Product and garment designers

Role Responsibilities

  • 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
  • Harmonizing aesthetic considerations with technical, functional, ecological 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, programs and tooling, and of the manufacturing process

    Skill level

    Highly skilled