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What are various job roles one can get as a Fashion Designer?

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RE: What are various job roles one can get as a Fashion Designer?

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

The job of fashion designer always involves a variety of tasks but it varies enormously according to the size , type of employing organization, Some designers spend most of their time actually creating and sketching brand new ideas, styles and trends.



Certain specialize in designs which are an amalgamation and adaptation of ideas from various sources. They use their creative ability combined with technical expertise to incorporate fashion trends and their firm's special style into the type of garment which sell best in a given type of market. Some fashion designer do their own pattern cutting..



Other job roles involves making detailed working drawings of one's own or someone's else designs, cutting sample garments, draping them and pinning them up on a dress stand or a model and making the necessary adjustments to improve appearance or facilitate manufacture. fashion coordination, fashion forecasting and marketing of apparels and accessories are the other important job openings in the fashion industry.





Those with knowledge of fashion industry and flair for writing may take up the job as fashion writers and editors. They are employed by newspapers, fashion magazines, web sites and other media outlets to keep consumers up to date on style trends., Visual merchandising is also one the lucrative career option for fashion designers.

RE: What are various job roles one can get as a Fashion Designer?

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

Hi,


Greeting's for the day!!!

Fashion Design is the applied art devoted to the designing of clothing and lifestyle accesoories. 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 satisifies 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 create magic with colours, shapes and designs, then just obtain a professional course to begin a successful career in the alluring world of fashion designing.

Job Prospects:
In India, the fashion industry has just begun to come of age, as it is still in its fledgling stage. This industry offers plenty of opportunities for telented hard working and enthisiastic 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 successful completion of the course, you can remain self employed. Alternatively, several export houses, garment store chains, textile mills, lather companies, boutiques, fashion show organizers, jewellery houses, and media houses recruit professionals interested in a career in fashion designing.

Different 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 as a 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, putsied sales representative, Those interested in a career in fashion designing can also become entrepreneurs and form their own companies.

Further doubts or queries feel free to contact.

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Regards,
Rahul.

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