Flower Patterned Maker


The tasks a Floral Designer is expected to perform include:

Designing, cutting, and arranging live, dried, or artificial flowers and foliage

Conferring with clients regarding the price and type of arrangement desired and the date, time, and place of delivery

Planning arrangements according to client requirements, utilizing knowledge of design and properties of materials, or selecting appropriate standard design patterns

Watering plants, and cutting, conditioning, and cleaning flowers and foliage for storage

Selecting flora and foliage for arrangements, and working with numerous combinations to synthesize and develop new creations

Ordering and purchasing flowers and supplies from wholesalers and growers

Trimming material and arranging bouquets, wreaths, terrariums, and other items using trimmers, shapers, wire, pins, floral tape, foam, and other materials

Performing office and retail service duties such as keeping financial records, serving customers, answering telephones, selling giftware items and receiving payment

Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods

Ability to design floral displays that evoke a particular sentiment or style

Knowledge of the properties and features of each flower

Well-versed with decorating or supervising the decoration of buildings, halls, churches, or other facilities for parties, weddings and other occasions

Proficient in informing customers about the care,maintenance, and handling of various flowers and foliage, indoor plants, and other items

Knowledge of wrapping and pricing completed arrangements

Good colour sense

Hand-eye co-ordination

Manual dexterity

Will be updated

Attention to detail


Critical thinking

Sense of artistry

Precision skills

Good leadership skills

It requires one to be on their feet

Need to handle a team of helpers

Local travelling is a part of this job

Part-time work and contractual jobs are available in some cities

Work from home option is available

Working hours

Florists usually work for 6 days a week and 8/10 hours everyday. This may vary from factory to factory

Shift system maybe available

Being self-employed is also an option. In this case, the working hours and days will be flexible

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?

The job is considered mildly hazardous or dangerous

Occupational hazards may include musculoskeletal disorders, respiratory disorders, injuries, eyesight problems, skin problems, burns, vision impairment, etc.

Health risks include exposure to toxic chemicals in floral supplies and materials, exposure to harmful levels of volatile solvents used in paint and coating, sharp cutting tools, lifting, pushing, pulling, repetitive tasks, confined spaces, etc.

For freshers - INR 5,000 to INR 6,000 per month

For candidates with 2-4 yearsof experience or more - INR 6,000 to INR 8,000 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Employment Prospects and the Significant Growth of the Indian Handicrafts Industry

The story of Indian handicrafts dates back to one of the oldest civilizations in the world. Indian handicrafts represent beauty, dignity, form and style. In the 1970s, the government initiated the preservation of crafts and skill upgrade with respect to the challenges the sector was facing. However the focus shifted to export in the later decades. It plays a significant role in the country?s economy and provides employment to more than 7.3 million people mostly from rural and semi-urban areas. Today, handicrafts and handcrafted gift items manufactured and exported from India are much sought after and have established an unsurpassable reputation in the international market. According to provisional data, the export of Indian handicrafts in the period of April-August 2014-15 has shown an increase of US$ 256.32 million, which is about 18.06 per cent over the same period in 2013-14.

Based on historical trends, the handicrafts sector is expected to grow by 16 per cent from 2013?17 and by another 16 per cent from 2017?22.

The Floriculture Industry in India

The Government of India has identified floriculture as a sunrise industry and accorded it 100% export oriented status. Owing to a steady increase in the demand for flowers, floriculture has become an important commercial trade in agriculture. Hence, commercial floriculture has emerged as a hi-tech activity that takes place under controlled climatic conditions inside a greenhouse. Floriculture in India is being viewed as a high growth Industry. Commercial floriculture is becoming important from the export angle. The liberalization of industrial and trade policies has paved the way for the development of export-oriented cut flowers. The new seed policy had already made it feasible to import planting material of international varieties. It has been found that commercial floriculture has a higher potential per unit area than most of the field crops and is therefore a lucrative business. The Indian floriculture industry has shifted from traditional flowers to cut flowers for export purposes. The liberalized economy has given an impetus to Indian entrepreneurs for establishing export oriented floriculture units under controlled climatic conditions.

Florist shops across India

Floral departments of other businesses across India

Lawn and garden equipment and supply stores across India


Towns and cities across India