Design Engineer Advice

Q: What is it like working as a Design Engineer?

Design Engineer in Long Beach:
"No one knows what I do."
I'm a design engineer now with a strong graphic design background. Most software engineers have little to no skill or knowledge with layout and design. My engineering skills are average or maybe below, by my strengths lend themselves nicely to the software development industry. As part of the team, I'm able to implement complex designs which allows the company to release complete products without needing to hire outside consulting to implement designs. It still seems like there is a lack of awareness of this need in the software world. CSS is seen as a bit of a mystery that few engineers see the value in learning.

Design Engineer in Denver:
"How I contribute to the big picture."
Ask questions. Don't hesitate to reach out when things don't make sense.

Design Engineer in Tulsa:
"New Engineers."
Work with the people in the shop, as well as in the office. Don't be afraid to get your hands dirty. Everything is in the details for triple check your work, and make sure everything is there that is needed.

Design Engineer in Milford:
"Rewarding but stressful."
Pros: I have a lot of responsibility for someone with my years of experience, but I feel useful.
Cons: I do not feel my efforts to better my skills are appreciated.

Design Engineer in Milford:
"Rewarding but stressful."
Pros: I'm given a lot of responsibility for someone with my years of experience, so I learn a lot as I go.
Cons: I do not feel my efforts to better my skills are appreciated.

Design Engineer in Solon:
"Working at Mercury."
Pros: Complexity, potential longevity, culture, stress level.
Cons: Sometimes it can be slow, low salary, overtime pay.

Design Engineer in Riverside:
"T.E.A.M."
Work together. Together Everyone Achieves More.