Summary Industrial Designer near Edmonton (AB)
Find key facts and figures about working as an industrial designer. The following information is applicable to all Industrial designers (NOC 22211).
Note: Some information in this job profile is based on the 2016 version of the National Occupational Classification (NOC).
Industrial designers conceptualize and produce designs for manufactured products. They are employed by manufacturing industries and private design firms or they may be self-employed.
College or apprenticeship
This occupation usually requires a college diploma (community college, institute of technology or CÉGEP), an apprenticeship training of 2 or more years, or experience working in a supervisory occupation.
Median wage in Alberta
The job prospects are fair in the Edmonton Region
advertised near Edmonton (AB)
- Consult with client, engineers or production specialists to establish product requirements
- Conduct research into cost, properties of production materials and methods of production
- Read and interpret blueprints
- Computer-aided design (CAD)
- Prepare manufacturing drawings, specifications and guidelines for production and construct prototype of design
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