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Product- en kledingontwerpers





Product and garment designers design and develop products for manufacture and prepare designs and specifications of products for mass, batch and one-off production.
Tasks include -
(a) determining the objectives and constraints of the design brief by consulting with clients and stakeholders;
(b) formulating design concepts for clothing, textiles, industrial, commercial and consumer products, and jewellery;
(c) harmonizing aesthetic considerations with technical, functional, ecological and production requirements;
(d) preparing sketches, diagrams, illustrations, plans, samples and models to communicate design concepts;
(e) negotiating design solutions with clients, management, and sales and manufacturing staff;
(f) selecting, specifying and recommending functional and aesthetic materials, production methods and finishes for manufacture;
(g) detailing and documenting the selected design for production;
(h) preparing and commissioning prototypes and samples;
(i) supervising the preparation of patterns, programmes and tooling, and of the manufacturing process.
Examples of the occupations classified here:
- Costume designer
- Fashion designer
- Industrial designer
- Jewellery designer
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- Landscape architect - 2162
- Interior designers - 3432