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What all jobs are available for Fashion Designers?

Can you list out all the jobs in fashion industry

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RE: What all jobs are available for Fashion Designers?

Preeti Taneja
Preeti Taneja
Verified Career Expert
Head Guidance & Counselling at Project Wisdom, CSR initiative of Canam Consultants Limited, Chandigarh
  • Chandigarh

The field of fashion offers a variety of careers to choose from. It is a vast career option with various specializations.



One can become a fashion designer specializing in garments for various occasions and uses or become a designer of clothes made with specific material such as leather or knitting yarn.



The job of designer always involves a variety of tasks but it varies enormously according to the size , type of employing organization or firm. Certain designers spend most of their time in creating and sketching new ideas, styles and trend. Some of them become specialist in designs which are usually an amalgamation and adaptation of ideas from different sources.



They apply their creative skills in combination with technical expertise to incorporate fashion trends Self confidence, ambition, adaptability , an eye for detail, creativity, original though process, manual dexterity, visual imagination, good color sense are some of the useful attributes to excel in the field fashion designing.






Fashion designers usually get associated with fashion houses or garment export units , to the film, to theater or to electronic media. The skilled and talented fashion professionals are also approached by leading international fashion chains to create separate lines of clothing and accessories. A lot of textile manufacturing units have launched their own fashion lines leading to more jobs for the skilled and talented fashion experts.

RE: What all jobs are available for Fashion Designers?

Rahul Shinde
Rahul Shinde
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Career Consultant at Pinnacle School of Business Management
  • Thane

Dear Sir/Madam,


Greeting's for the day!!!

Fashion Design is the applied art devoted to the designing of clothing and lifestyle accessories. This art is influenced by cultural and social attitudes and has evolved over time and place. Fashion designing has come a long way from the designer clothes worn by the royalty of the ancient world to the haute couture products of the present.

Fashion Designing is one of the most lucrative, appealing, glamorous, and exciting career options in today's world. If you have a penchant for creativity, style and originality, a career in fashion designing is the one tailor made for you. On one hand, the fashion industry satisfies both the creative fancies and the materialistic needs of the people. On the other hand, it promises glamour, fame, success, and a high pay package to the talented people.

However, it is also a demanding career, as fashion designers need to combine their creativity with managerial skills to sustain in this industry. Thus, if you can crete magic with colours, shapes and designs, then just obtain a professional course to begin a successful career in the alluring world of fashion designing.

What would it cost me?
The fees structure varies from institution to institution. However, on an average you will have to dish out more than Rs. 45,000 per annum to complete a course in Fashion Designing from a reputed institution.

Job Pospects:
In India, the fashion industry has just begun to come out of age, as it is still in its fledgling stage. This industry offeres plenty of opportunities for talented hard working and enthusiastic people. Prospects for fashion design graduates are pretty good. Thanks to the huge and still growing demand for "Designer Wear" and the equally outsized quantity of exports.

After a successful completion of course, you can remain self employed. Alternatively, several export house, garment store chains, textile mills, leather companies, boutiques, fashion show organizers, jewellery houses and media houses recruit professionals interested in a career in fashion designing.

Job Roles/ Names:
As a professional fashion designer, you can work in areas like designer wear production, fashion marketing, planning and concept management. Then there is a fashion media, design production management, fashion accessory design, quality control and promotion of brands.

You can also work asa designated costume designer, fashion consultant, personal stylist, technical designer, graphic designer, production pattern maker or a fashion coordinator.

Other roles includes, apparel production manager, fabric buyer, fabric quality control manager, showroom sales representative, illustrator, cutting assistant, and outside sales representative.

Further doubts or queries feel free to contact.



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Regards,
Rahul.

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