Fashion Designer - ANZSCO 232311


Description

Plans, designs and develops clothing, accessories, footwear or other items of personal apparel considering the form and construction of clothing, historical styles and contexts, contemporary and cultural trends, colour, fabric, and decoration, and the techniques and processes available for manufacture.

Skill Level

1

Specialisations

1. Costume Designer
2. Leisurewear Designer

Occupation Lists

This occupation is on the following skills lists:
1. Consolidated Sponsored Occupations List
2. RSMS Occupations List
This occupation is not on the following skills lists:
3. Skilled Occupations List

DIAC Endorsed Correlations to ASCO Occupations


2533-11 Fashion Designer

Group: 2323 Fashion, Industrial and Jewellery Designers


Description

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

Tasks

1. determining the objectives and constraints of the design brief by consulting with clients and stakeholders
2. undertaking product research and analysing functional, commercial, cultural and aesthetic requirements
3. formulating design concepts for clothing, textiles, industrial, commercial and consumer products, and jewellery
4. preparing sketches, diagrams, illustrations, plans, samples and models to communicate design concepts
5. negotiating design solutions with clients, management, and sales and manufacturing staff
6. selecting, specifying and recommending functional and aesthetic materials, production methods and finishes for manufacture
7. detailing and documenting the selected design for production
8. preparing and commissioning prototypes and samples
9. supervising the preparation of patterns, programs and tooling, and the manufacture process

Skill Level

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. At least five years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualification. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).

Occupations in this Group

1. 232311 Fashion Designer
2. 232312 Industrial Designer
2. 232313 Jewellery Designer