232312 Industrial Designer

ANZSCO Occupation Code: 
232312
ANZSCO Occupation Name: 
Industrial Designer
Skill Assessing Authority: 
Medium and Long-term Strategic Skills List: 
No
Short-term Skilled Occupation List: 
Yes
Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme: 
Yes
LMT Protected Occupation: 
No
ANZSCO Occupation Description: 

232312 INDUSTRIAL DESIGNER

Alternative Title:
Product Designer

Plans, designs, develops and documents industrial, commercial or consumer products for manufacture with particular emphasis on ergonomic (human) factors, marketing considerations and manufacturability, and prepares designs and specifications of products for mass or batch production.
Skill Level: 1
Specialisations:
Ceramic Designer
Furniture Designer
Glass Designer
Textile Designer

ANZSCO Skill Level: 
1

2323 Fashion, Industrial and Jewellery Designers

ANZSCO Unit Group Code: 
2323
ANZSCO Unit Group Name: 
Fashion, Industrial and Jewellery Designers
ANZSCO Unit Group Description: 

2323 FASHION, INDUSTRIAL AND JEWELLERY DESIGNERS

FASHION, INDUSTRIAL AND JEWELLERY DESIGNERS plan, design, develop and document products for manufacture and prepare designs and specifications of products for mass, batch and one-off production.
Indicative Skill Level:
In Australia and New Zealand:
Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. At least five years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualification. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).

Tasks Include:

determining the objectives and constraints of the design brief by consulting with clients and stakeholders
undertaking product research and analysing functional, commercial, cultural and aesthetic requirements
formulating design concepts for clothing, textiles, industrial, commercial and consumer products, and jewellery
preparing sketches, diagrams, illustrations, plans, samples and models to communicate design concepts
negotiating design solutions with clients, management, and sales and manufacturing staff
selecting, specifying and recommending functional and aesthetic materials, production methods and finishes for manufacture
detailing and documenting the selected design for production
preparing and commissioning prototypes and samples
supervising the preparation of patterns, programs and tooling, and the manufacture process

Avg. weekly earnings - males (May 2012): 
1 538.40
Avg. weekly earnings - females (May 2012): 
1 140.10
Avg. weekly earnings - persons (May 2012): 
1 376.80