Product design is the process of creating new products and items from scratch or working on improvements to existing ones. Items can include everything from electronics, domestic appliances and machinery to company brands and web apps. Increasingly, product designers are also involved in how businesses offer their services to the public.

If you can mix your creative skills with a logical approach, this job might suit you well.

In this career you'll need good technical skills in model making and computer aided design, along with the ability to manage projects. You will normally need a relevant design or engineering qualification at foundation degree, HND or degree level to work in this field.