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What are the necessary skills required as a fresher to get a decent job as a Footwear Designer?

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Head Guidance & Counselling at Project Wisdom, CSR initiative of Canam Consultants Limited, Chandigarh
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With more and more importance being given to accessories, the Indian footwear industry is undergoing a boom and is poised to grow rapidly in the next few years. Keeping fashion trendsin mindfootwearare made of leather , plastic, canvas, jute , rubber and even cloth. Thefootwearindustry has evolved tremendously involving the use of sophisticated machinery and skilled manpower.



Footweardesigner is responsible for designing footwear for various occasions and for various clientele which may include men, women and children. Footwear industry is mainly divided into three parts and the nature of work in the different areas vary accordingly. Work mainly revolves around :-





Designing- The designer needs to keep comfort, climatic conditions, fashion and social trends in mind while designing new shapes and using new materials.





Manufacturing-The work in this area is related to production unit. The person working in this field should have theoretical and practical knowledge of pattern making, drafting, stitching and finishing of product. He has to keep the records of production, inventory, price of goods, shipment as well as tracking of deliveries and orders.



Marketing- The work in this department is related to production and sales.




Footwear designing involves creating new patterns and designs keeping in mind the changing needs and tastes of clients and customers. In other industries there is a scope of altering the finished product to suit the consumer needs.But footwear stands out as an exception , because it is something that needs to fit the consumer properly.



Thus precision is the key. To be able to do so, one needs all the basic skills of a designer i.e to be able to think spatially , have a creative bent of mind, be able to bring about harmony between the esthetics and utilities. Other requirements include knowledge of fashion industry, knowledge of textiles and materials and good understanding of shoe engineering field.

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