A Fashion Designer should have the skills and knowledge to develop fashion design briefs and manage the development of design concepts for commercial production.
The Initial process includes conducting market research and trend analysis for the particular season and identifying a theme for the collection; then creating a mood board and color board based on the theme, develop an entire range according to the business plan and as per the theme board.
After finalization on the range with the team, create the tech pack for each style. Work with different teams to create a prototype design based on the techpack.
Evaluation of the sample and documentation of the same is also done by the designer.
This job requires the individual to visualize and create the design by hand or using illustration software (Corel Draw, Illustrator, Photoshop etc.).
A designer should be up to date with emerging fashion trends, as well as general trends relating to fabrics, colours and shapes.
He/she should also have good communication skills, good sense of aesthetics, sound knowledge of sewing and pattern making.