Fashion, Industrial and Jewellery Designers

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Fashion, Industrial and Jewellery Designers plan, design, develop and document products for manufacture and prepare designs and specifications of products for mass, batch and one-off production.

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Fashion, Industrial and Jewellery Designers
  • How many are employed in this occupation?
9,500
  • What are the average weekly earnings for full time workers ($ before tax)?
$1115
  • How does unemployment compare with other occupations?
Average
  • What are the job prospects for this occupation?
Below average
  • What will be the likely future employment growth for the next five years?
Strong growth
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Tasks

This occupation may include associated occupations with varying tasks

  • determining the objectives and constraints of the design brief by consulting with clients and stakeholders
  • undertaking product research and analysing functional, commercial, cultural and aesthetic requirements
  • formulating design concepts for clothing, textiles, industrial, commercial and consumer products, and jewellery
  • 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, programs and tooling, and the manufacture process

Job Titles

  • Fashion Designer
  • Industrial Designer
  • Jewellery Designer

VET (Vocational Education And Training)

  • Certificate II in Applied Fashion Design and Technology
  • Certificate III in Applied Fashion Design and Technology
  • Certificate IV in Applied Fashion Design and Technology, Certificate IV in Fashion and Textiles Merchandising
  • Diploma of Applied Fashion Design and Technology, Diploma of Fashion and Textiles Merchandising
  • Advanced Diploma of Jewellery and Object Design, Advanced Diploma of Applied Fashion Design and Technology , Advanced Diploma of Fashion and Textiles Merchandising

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