2163-Fashion, Garment and Product Designers

Job Title: 

Fashion, Garment and Product Designers

Job Description: 

Fashion, garment and product designers design and develop products for manufacture and prepare designs and specifications of products for mass, batch and one-off production.


Tasks include:

  • determining the objectives and constraints of the design brief by consulting with clients and stakeholders
  • formulating design concepts for clothing, textiles, industrial, commercial and consumer products, and jewellery harmonising aesthetic considerations with technical, functional and production requirements
  • preparing sketches, diagrams, illustrations, plans, samples and models to communicate design concepts
  • negotiating design solutions with clients, management, and sales and manufacturing staff
  • selecting, specifying and recommending functional and aesthetic materials, production methods and finishes for manufacture
  • detailing and documenting the selected design for production
  • preparing and commissioning prototypes and samples
  • supervising the preparation of patterns, programmes and tooling, and the manufacturing process
Additional Notes: 

This unit group includes

Clothes designer
Fashion and garment designer
Furniture designer
Industrial product designer
Package designer
Textile designer
Commercial product designer
Jewellery designer

This unit group excludes

Engine designer (2144)
Building architect (2161)
Landscape architect (2162)

Specific Occupations: 

Fashion/Garment designer (including jewellery designer

Product and industrial designer

International Careers(ISCO): 
Source Of Info: 

Source: SINGAPORE STANDARD OCCUPATIONAL CLASSIFICATION 2015, Department of Statistics, Ministry of Trade & Industry, Republic of Singapore