Several studies have highlighted the expanding role of designers through interdisciplinary collaboration. However, the literature rarely covers the public perception regarding design, and it is unclear whether collaboration with designers in the early stages of development is generally acceptable in practice. Thus, this study aimed to examine the status of communication designers’ role and collaboration in a multidisciplinary team to make suggestions and recommendations that can maximise organisations’ potential competency in using designers. In-depth interviews were conducted to investigate the current roles of communication designers in organisations and clarify the determinants of the collaboration. Consequently, the propositions for maintaining a better collaboration with designers, together with the concluding remarks, were presented.
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This work was supported by the Yonsei University Research Grant of 2021.
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All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous)
- Computer Graphics and Computer-Aided Design