s profession under current circumstances?
Keywords: industrial design, design process, designer’s job description, interdisciplinary team, service and product