I know that some of you will not agree with my position about Engineering students getting a Master in Transportation Design and feeling ready for a car design job. As you know I do not believe it is the right school career plan to become car designers.
Of course, we have several exceptions, great designers that come from Engineering and Architecture universities and some of them are today in important design studios. Flavio Manzoni VP Design at Ferrari Design is a very well known example, brilliant designer coming from an Italian Architecture university
However, those cases are really few. They are exceptions, to become designers or car designers you need a Design school Bachelor.
To become a car designer means to find the right design school (here a list) and follow specific types of courses. It is not just about going to a University, it is about a particular method and way of thinking.
The Car Design Portfolio is a hot topic in Design education, and during my last LIVE CHAT on my YouTube channel I talked about it. The objective in this video lecture is to give lots of advices and tips to you so that you remain concentrated on the key factors to make a professional portfolio.
We must keep in mind that quality and creativity are the most important aspects of any portfolio, with quality I also mean skills.
How many mistakes should we be aware of? Many, and in this video I explain how to avoid some of them.
I started a series of LIVECHAT on my YouTube channel to talk about several topics regarding our beloved Car Design world, here the last video about the Digital Modeler and the strategic role he/she can have in a design team.
Often we talk about designers and not about other key roles in a Design team. For sure, the Digital Modeler is a very strategic one necessary in any Design Process.
Enjoy and if you wish write your questions or comments.
Car Designer profession is a very fascinating one, I am not writing it because I am a designer, but because it really is. It is about a creative job around the automobile, so it is about art and passion, love and sacrifice.
How to do to become car designers? This is a frequently asked question often I receive from many people every month via my Facebook page and other socials like Instagram. For thi reason I decide to write an article about it on Hubpages and to read it please click: How to do to become a car designer.
When we talk about Car Design we often talk about designers and their Hollywood life style (which is not really true).
However, there are several other professional roles in car design that are very important such as the Clay Modeler. What does it mean modeling cars? How important is this professional figure in a design team?
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