Careers in industrial design

Become a product designer. Become a toy designer. Become a user experience designer. The art of industrial design lies in analyzing people's interactions with the objects around them, and devising new ways to make human environments functionally superior, aesthetically pleasing and more enjoyable. Industrial designers seek elegant solutions to complex challenges in usability — and with a degree from SCAD, you can join them.

Launch your career as a professional:

  • Product designer
  • Toy designer
  • User experience designer

And get recruited and hired by the best of the best:

  • Williams-Sonoma
  • Core77
  • Abercrombie and Fitch

Start on the path to success

At SCAD, you’ll learn to flourish in an industry that is integral to every aspect of product design, from initial concept to final creation. Alumnus Michael Mack discusses how his time as an industrial design student at SCAD gave him the perspective and precision he needed to launch his own line of handmade shoes.

Industrial design student creating prototype with 3D printer

SCAD will see you to success

We support our students both within the classroom and beyond. As part of that effort, the SCAD office of career and alumni success offers students and graduates an array of career-building services, including:

  • Résumé development
  • Portfolio building
  • Mock interviews
  • Self-promotion
  • Assistance finding internships and employment opportunities

With professional guidance and one-on-one advising, SCAD will help you kick-start your creative career.

Take the next step

Begin your career in industrial design with a B.F.A., M.A. or M.F.A. from SCAD, available at our Atlanta and Savannah locations.

  - Atlanta    - Savannah