How do you pursue a Career in Designing?


I am very curious about a Career in Designing. Almost everyone seems to be talking about How to start a Career in Designing, while I want to first develop an understanding of What is a Career in Designing. In my quest to learn more about a Career in Designing, I found this amazing page:

Akshita Gandhi's perspective!

Akshita Gandhi invested 44 years & 5 months in Designing. Akshita Gandhi has worked in Designing as Designer in Jungli Murgi. In Akshita Gandhi's own words, this is how Akshita Gandhi got into Designing: "I am a Graduate in Accessory Design in NIFT, New Delhi. I worked with Casa Paradox and Proform as a designer for some time. I then went on to do Masters in Product Design from IED, Milan. I work as a Freelance Designer under the brand name Jungli Murgi." I wanted to know more about Akshita Gandhi and found this profile:

Career Video on Designing

In a video, Akshita Gandhi has talked about various aspects of a Career in Designing. Akshita Gandhi started by explaining Designing as: "Designing is the creation of a plan or convention for the construction of an object, system or measurable human interaction as in architectural blueprints, engineering drawings, business processes, circuit diagrams, and sewing patterns." The video gave me so much food for thought.

I found the video unique because it talked about Education in terms of things which can be learnt from books, to excel at a Career in Designing and not as a list of Qualifications, which one needs to get into Designing. Akshita Gandhi touches upon these in the Education section of the Video:
  • Art & Design History
  • Fashion Blogs & Magazines
  • Trend Forecasting
  • Art Material
  • Production Technology
Skills are the most important factor determining success in a particular Career.
Akshita Gandhi then explains why these Skills are essential for a Career in Designing:
  • Drawing
  • Computer Software Skills
  • Attention to Detail
  • Problem Solving
  • Innovative Thinking
It is important to get an understanding of the Positives of this Career.
Akshita Gandhi believes that the following are some of the Positives of a Career in Designing:
  • Dynamic
  • Creativity
  • Recognition
There are a few Challenges in this Career which one needs to be cognizant of.
And, Akshita Gandhi believes that one needs to prepare for following Challenges of a Career in Designing:
  • Competition
  • Client Expectations
  • Fear of Being Copied

In the final section of the video Akshita Gandhi talks about How a day goes in a Career in Designing. This video is by far the best video on a Career in Designing, that I have ever come across. To see the full Talk, one needs to install the LifePage Career Talks App. Here is a direct deep link of the Video:

Career Counseling 2.0

This video on a Career in Designing was an eye opener and it got me very interested to learn more about the LifePage platform. You can engage in Career Planning using LifePage. LifePage is the world’s most evolved Career Platform. You can use LifePage to find your Career Objective. LifePage also offers the most comprehensive Career Planning process. You can use LifePage to explore more than a thousand Career Options. LifePage has the most exhaustive Career List. It is truly Career Counseling 2.0 LifePage is Career Counseling 2.0 - while most platforms continue to use age old psychometric tests to identify hidden skills and interests of individuals. LifePage has turned the tables completely with an Awareness based approach. Read about them on:

Similar Career List on LifePage

I continued with my research on LifePage and thoroughly studied these links to gain more perspective:
  • Career in Jewellery Designing
    [Owner | Chitih Sparkling Gems]

  • Career in Wood Product Design
    [Designer | Wood Be Lovely, Dehradun]

  • Career in Design Management
    [Dean, Faculty of Architecture | DIT University]

  • Career in Packaging Design
    [VP Business Development | Zen Design Solutions Limited]

  • Career in Design Consulting
    [Design Consultant | Various Creative Assignments]

  • Career in Teaching Design Foundations
    [Co-Ordinator SLA | National Institute of Design]

  • Career in Jewellery Designing
    [Designer | Ritamvara Jewels]

  • Career in Design Education
    [Founder | JUG MUG Studio]

  • Career in Toy & Game Designing
    [Co-founder & CEO | Mind Edutainment]

Information about other Career Options

The more one learns about Careers the better one is equipped to take a good decision, explore these:

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