Scope of Fashion Designing Jobs

Fashion has become a buzzword among the young generation of today. Many students are taking up fashion designing as their career option. Fashion designers have their own creativity and believe in setting trends. A career in fashion designing also gives an individual the opportunity to interact with well-to-do and famous people.

If you have a creative bent of mind, a stern eye for detail, a passion towards beauty and the ability to add difference to otherwise similar designer-wares created by fashion designers, then you can definitely pursue a career in fashion designing and join India’s glamorous fashion industry.

Types of Fashion Designing Jobs

There are ample fashion designing jobs for freshers in India. In India, a fresher in the field of fashion designing can work as a fashion designer, fashion consultant, sketching assistant, cutting assistant, textile designer or fabric designer and as a faculty in institutes offering fashion designing courses. An individual can also set up a boutique of his or her own with some initial investment or take up freelancing work.

Eligibility for Fashion Designing Jobs

There are ample number of fashion designing jobs for freshers in India. Freshers should preferably be a graduate in fine arts to join the fashion industry. They can also combine a degree in fashion designing with marketing, business or fashion merchandising degrees. There are different types of courses available in fashion designing. These courses include a graduate/post graduate degree, a certification course and various diploma courses in Garment manufacturing technology, Accessory designing and fashion designing, Leather and garment design and technology, Knitwear design and technology, Fashion journalism and presentation, Textile design and development, and Apparel marketing and merchandising.

The main objective of these courses is to give the students an overall idea of textiles, colors, fashion history, sewing and tailoring, pattern making, design of different types of clothing and computer-aided design (CAD).

Major Companies Offering Fashion Designing Jobs

There are several fashion designing houses offering entry-level jobs to freshers in India. Some of these fashion houses in India include Interaact, KARLE International, Chennai Fashions (1) Pvt. Ltd, Irony Clothings Pvt Ltd, Ashima & Leena Singh, Provogue (India) Ltd. and Authenticity.

Salary Package Expected

There are different entry-level fashion designing jobs for freshers in India. A fresher can expect to get somewhere around Rs. 5,000 to Rs. 15,000 per month. However, this may vary based on an individual’s academic attainments and the company’s position in the fashion designing industry.