The Careers Behind Your Favorite Device: A Tablet
Since Apple introduced its first iPad® in 2010, tablets have revolutionized how we consume news and entertainment, check email and social networks, and interact with one another online. The popularity of this device is evident in the International Data Corporation forecasts, which predict more tablets will ship globally in 2015 than desktop and laptop computers combined.
Sure, you know about Steve Jobs and remember what the sales rep told you about your tablet, but have you ever wondered about the people behind-the-scenes of the device? From software development to design, learn about the careers that help make the tablet so successful.
The bread-and-butter within your tablet, software programmers keep it running and serve as the brains behind software updates.
Sleek visuals and designs are the tablet’s hallmark, and we have professional designers to thank for producing our eye candy.
What would we do without our shopping, books, social and gaming apps?
How can all this live within such a slim profile? Electronic engineers are tablet architects who develop next generation solutions that are even more impressive.
• 4 year bachelor’s degree is the minimum education needed to pursue this field
Effective marketing can make or break a product. Most successful consumer electronics are supported by a wide range of marketing professionals, from advertising and PR execs to brand managers.
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