Here Are Seven Awesome Fashion Jobs You Never Knew Existed.
Allot of times when many of us think of working in Fashion the first career to always cross our mind is being a FASHION DESIGNER unfortunately this happens to be a flooded market. So today I want to share with you other interesting and relatively well paying fashion jobs that I thought you should know as you get to make your decisions. Good news is that some of this jobs will earn you more than what you may earn as a designer.
2:TECHNICAL DESIGNER/ GARMENT TECHNICIAN.
7:CUSTOMS COMPLIANCE COORDINATOR.
(1)CAD DESIGNER: Its more of a mix of fashion design and graphic design.
As CAD Designer you are responsible for scatching fashion flats and illustrators.
(2)TECHNICAL DESIGNER/GARMENT TECHNICIAN: As the above your job is turning a 2D sketch into a 3 dimensional finished garment. This doesn’t necessarily mean sewing in real life but your job is to make sure that the garment is constructed accurately and it fits well in all sizes.
(3)PRODUCT DEVELOPER: Here your job is to manage the entire product development process ( you will be responsible for sourcing, negotiating, pricing, payment terms and delivery dates).
You will be working with chosen company for production throughout the entire process.
(4)MERCHANDISERS: The work of a merchandiser is to figure out what should the overall assortment look like.
(5)VISUAL MERCHANDISER/STYLIST: Your job is to style the inside of the store, figure out how to take various pieces within the store and put them together cohesively and other crafty fun engineered design things that enhance the visual display.
You also may be in charge of doing visual styling for photo shoots for example things like flat-lays, putting various models in different clothes and making sure they look good together.
Your job is basically taking clothes and figuring how to put them together in a cohesive way whether on a group of models or in store display.
(6)SOURCING SPECIALIST: A sourcing specialist job will be finding new vendors and partners to work with. Looking for factories that can fulfil your minimum order requirements.
Also communicating with the factories maintaining the relationships and doing negotiations.
(7)CUSTOMS COMPLIANCE COORDINATOR: Here your job is to be familiar with the HTS Codes, to assign the correct one, to pay the right duty and to get the product smoothly through customs.
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