Shifting from 2D to 3D can make even the most saintly of designer go a little bit batty. What’s worse is when the original designer isn’t available anymore and you’re left on your own to untangle what Engineering.com calls a “crazy array of formats,” and all on the tightest deadlines imaginable. Because nothing can ever be easy, right?
That’s why April 21st at 2 p.m. ET is the day and time to mark on your calendar. Engineering.com will give you access to a live webinar, “Fast, Easy Design Changes: Simplified Product Innovation Webinar Series.” Save the date!
Moving from 2D to 3D Isn’t Simple
There’s a barrier between 2D and 3D design, and it’s one that can’t be overcome by sheer force of will nor a tight deadline. In fact, will and deadlines can make the work even more challenging than it already is. When a department or client is counting on you to get the work done, tech issues between 2D and 3D systems seem like a small matter.
Too bad it’s anything but small. There’s a lot more to taking concept sketches in 2D and models in 3D and causing them to make sense. Think about how PCs and Macs went for years without speaking to one another. They’re getting along better these days, but the barriers still exist.
Now add a deadline and the missing link that is any point of reference from the brain of a designer who might be well into a new job at a different company by now. It’s not hard to see why an engineer might lose more than a little sleep.
New Technology Makes Quick Changes Easier
This webinar was created to introduce engineers to new technology and procedures that will make work life a whole lot simpler and less stressful than it can be. Using some of the newest technology, you don’t have to know the original designer personally or have access to conceptual drawings to know how to move forward with a project.
It’s all about removing the barriers that stand between you and meeting a client’s needs and the deadline that keeps staring at you. From the minds of analyst and researcher, Chad Jackson, who has surveyed “thousands of engineering organizations,” says Engineering.com. and Scott Rhea, a Dallas-based product designer for Massaud Furniture.
Using the techniques and the technology that’s available, you can turn a project nightmare into a business advantage. Instead of reasons why it can’t be done, or at least not done on time, you can be the engineer who always makes the client happy.
You’ll need an Engineering.com membership to log in and access the webinar. If you’re not a member just yet, take this link and sign up.
It might not be the most fun that you’ve ever had in an afternoon, but it could be a boon for your career. Fast, Easy Design Changes could change the way that you approach engineering challenges that some people see as a nightmare.
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