Leaders at Google, Autodesk, Microsoft, Artefact, Ideo, and other tech companies predict the 18 most important jobs for designers in the coming years. Fuseproject founder Yves Béhar says that design will become so integral to business that in the future there will be a role for a designer on every executive team. “Design is more and more central to the success of the modern business; designers are no longer being brought in at the end of the process to make things look pretty, but rather are providing essential insights from the ground up,” he says.

Future jobs include augmented reality designers, drone experience designers, program directors, and 3D designers.

Read the full story with descriptions of all 18 jobs at Fast Company’s Co.Design.

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