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046 Career100-Becoming an Industrial Designer- An Interview with Mike Jou

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Do you know what Industrial Designers do? What are their roles in modern society? Why is this career one of the Top 100 of the decade? Join us in today’s edition of The Career 100 Podcast with Mike Jou, our guest Industrial Designer, as he discusses important points about his career with Felicia Gopaul.


Mike Jou graduated from the College for Creative Studies in 1999 with a BFA in Industrial Design. Over the past 14Mike_Jou years, he has worked in, managed, and built both corporate and consultant design teams and their internal design processes. He had designed products for Comcast, Lear Corporation, General Motors, Axis Design, Clark Forklifts, Tonka, Ford, Homedics, ClearChannel, Dell. Mike’s varied experience ranges from leading the industrial design team responsible for the Chevrolet Volt and Corvette ZR1 engine compartments to creating the visual brand language for several consumer electronics product lines. As the Senior Industrial Designer at Comcast, he is working to bring a distinct look and interaction to the physical devices within the home entertainment and automation space.

Listen to what is in store for you in this edition of the Career 100 Podcast. Gather valuable information and learn more about:

– Mike’s personal and professional journey that led him to study and be successful in this field – Things that Industrial Designers deal with on a daily basis – Where he got his inspiration to study Industrial Design and the reasons why he pushed to pursue this as his long-term career – The suggested career path to becoming an Industrial Designer and its career progression – Why this is considered as one of the Top 100 Careers of the decade

Undoubtedly, Industrial Designers play a vital role in creating innovative designs that help improve society. Almost everything today are products of the creative minds of Industrial Designers. From simple toys that bring happiness to children, to medical equipment that can save lives, Industrial Designers spend a great deal of time, effort, and talent to develop smart designs and products that meet the needs of different consumers. If innovation and designing new technologies are among your interests, then becoming an Industrial Designer might be the career for you. Don’t miss this edition of the Career 100 Podcast.

If you want to know more about Mike Jou and his works, you can visit his online portfolio Mike Jou or view his profile at LinkedIn.

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