The 5 Most In-Demand Design Careers

Wiztoonz Amd

Design is everywhere — from the clothes we wear to the apps we use, from the cars we drive to the chairs we sit on. A designer has the power to shape the world in which we live. There’s no place quite like the design industry. It’s where creativity and technology meet and where innovation thrives. Here we take a look at the top 5 most in-demand design careers at present globally:

1. UX Designer

UX Design is an incredibly competitive field of Design. User experience designers are at the heart of the customer experience, and companies heavily invest in these roles. Without careful consideration of a product’s UX, Brands may risk losing a ton of business. UX Designers’ need isn’t going away anytime soon, and in fact, they are paid heavily.

2. Graphic Designer

Graphic design is the second most desired design skill that teams are currently looking to hire. Strong visual communication is needed now more than ever for brands in the tech space, whether for social media, marketing collateral, print, brand identity work etc.

3. Motion Designer

Motion designers are in high demand. Whatever design skill you specialize in, motion design can be applied to nearly all types of Design—from web interactions, UI animations to bringing static illustrations or branding to life. Multimedia artists are in high demand, and the need for this role to continue growing.

4. Product Designer

The most coveted role that design teams are currently looking to hire is product designers. Brands understand now more than ever how the success of their business is strongly correlated to the quality of their product design.

5. Illustrator

Now illustrations are not restricted to print alone. With the growing DIGITAL age, illustration has slowly begun to expand into many fields. Brands started understanding the value that custom illustration can bring to their business.