2163-Product and garment designers

Job Title ( International classification ): 
Product and garment designers
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Job Description: 
Product and garment designers design and develop products for manufacture and prepare designs and specifications of products for mass, batch and one-off production.

Main Tasks include -

  • (a) determining the objectives and constraints of the design brief by consulting with clients and stakeholders
  • (b) formulating design concepts for clothing, textiles, industrial, commercial and consumer products, and jewellery
  • (c) harmonizing aesthetic considerations with technical, functional, ecological and production requirements
  • (d) preparing sketches, diagrams, illustrations, plans, samples and models to communicate design concepts
  • (e) negotiating design solutions with clients, management, and sales and manufacturing staff
  • (f) selecting, specifying and recommending functional and aesthetic materials, production methods and finishes for manufacture
  • (g) detailing and documenting the selected design for production
  • (h) preparing and commissioning prototypes and samples
  • (i) supervising the preparation of patterns, programs and tooling, and the manufacturing process.

Examples of the occupations classified here:
- Costume designer
- Fashion designer
- Industrial designer
- Jewellery designer


Some related occupations classified elsewhere:
- Engine designer - 2144
- Building architect - 2161
- Landscape architect - 2162
- Interior designer - 3432

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