Fashion/clothing designers design clothes. Others work in a team creating a whole range of mass-produced fashions, or specialise in particular areas such as sportswear. The responsibilities of a designer may include:
making sketches by hand or on the computer
analysing trends in fabrics, colours and shapes.
to be creative
an eye for colour, texture and pattern
the ability to visualise things in three dimensions
technical skills in areas such as pattern cutting, grading and garment construction