Fashion design is the process of conceiving, prototyping, and creating footwear, apparel, and fashion accessories.
Key Traits: Drawing and drafting skills, creative problem-solving, attention to detail.
Education Required: Associate or bachelor’s degree.
Where Fashion Design is Needed: Design firms, apparel wholesalers or manufacturers, theatrical or motion picture costume departments.
Projected Growth Through 2018**:
200 new jobs, or 1% growth rate nation-wide, with best prospects for applicants with degrees.vi