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Designing your future

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The must have skills of great designers for the 21st century - when good-enough is never good enough

The must have skills of great designers for the 21st century - when good-enough is never good enough

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  • 1. Designing Your Future must-have skills of great designers (when good-enough is never good enough) Presented by: Timothy Chan, Director First Media Design SchoolNurturing Tomorrow’s DesignPreneurs
  • 2. Tim Chan DirectorFirst Media Design School
  • 3. • The changing marketplace (from price driven to design driven) 3Key Points • The changing needs of employers (from designers to designpreneurs) • The must-have skills of designers (from skill-based to whole brain education)Nurturing Tomorrow’s DesignPreneurs
  • 4. • The changing marketplace (from price driven to design driven) 3Key Points • The changing needs of employers (from designers to designpreneurs) • The must-have skills of designers (from skill-based to whole brain education)Nurturing Tomorrow’s DesignPreneurs
  • 5. Knowledge is Power
  • 6. • The changing marketplace (from price driven to design driven) 3Key Points • The changing needs of employers (from designers to designpreneurs) • The must-have skills of designers (from skill-based to whole brain education)Nurturing Tomorrow’s DesignPreneurs
  • 7. changing roles of design(ers)
  • 8. Access to safe drinking water
  • 9. Design an electric bicycle to inspire everyday riding
  • 10. A reconfigurable seat that complements the way students learn
  • 11. Brand strategy for a iconicfootwear to accessories
  • 12. Shift focus for a majorwomens clothing brand
  • 13. Re-designing thebrand experiences
  • 14. Redefining the intimate apparel shopping experience
  • 15. Empowering children to make their own one-of-a-kind stuffed toys.
  • 16. An interactive, visual media-sharing application for BlackBerry
  • 17. A holistic, color-based guide to healthful eating.
  • 18. Using arts and new media to fight AIDS in Africa
  • 19. 100 Most Inspiring Real Women Cozycot – 2011
  • 20. 21st Century Conceptual Age (Concepts Workers) 20th Century Information Age (Knowledge Workers) 19th Century Industrial Age (Factory Workers)18th Century Agricultural Age (Farm Workers)
  • 21. “Design is not just what itlooks like and feels like.Design is how it works.”
  • 22. design-aware or beware
  • 23. … doesn’t happen byaccident.Success is by design
  • 24. • The changing marketplace (from price driven to design driven) 3Key Points • The changing needs of employers (from designers to designpreneurs) • The must-have skills of designers (from skill-based to whole brain education)Nurturing Tomorrow’s DesignPreneurs
  • 25. • Multi-disciplinary (holistic, systematic, critical) Tomorrows designpreneurs • Multi-dimensional(whole brain designers) (left brain + right brain) • Multi-functional (designer, manager, leader)Nurturing Tomorrow’s DesignPreneurs
  • 26. The vertical part of the "T" as your core talent and the horizontal line as reflecting your interests and your curiosity in involving diverse partnersNurturing Tomorrow’s DesignPreneurs
  • 27. An example: A Whole Brain approach todesign education
  • 28. Design Aptitude Test
  • 29. Herman Whole Brain Test
  • 30. Multi-dimensional Thinking Design Thinking®First Media Design School
  • 31. Design Competency CREATIVE CONCEPT SKILL Enhance mind mapping; Unleash creative thinking and creative conceptual skills‘LIVE’ PROJECT SOFTWARE EXPOSURE You as EXECUTION SKILLUndertake design projects; Plan and execute with Designer Proficiency in design professional standard. operating software skill.
  • 32. Management Competency PERSONAL MANAGEMENT Acknowledge and understand individual management styles; Build and develop personal style through teamwork & development. STUDIO PROCESSBRAND/BUSINESS You as a MANAGEMENT MANAGEMENT Plan, build and execute Manager Develop processes and implement systems to ensure quality operation in the studio. brand/business successfully.
  • 33. DesignPreneur Competency ENTREPRENEUR SKILL Analyse and evaluate growth opportunities; Conceptualise and develop commercially viable ideas.ORGANISATIONAL LEADERSHIP SKILL You as a SKILL Build business structure, Manage and motivate humancorporate philosophies; Imbue corporate vision into the Designpreneur resources; develop sustainable work culture. Nurture and business system. influence team spirit.
  • 34. To Be Who They Want To BeSoft Skills Hard Skills Business Communication Office Managerial Skills Administration Skill Improving Sales & Leadership BusinessPersonality & Marketing Skills Skill Characters Skill Design Interaction Accounting Knowledge Skill Skill & Competency
  • 35. empathy experiment curiosity adaptivepositive values spirit of enterprise
  • 36. Career & Life Planning Chart Golden Years Working Years 51 - 75 yearsEducation Years 26 - 50 years 0 - 25 years Life Expectancy Average 75 years
  • 37. Always Start with the End in Mind (Set Goals)
  • 38. Chart Personal Progress
  • 39. PersonalReflections
  • 40. Breadth ofknowledge & skills Depth of Expertise
  • 41. • It’s never a better time to be a designer (the world is yours) • Companies now need people with In Closing: empathy, emotions and a keen eye with a heart to connect • A Right-Left brainers has a true competitive advantage in the new conceptual economyNurturing Tomorrow’s DesignPreneurs
  • 42. Something you can take away:Nurturing Tomorrow’s DesignPreneurs
  • 43. Thank You Questions?Nurturing Tomorrow’s DesignPreneurs