Career Interest Profiler

Fashion Designer

Job Description

A fashion designer creates clothing, including dresses, suits, pants and skirts, and accessories such as shoes, for consumers. One can specialize in clothing, accessory or jewelry design. Some designers work in all three areas. Another area of specialization is costume design for those who want to create wardrobes for

Interests-

Holland Interest Code: AER

  • Artistic
    Artistic occupations frequently involve working with forms, designs and patterns. They often require self-expression and the work can be done without following a clear set of rules.
  • Enterprising
    Enterprising occupations frequently involve starting up and carrying out projects. These occupations can involve leading people and making many decisions. Sometimes they require risk taking and often deal with business.
  • Realistic
    Realistic occupations frequently involve work activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions. They often deal with plants, animals, and real-world materials like wood, tools, and machinery. Many of the occupations require working outside, and do not involve a lot of paperwork or working closely with others.

Most Common Work Activities

  • Thinking Creatively
    Developing, designing, or creating new applications, ideas, relationships, systems, or products, including artistic contributions.
  • Establishing and Maintaining Interpersonal Relationships
    Developing constructive and cooperative working relationships with others, and maintaining them over time.
  • Organizing, Planning, and Prioritizing Work
    Developing specific goals and plans to prioritize, organize, and accomplish your work.
  • Getting Information
    Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources.
  • Judging the Qualities of Things, Services, or People
    Assessing the value, importance, or quality of things or people.
  • Scheduling Work and Activities
    Scheduling events, programs, and activities, as well as the work of others.
  • Communicating with Persons Outside Organization
    Communicating with people outside the organization, representing the organization to customers, the public, government, and other external sources. This information can be exchanged in person, in writing, or by telephone or e-mail.
  • Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates
    Providing information to supervisors, co-workers, and subordinates by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person.
  • Making Decisions and Solving Problems
    Analyzing information and evaluating results to choose the best solution and solve problems.
  • Selling or Influencing Others
    Convincing others to buy merchandise/goods or to otherwise change their minds or actions.

Texas

Average: $62,640

90% made at least: $25,430

75% made at least: $29,860

50% made at least: $50,850

25% made at least: $70,050

10% made at least: $139,120