Fashion Designer Job Description


A fashion designer is responsible for designing and assisting with the production of clothes, shoes, accessories, identify the latest trends, styles, fabrics, colors, and prints for a collection. Fashion designers design bridal clothing and ready to wear dresses. They need to keep an eye on the street, read fashion magazines, spot trends, specific colors, prints, and patterns for each season. They need to sketch design using hand, create technical production drawings, and address buyers as seasoned marketers. The ideal candidate must have outstanding business acumen and should think creatively. They must have an excellent sense of style, color, design, and conceptual skills.

Fashion Designer Job Titles:

  • Fashion Designer (Part-Time)
  • Fashion designer
  • Stylist
  • Designer
  • Associate Designer
  • Personal styling assistant

Fashion Designer Job Summary:

We are looking to hire a successful candidate who has a degree in fashion designing and can support the design teams in all aspects of the product life cycle to concepts and final development. The job duties of the candidate involve providing administrative support to the design team, master knowledge of all raw materials and trim related to tees and tanks, assist with the management of cross-functional communication between the merchant, production and technical design, sketch designs in illustrator, prepare PLM packages, assist with the preparation of presentation boards for seasonal and milestone meeting, conduct design research directed by the department head, attend fit sessions as needed, prepare line sheets and update as necessary, review lab dips with supervisor, and perform other duties as required.

Fashion Designer Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Handling the design process from conception to final styling
  • Perform market research to identify new trend, fabric, techniques, and seek design inspiration
  • Develop an idea and creative design using hand or using CAD
  • Coordinate with design teams, buyers and forecast to develop products
  • Maintain relationship with sales, buying, and production team ensuring the item suits customers, market and price point
  • Study and analyze design from a technical perspective including patterns and specification for designing
  • Select, order, and purchase fabrics, trim, fasten the embellishment
  • Adapt existing design for mass production
  • Develop pattern and supervise them to use in making dresses including fittings, detailing, and adaptation
  • Negotiate with customers and suppliers
  • Manage marketing, finance, and other business activities
  • Interact with sales and marketing executives and client to discuss design ideas
  • Develop a group of product and accessories and market them through boutiques

Fashion Designer Skills and Qualification:

  • Bachelor degree in fine arts or fashion designing
  • Must possess a minimum of 3 years of experience in fashion designing
  • Proficient with Microsoft excel and adobe illustrator
  • Available to travel for research and product development
  • Able to sketch using hand
  • Superb design and conceptual skills
  • Punctual, reliable and must have strong communication skill
  • Able to work in a team and produce quality output under tight deadlines
  • Strong verbal and oral communication skills
  • Attention to detail, prioritization skill, and time management
  • Quick learner with a positive attitude
  • Maintain a strong relationship with key groups
  • Motivational and communication skill

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