Designer Skills you Need for your CV and Career in Engineering

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Designer Skills List in Engineering

Below we have compiled a list of the most popular skills for a Designer role. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Designer job descriptions they appeared on. For example, 40% of Designer job descriptions contained cad as a required skill.

Keywords / Skills

Popularity

cad
40%
design
40%
manufacturing
22%
designer
22%
autocad
22%
solidworks
18%
london
14%
carpentry
14%
interior design
14%
construction
14%
cabinetry
9%
cutting lists
9%
inventor
9%
joinery
9%
drawing
9%
engineering
9%
second fix
9%
sutton
9%
revit
9%
design engineer
9%
electrical
5%
graduate engineer
5%
software
5%
furniture
5%
audio visual
5%
engineer
5%
swansea
5%
cloud engineer
5%
production drawings
5%
av technician
5%
trainee cad technician
5%
platform engineer
5%
solid works
5%
pre-sales
5%
ammanford
5%
senior developer
5%
2d drawings
5%
3d printing
5%
software developer
5%
fire protection
5%
audio visual engineer
5%
concepts
5%
software engineer
5%
fire services
5%
audio visual technician
5%
av engineer
5%
mechanical designer
5%
graphic design
5%
hybrid
5%
packaging
5%
mechanical design engineer
5%
fdm
5%
trades
5%
3d cad
5%
vectorworks
5%
cad design engineer
5%
innovation
5%
bench joiner
5%
engineering design
5%
3d cad design
5%
ross-on-wye
5%
instrumentation
5%
model making
5%
carpenter
5%
altium designer
5%
defence
5%
organisation
5%
joiner
5%
management
5%
cgi
5%
dsat
5%
hvac
5%
product design
5%
multi trade
5%
pcb design
5%
engineering recruitment
5%
training
5%
cad technician
5%
product development
5%
woodwork
5%
retail
5%
production
5%
workshop manager
5%
safety
5%
fabrication
5%
sketching
5%
designing
5%
3d modeling
5%

While these keywords are a good start, remember that every job is different. Instead of including all these keywords on your CV, identify the keywords most relevant to the job you're applying to and include those. For the best chance of success use our CV keyword scanner tool to help with this.

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