The Sims 4 Civil Designer Career Guide

Two years ago, The Sims 4 launched an Eco Lifestyle expansion pack with a focus on green and eco-friendly neighborhoods. This expansion allowed players to choose a career as a civilian designer in The Sims 4 with the motto of designing environmentally friendly gadgets and furniture.

This guide will fulfill your aspiration of being a civilian designer in Sims 4 by discussing the best skills, career levels, mods, and cheats that you can use while playing this career.

How do I become a civilian designer in The Sims 4?

To become a civilian designer, the player must work through the Eco-innovator aspiration, which focuses on building a cleaner, greener community. Like any other career opportunity in Sims 4, it is possible to level up as a Civilian Designer by completing certain tasks:

Friendly neighborhood interactions

By making friends and maintaining a pleasant relationship with others, a player can earn influence points, leading to promotion.

Sale of water and electricity to utility companies

This requires the player to generate additional electricity and water, which can then be sold. Generating additional electricity requires solar panels and turbines, while a dew collector is needed to boost your water supplies.

Voting on Neighborhood Action Plans

To vote, the Sim must go to the Evergreen Harbor Community Council. However, if the player lives in a different world, voting can be done by selecting the course of action through the mailbox.

Convince others to vote on the plan

By maintaining a healthy and trusting relationship with other members of the community, the player will convince them to support the neighborhood action plan of their choice.

Best Traits and Skills for Civilian Designers

green demon

Green fiend sims are more motivated to make their surroundings eco-friendly because they like to live in a green neighborhood. Apart from theirGO GREENthese Sims also get a 4 hour inspiration buff while doing these activities.

The green demon also covers the Eco Master characteristic. Eco Master simulations also inspire other players to be eco-conscious.


These demons like to do things. A civilian designer needs a player to innovate, design, and craft eco-friendly furniture and gadgets, making it an essential skill. master craftsmana similar trait in this regard is also very useful.


Outgoing Sims are outgoing and love making friends. Socializing and meeting other Sims are key to succeeding as a civilian designer. You need friendly interactions with the neighborhood to earn level-up points and convince others to vote on various courses of action.

University diploma

“Keep calm and study” well, yes, that applies to Sim 4 as well. Explore Discovery University and take courses that will put you on the path to a career as a civilian designer. A few of the recommended courses are physics and communication. A college degree will earn you more bonuses, money, and career benefits.

Civilian Designer Career Levels and Rankings

There are three levels in the civilian designer career to begin with. The player polls owners daily regarding utilities and can also ask adult Sims any question.

Hard work leads to bragging to the maximum of the player’s logical abilities and dexterity. This career has two branches: Civic Planning Branch and Green Technician.

Level Use Salary
1 junior draftsman §248 per day
2 Apprentice Architect §378 per day
3 building technician §57 per day

Career Levels and Job Ranks of Civic Planners

The player must earn influence points to excel in this branch. Influence points are earned by making friends, engaging in pleasant neighbor interactions, hosting parties, and voting on neighborhood action plans.

To reach level 10, the player must maximize logic which requires hard work from the initial levels.

Level Use Salary
4 Utilities Wizard §612 per day
5 Urban surveyor §684 per day
6 Policy Planner §896 per day
seven Civic Archivist §1160 per day
8 neighborhood improvement officer §1512 per day
9 Municipal engineer §2520 per day
ten Senior City Planner §3150 per day

Green Technician Career Levels and Rankings

As a green tech, the player will craft an eco-friendly upgrade part daily using recycled materials. Logic and fabrication skills are essential for this type of work.

When players are promoted, they also get a Store No More Home Fabricator to develop new crafting skills and access amazing crafting recipes.

Level Use Salary
4 Installer trainee §585 per day
5 Design Guru §630 per day
6 machine modifier §760 per day
seven Eco-Tech Scientist §808 per day
8 Device Expert §1043 per day
9 Expert manufacturer §1194 per day
ten master inventor §1422 per day

The Sims 4 Civil Designer Tips

The following tips are very useful when playing the Civilian Designer Career:

  • Civil Designer Promotion Tip: promoting careers_Adult_CivilDesigner
  • Get 500 Bits or 500 Coins: Shift+Click on Sim, choose “Donate Dollars”, then select “Bits” or “Coins”.

The test cheats The console command must be enabled to use hints. You can activate this console command by pressing the key CTRL+SHIFT+C keys to windows, COMMAND+SHIFT+C keys on Mac, and All trigger buttons on the consoles.

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