Fashion Designer

By: Quinlan Day

Responsibilities

A fashion designer, designs clothing and accessories. It is their responsibility to adapt to fashion trends and create original designs. They also test fabrics, put on and attend fashion shows, identify target markets for design, determine prices for their work, adapt their designs for the mass market, and etc.
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Salary

The salary for fashion designing is $74,440-$130,890.

Pros

Pros

There are many pros of being a fashion designer. Seeing people wear your art is gratifying. Getting into the business can be challenging but that hard work could pay off in the form of fame and fortune. It pays well and you will have constant income. You will travel a lot if you are in the fashion industry. If you are very creative this is a good job.

Job Outlook for the Furture

In between 2012 and 2022 the job outlook is dropping by 3%.

Related Jobs

1. Art Directer

2. Commercial and Industrial Designers

3. Set and Exhibit Designer

College Degrees

The college degrees you will need for fashion Designing are the Associates degree, Bachelor’s degree, and Master’s degree

Best college #1 and #2

My first college is the Fashion Institute of Technology, New York, New York.

What are the entrance / acceptance requirements?

Only needs GPA scores. GPA: Strong B average.

How much will it cost per year to attend this college?

It costs $13,550 per year/ out of state.

My second college is the Parsons The New School for Design, New York, New York.

What are the entrance / acceptance requirements?

Only needs SAT and ACT. SAT: 2638. ACT: 2854.

How much will it cost per year to attend this college?

It costs $38,510 per year.

Citations

Pros and Cons-http://www.careerride.com/view.aspx?id=10339

All Responsibilities and Salary Range-Naviance.com

Job Outlook-http://www.bls.gov/ooh/arts-and-design/fashion-designers.htm

Fashion Designer Pic-http://www.bls.gov/ooh/arts-and-design/fashion-designers.htm

Art Designer Pic-http://artbistro.monster.com/benefits/articles/171-art-director

Commercial and Industrial Designer Pic-http://www.sciencebuddies.org/science-engineering-careers/engineering/commercial-industrial-designer

Set and Exhibit Designer Pic-http://analyzemycareer.com/Careers/ooh/arts-and-design/set-and-exhibit-designers.htm

College Degrees-http://www.fashioncareerstips.com/degrees-needed-for-fashion-careers.html

Best Colleges and Tution-http://fashionista.com/2011/07/the-top-20-fashion-schools-in-the-united-states-the-fashionista-ranking#2

Requirements-http://www.fitnyc.edu/2921.asp#What_GPA_do_I_need_to_be_admitted_to_FIT_, http://www.newschool.edu/parsons/subpage.aspx?id=28160

Parsons College Pic-http://midcenturymundane.wordpress.com/2012/05/02/parsons-the-new-school-for-design-midtown-nyc/

Fashion Institute of Technology New York Pic-http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fashion_Institute_of_Technology