A career in designing involves an aptitude for utilizing colour, shapes, space and form to create things that are appealing to the eyes. Design concerns with work in an exceedingly artistic, imaginative, inventive and creative manner. Designing and art are closely related. While art is created purely for aesthetic appeal, design involves a product.
An essential mix of practical skills and a talent to use colour, contours, lines, shapes, textures, materials.
Creativity, imagination and keen eye for detail.
One can’t rely entirely on artistic talent, excellent communication, and teamwork skills are required while working for a design agency.
Diligent and networking skills.
One has to work on various projects simultaneously.
Fast paced and challenging life.
Constant updating of latest trends in the related field.
Regular contacts with the professionals in the field.
Listed below are courses offered by government recognized institutes
After successful completion of the course, one can be self-employed.
Export houses, garment store chains, textile mills, leather companies, boutiques, hotels, fashion media, marketing sector, furniture manufacturing units, fashion show organizers, jewellery houses and quality control offices, etc offer openings for design professionals. One can join as Cutting Assistant / Graphic Designer / Weaving Consultants / Illustrator / Fashion Merchandisers / Costume Designers / Textile Designers / Fashion Forecasters / Entrepreneurs / Fashion Stylists / Design Manager / Colourist / Outside Sales Representative.
Career in government departments like Railways, Nationalised banks, Defence services etc. can be pursued by clearing exams such as SSC, PSC, UPSC, etc. Teaching is another profession which may be considered.
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