Career Cluster Project

Visual and Performing Arts Careers: Fashion Design

Job Duties/ Responsibilities

To become a fashion designer you must take/know:

  • Fashion drawing
  • 3-D design
  • Color theory
  • Textiles
  • Portfolio presentations

Work Enviorment(s)

You will/ could possibly work in:

  • Studio
  • Office
  • Possibly at home

Days & Hours Worked

  • Fashion designers can work from 9am to 5pm
  • Holidays are optional for them


  • Fashion designers make $35.54 dollars an hour
  • They make $33,600-$127,200 per year

Education/Training Required

  • 4 years for a bachelors degree in fashion design
  • Must take: fashion drawing, 3-D designs, color theory, textile, portfolio presentation

Personailty Chracteristics Needed

  • Artistic ability
  • Creativity
  • Detail
  • Communications


  • Be versitle
  • Patience

Positive and Negative Aspects


  • Good pay
  • Express creativity
  • Lots of concepts you can learn

  • Costs a lot of money to buy fabrics and materials
  • Have to keep up with the new trends every season
  • Not everyone will like what you have to offer