Designer, Leather Articles

Leather Product Designer

Minimum Graduate from any stream

Not required

The tasks a Designer, Leather Articles is expected to perform include:

Developing designs and cutting patterns for small leather articles

Studying designs of leather products from catalogues

Considering purpose, market trend, preference of potential users, technical specifications and developing improvements or new designs keeping economic aspects and method of production in view

Preparing sketches showing style, shape, size and similar characteristics of product

Submitting the sketches to the management or customer for approval

Altering designs, if necessary

Making technical drawings, models and prototype patterns

Skilled in cutting leather with minimum wastage

Ability to incorporate the designs in the catalogue to leather products

Knowledge of economic aspects that need to be considered

Skilled in understanding and making drawings, models and prototype patterns

Ability to study market trend and customer preferences pattern

Not applicable






It is a desk job

Need not handle a team

Local travelling is not a part of this job role

Part-time work and contractual jobs maybe available

Work from home option is not available

Working hours

Companies usually work for 5/6 days a week and 8/9 hours everyday. This may vary from company to company

Shift system maybe available

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?
This job is suitable for candidates for One Leg (OL), Both Legs (BL) and those who have their Hearing Impaired (HH)

This job is not considered hazardous or dangerous

One may develop occupational hazards such as stress on eyes, joint pains, back pain, etc. if not taken care of

For freshers - INR 15,000 to INR 16,000 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Market of Leather Industry in India

According to IBEF, Leather is one of the most widely-traded commodities globally. The growth in demand is driven by the fashion industry, especially footwear, furniture and interior design and the automotive industry, among others. The Indian leather industry occupies a place of prominence in the Indian economy in view of its substantial export earnings and growth, besides the fact that it employs 2.5 million people. India's leather industry has witnessed robust growth, transforming from a mere raw material supplier to a value-added product exporter.

The Leather industry is bestowed with an affluence of raw materials as India is endowed with 21% of world cattle and buffalo and 11% of world goat and sheep population. Added to this are the strengths of skilled manpower, innovative technology, increasing industry compliance to international environmental standards and the dedicated support of the allied industries. This shows that in coming decades a boom can be expected in the sector with immense demand of trained professionals. Therefore, the career as a Designer, Leather Articles has a bright future and opportunities are only going to rise in coming time.

Leather products manufacturing companies

Fabric designing companies

Automotive manufacturing companies

Cities and towns across India