Career Options in Design

The study of Design combines an understanding of human needs and desires, forming creative solutions, prototyping and developing artefacts and evaluating their impact and effectiveness in society. It comprises a well-balanced combination of analytical, technological and creative abilities.

As a Bachelor of Design graduate you will have the capability to articulate effective design solutions in the contemporary technological context. You will have a solid understanding of design methods and theories together with advanced technical skills.

Career Opportunities

  • 3D Modelling
  • Advertising Systems Design
  • Animation
  • Brand Identity
  • Computer Games
  • Computer Illustration
  • Digital Graphic Effects
  • Digital Typography
  • Interactive Media
  • Time-Based Media
  • Typographic Design
  • Web Design
  • Web Media


Read about where studying Design has taken some of our recent graduates. Read more.

Careers Office

The University of Waikato Careers Office has a wide variety of resources available for students, from job hunting tools to current vacancies. Check out their website for an extensive collection of careers related information and Internet based employment resources.