Explore the different career options in Fashion Design

    • They oversee the creation teams, prototype development, marketing and purchasing
    • They are in charge of developing a collection plan alongside the sales teams
    • They are responsible for respecting the budget allocated to develop prototypes
    A designer background with solid bases in pattern-making and knowledge of marketing
    = fashion culture and expertise, multicultural management qualities, meticulous, talent for organisation

    • They create and produce products for a collection under the brand’s artistic directors
    • They keep an eye on trends
    • They vary a universe, looks and products under the supervision of the Head Designer or Artistic Director
    • They draw up an e-collection plan to meet commercial demand
    • They design models (shapes, materials, colours)
    • They choose materials and supplies
    • They collaborate with the workshop to monitor and fine-tune prototypes, as well as other departments, such as sales and communications
    A creative background with solid bases in pattern-making = general knowledge in art, history and sociology, technical knowledge, good knowledge of fabrics, finishing, prints and graphics, in-depth understanding of trends and players in the sector, proficiency in English and good command of Italian, particularly in the luxury sector, ability to make a good impression and know how to pitch a storytelling.

    • They work at an earlier stage than the designer
    • They design and/or create textures, ranges of materials, patterns and/or illustrations featured on clothing, accessories, etc.
    • Their work can have an artisanal aspect in enhancing textiles (screen-printing, weaving, embroidery, dyeing, etc.)
    Their work can take digital form using infographics
    Creative background = sensitive to and interested in materials, colour and embroidery, solid experience with software such as Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign if working in the digital sector

    • They use software specific to textile and clothing creation or to visual communications and graphic design
    • They create and/or finalise drawings in line with the designers' and/or the marketing department's instructions
    • They customise the product (textile)
    • They create models (logo, labels, textile prints)
    Creative background and interest in digital technology = fashion sensibility, solid experience in
    creation software (Photoshop, Illustrator, In Design), capacity for teamwork

    • Midway between the style agency and the production department, they technically supervise  and fine-tune the samples
    • They carry out fittings with the designer, ensuring  a good fit, then make changes and verifications before launching production
    • They are in contact with suppliers (providing tips to improve products in terms of cut, assembly and finishes, etc.)
    They are also in charge of reverse scheduling, managing production problems and technical issues
    Background in pattern making = initiative, team spirit, good understanding of gradations, well  organised with a sense of priorities and respect for deadlines, responsiveness, independence, sometimes experience with CAD software and 3D software, such as Lectra Modaris or Kaledo


    • They create and develop prototypes either by hand or by machine
    • They put together the different parts of the canvas before it is used in fittings
    • In Haute-Couture, they assemble the garment by hand using real materials
    • They are specialized in a specific area (fluid drape, suits, etc.)
    Specialised technical background = precise, meticulous, high standards, sense of excellence, patience, meticulous

    • They develop the designer's sketches and/or technical drawings
    • They are experienced in pattern-making, construction and cutting techniques
    • They know how to interpret sketches
    • They finalise patterns and canvases
    • Technical experience in assembling products
    • Specialized in a specific sector (clothes for men, women, children, lingerie, knitwear, etc.)
    • They are specialized in a specific area (fluid drape, suits, etc.)
    • They sometimes use software to develop 2D or 3D prototypes, since CAD such as CLO 3d is becoming increasingly important in the profession

    Strong technical background = feeling for measurement, work quickly, ability to work in a team, experience in CAD software

    • They are responsible for producing the canvases correctly and developing prototypes for fittings
    • They share the different patterns and canvases to be produced between the pattern makers and sample makers
    • In haute-couture, they measure the clients to make a dressmaker's dummy with the same measurements, then produce a made-to-measure version of the garment
    Experienced required, often working closely with the Artistic Director = meticulous / de confiance du Directeur Artistique = rigueur


    • They are responsible for creating, developing, and executing new innovative digital designs while being on the pulse of trends.
    • They will work closely with the Fashion team to identify, conceptualize, and interpret key trends and ideas in digital fashion.
    • They design and develop for multiple product categories, colors and prints
    • They create flat sketches and translate them to 3D assets with all details included (textures, colorways, fabric properties)
    • They undertake market research and analysis to establish concept, key style, color and textile concepts
    • They collaborate with Fashion team on establishing key collection stories and mood boards
    • They leverage technical knowledge and leadership support to troubleshoot and resolve issues that may require an innovative approach
    Creative & Technical Design + digital fashion skills background = skilled in CLO3D, Browzwear or Optitex 3D, proficient in Adobe Creative Suite Software (Illustrator / Photoshop), ability to respond to business objectives with creative and innovative design solutions, knowledge of pattern making, fit, garment construction, and grade rules, comprehensive knowledge of silhouettes, fabrication, color/print usage, graphics, embellishment layouts, and trim required, ability to communicate and collaborate effectively with cross functional partners. A strong sketching ability, a deep understanding of fashion and being digitally savvy are imperative to success.


    • They are responsible for making world-class creative work (create art, illustrations, paintings, sculpture, literature, audio and video products), conceptualizing, producing, and launching NFT projects.
    • They also are responsible for creating content and collateral for all marketing touchpoints
    • They create character design with wearables, rarity assets, and environments
    • They work closely with marketing and design team on conceptualization and execution of NFT design
    • They design digital assets related to the project for web, social media, and newsletter.
    Digitally oriented artistic profile = An understanding of crypto art and NFT culture, passion for digital storytelling, understands the intersection of culture and technology, hands-on with all the tools and techniques needed to create NFTs, previous experience or familiarity with NFT projects, have a portfolio of digital art, knowledge of 3D software & Illustrator, Able to execute multiple projects simultaneously, exceptional creativity with a keen eye for aesthetics and trends. Self-driven and determined to strive for first-class quality materials, experience in areas such as motion graphics, illustration, animation, or 2D/3D production, proficient in creative tools such as Adobe Creative Suite, Blender, Cinema 4D or any other 2D/3D software or video production tools, proficient in modeling (organic and hard surface), UV unwrapping, texturing, lighting and rendering is a plus, ability to adapt to a diverse range of art styles, strong communicator, independent and driven individual, collaborative and humble spirit, open-mindedness and flexibility, knowledge and  interest in Cryptocurrency and NFT space is a plus.


    • They create an engaging digital content in form of digital graphic images
    • They design prints and combine colors by applying technical skills for creating new graphical resources
    • They create mood boards and galleries for fashion garments being published on web-based platform
    • They keep up to date with emerging fashion trends as well as general trends relating to fabrics, colors, and shapes
    • They carry out image research to identify fashion trends, sketch rough and detailed drawings
    • They work closely with product management and marketing team as part of the creative team
    • They understand design from a technical perspective, i.e., producing 2D patterns, is a plus
    • They create or visualize an idea and produce a design using computer-aided design (CAD)
    • They assemble the 2D shapes and put them into a 3D digital presentation form for getting done the fashion product gallery
    Bilingual Graphic Design skills background = deep knowledge of design and a strong passion for fashion, visualizing skills, ability to imagine a garment and visualize the end design just by looking at an image or by following the trend colors and fabrics, great eye for combining colors, prints, patterns, and fabrics for building garment collections, knowledgeable about design software, including Illustrator, Photoshop, Corel, InDesign, etc, understanding of latest design trends, up-to-date knowledge of market trends in fashion and lifestyle, ability to follow specifications and work within deadlines, capacity to iterate on concepts, independence to work on your own, take initiative, and think out of the box, high energy and enthusiasm with a great desire to give input and brainstorm ideas, desire to learn new software, tools, and techniques efficiently and effectively, good presentation & communication skills and attention to detail.

    If you love the product but your talent is not in designing, you might like to have a look at the career options in the field of production