Odds of Getting In
The toy design field is getting more and more competitive, and designs are growing in sophistication as the use of technology and microprocessors allows for toys to be smarter in smaller packages. Having said this, the United States alone spends close to 25 billion dollars a year on toys, and that number continues to grow.
This staggering sum means that, with the right qualifications, toy designers shouldn't have a problem getting jobs. In fact, a number of schools with toy design majors or concentrations within Industrial Design programs boast job placement rates in the high 90 percentile, which is much higher than, say, those earning a degree in Philosophy. We'll take fries with that, Mr. Philosophy major.