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FASHION DESIGNER, IN-DEPTH: I LIke Design And Sketching

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Kanjana, a Fashion Designer, shares what she likes most about her job,
its challenges, her key decision, how hard it is to work in her field and what her work-life balance is like. Kanjana finds it incredible when she sees a garment she drew on paper come to life when someone wears it.

Degree: Fashion Design
Job Title: Fashion Designer
Employer: Self-Employed

Job Summary: Fashion Designers

Job Description

Fashion designers create original clothing, accessories, and footwear. They sketch designs, select fabrics and patterns, and give instructions on how to make the products they designed.

On-the-Job Training

Long-term on-the-job training

Additional Info

Fashion designers often gain their initial experience in the fashion industry through internships or by working as an assistant designer. Internships provide aspiring fashion designers an opportunity to experience the design process, building their knowledge of textiles, colors, and how the industry works.

Quick Facts

Average salary
Average salary
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$35,000 - $130,000
Projected job growth
Projected Job Growth
0 to 10 percent
Typical schedule
Typical schedule
Full-time, Irregular, Long hours, Part-time
Typical workplace
Typical workplace
Indoor, Office, Travel
Personal qualities
Personal Qualities
Artistic, Creativity, Detail oriented, Verbal communication skills, Written communication skills, Likes working with hands

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m='15380'>to</span> <span m='15490'>be</span> <span m='15730'>able</span> <span m='15910'>to</span> <span m='16020'>transfer</span> <span m='16740'>into</span> <span m='17000'>the</span> <span m='17100'>paper</span> <span m='17990'>and</span> <span m='18140'>from</span> <span m='18340'>the</span> <span m='18430'>paper</span> <span m='18950'>to</span> <span m='19970'>the</span> <span m='20130'>garment,</span> <span m='20830'>I</span> <span m='20980'>think</span> <span m='21430'>that's</span> <span m='22570'>incredible.</span> <span m='23400'>And</span> <span m='23830'>then even</span> <span m='24840'>in</span> <span m='25050'>the</span> <span m='27960'>garment</span> <span m='28390'>like</span> <span m='28510'>this,</span> <span m='28870'>it's</span> <span m='29130'>still</span> <span m='29980'>not</span> <span m='30330'>live</span> <span m='30880'>until</span> <span m='31140'>you</span> <span m='31350'>see</span> <span m='31810'>on</span> <span m='32119'>the</span> <span m='32210'>person</span> <span m='32800'>that</span> <span m='32980'>movement</span> <span m='33630'>and</span> <span m='33740'>everything.</span> <span m='35186'>That's</span> <span m='35620'>incredible.</span> <span m='36050'>That</span> <span m='36390'>make</span> <span m='36630'>my</span> <span m='36890'>feeling</span> <span m='37390'>is</span> <span m='37700'>really</span> <span m='37980'>happy.</span> </p><p><span m='38910'>The</span> <span m='39010'>challenging</span> <span m='39620'>about</span> <span m='39860'>my</span> <span m='39980'>job</span> <span m='40430'>is</span> <span m='42160'>budget.</span> <span m='44690'>It's not</span> <span m='44985'>just</span> <span m='45280'>only</span> <span m='45510'>the</span> <span m='45610'>budget.</span> <span m='48410'>I</span> <span m='48520'>want</span> <span m='49010'>to</span> <span m='49530'>create</span> <span m='50030'>a</span> <span m='50150'>lot</span> <span m='50450'>of</span> <span m='52230'>brand</span> <span m='52760'>new,</span> <span m='53100'>unique</span> <span m='53900'>shape,</span> <span m='54440'>and</span> <span m='54570'>stuff</span> <span m='54840'>like</span> <span m='54990'>that.</span> <span m='55220'>Sometime</span> <span m='56860'>fabric</span> <span m='57370'>is</span> <span m='57510'>not</span> <span m='57710'>available.</span> <span m='58290'>Sometime</span> <span m='58840'>people</span> <span m='59280'>is</span> <span m='59420'>really</span> <span m='59670'>conservative</span> <span m='60550'>and</span> <span m='61040'>limit</span> <span m='61976'>me</span> <span m='62400'>a</span> <span m='62460'>lot</span> <span m='63030'>to</span> <span m='64060'>make</span> <span m='64290'>whatever</span> <span m='65040'>I</span> <span m='65140'>wanted</span> <span m='65470'>to</span> <span m='65590'>do.</span> <span m='65830'>Because</span> <span m='66530'>you</span> <span m='66730'>have</span> <span m='67020'>to,</span> <span m='67410'>dealing</span> <span m='67830'>with,</span> <span m='68860'>do</span> <span m='68920'>you</span> <span m='69070'>think</span> <span m='69290'>you</span> <span m='69390'>can</span> <span m='69590'>sell</span> <span m='69900'>this</span> <span m='70510'>for</span> <span m='70700'>real</span> <span m='70960'>people</span> <span m='71460'>or</span> <span m='71600'>just for</span> <span m='71900'>show.</span> <span m='73990'>That's</span> <span m='74470'>more</span> <span m='74660'>challenging</span> <span m='75760'>about,</span> <span m='76750'>I</span> <span m='76840'>think,</span> <span m='77160'>budget.</span> </p><p><span m='78530'>I</span> <span m='78670'>change</span> <span m='79180'>my</span> <span m='80740'>study</span> <span m='81080'>major</span> <span m='81850'>completely.</span> <span m='84520'>Well,</span> <span m='84620'>I</span> <span m='84910'>graduated</span> <span m='85350'>from</span> <span m='85520'>Thailand</span> <span m='86460'>in</span> <span m='86890'>a</span> <span m='87050'>hotel</span> <span m='87440'>management</span> <span m='87980'>program.</span> <span m='89140'>And</span> <span m='89690'>I</span> <span m='89770'>work</span> <span m='90120'>in</span> <span m='90270'>the</span> <span m='90370'>hotel</span> <span m='90860'>desk,</span> <span m='91420'>receptionist</span> <span m='92200'>for a</span> <span m='92580'>year.</span> <span m='93110'>And</span> <span m='93310'>then</span> <span m='93940'>I</span> <span m='94740'>switch.</span> <span m='95230'>And</span> <span m='95460'>then</span> <span m='95770'>when</span> <span m='95930'>I</span> <span m='95960'>moved</span> <span m='96310'>here,</span> <span m='96940'>and then</span> <span m='97110'>that's</span> <span m='97410'>how--</span> <span m='97870'>it's</span> <span m='98280'>like,</span> <span m='99270'>I think I</span> <span m='99470'>have</span> <span m='99700'>to</span> <span m='99830'>start</span> <span m='100150'>over.</span> <span m='100550'>And</span> <span m='100790'>then</span> <span m='100920'>if I</span> <span m='101110'>start</span> <span m='101360'>over,</span> <span m='101570'>I</span> <span m='101810'>want</span> <span m='102110'>to start</span> <span m='102390'>something</span> <span m='102710'>new</span> <span m='103020'>that</span> <span m='103150'>I</span> <span m='103500'>didn't</span> <span m='103790'>learn</span> <span m='104080'>before.</span> <span m='105120'>So</span> <span m='105850'>I</span> <span m='106100'>think</span> <span m='106570'>that's</span> <span m='106860'>why</span> <span m='107320'>it</span> <span m='108040'>change</span> <span m='108330'>me</span> <span m='108620'>and get</span> <span m='108890'>me</span> <span m='109195'>to this</span> <span m='109500'>point.</span> </p><p><span m='111250'>Not</span> <span m='111520'>really.</span> <span m='112530'>It's</span> <span m='112770'>a</span> <span m='113450'>lot</span> <span m='113660'>of</span> <span m='113920'>freelance.</span> <span m='118670'>Especially</span> <span m='119010'>in</span> <span m='119140'>San</span> <span m='119350'>Francisco,</span> <span m='119980'>I</span> <span m='120130'>think</span> <span m='120500'>it's</span> <span m='120700'>getting</span> <span m='121740'>more</span> <span m='122970'>than</span> <span m='123240'>before.</span> <span m='124480'>Especially</span> <span m='125020'>factories</span> <span m='125960'>and</span> <span m='126170'>stuff</span> <span m='126420'>like</span> <span m='126580'>that.</span> <span m='126790'>They</span> <span m='126900'>getting</span> <span m='128500'>the</span> <span m='128660'>hype</span> <span m='129039'>of</span> <span m='132190'>shop</span> <span m='132500'>local.</span> <span m='133600'>It's</span> <span m='133850'>getting</span> <span m='134140'>back.</span> <span m='135040'>And</span> <span m='135540'>all</span> <span m='135780'>of</span> <span m='135840'>those</span> <span m='136750'>make</span> <span m='137080'>from</span> <span m='137810'>logo</span> <span m='138150'>or</span> <span m='138610'>make</span> <span m='138840'>from</span> <span m='139010'>USA</span> <span m='139890'>is</span> <span m='140480'>coming</span> <span m='140830'>back</span> <span m='141120'>now.</span> <span m='141520'>So</span> <span m='141790'>it's</span> <span m='142230'>getting</span> <span m='142560'>better.</span> <span m='143240'>I</span> <span m='143320'>think</span> <span m='143970'>it's</span> <span m='144200'>getting</span> <span m='144520'>much</span> <span m='144740'>better</span> <span m='145000'>now.</span> </p><p><span m='145680'>The</span> <span m='145830'>balance</span> <span m='146330'>is</span> <span m='146732'>I don't</span> <span m='147134'>have kids.</span> <span m='148340'>So</span> <span m='148460'>my</span> <span m='148610'>work</span> <span m='148940'>is</span> <span m='149040'>my</span> <span m='149190'>kid.</span> <span m='149820'>Right</span> <span m='150140'>now,</span> <span m='150400'>I</span> <span m='150600'>think</span> <span m='151650'>I</span> <span m='151810'>am</span> <span m='152110'>really</span> <span m='152410'>happy.</span> <span m='153020'>But</span> <span m='153420'>for</span> <span m='153550'>being</span> <span m='154000'>balance,</span> <span m='154660'>I</span> <span m='155980'>don't</span> <span m='156300'>find</span> <span m='157430'>the</span> <span m='158340'>definition</span> <span m='159210'>of</span> <span m='159380'>the</span> <span m='159420'>good</span> <span m='159680'>balance</span> <span m='160010'>is.</span> <span m='160340'>But</span> <span m='160690'>as</span> <span m='161080'>long</span> <span m='161390'>as</span> <span m='162010'>I</span> <span m='162100'>can</span> <span m='162310'>bring</span> <span m='162560'>work</span> <span m='162780'>home.</span> <span m='163120'>I</span> <span m='163210'>work</span> <span m='163530'>here</span> <span m='163880'>and</span> <span m='164040'>sometime</span> <span m='164480'>I bring</span> <span m='164735'>work</span> <span m='164990'>home.</span> <span m='165305'>As</span> <span m='165620'>long</span> <span m='165790'>as</span> <span m='165980'>my</span> <span m='166150'>husband</span> <span m='166410'>OK</span> <span m='166670'>with</span> <span m='166880'>it.</span> <span m='167180'>He's</span> <span m='167360'>happy.</span> <span m='168330'>I</span> <span m='168470'>think</span> <span m='168780'>I'm</span> <span m='168950'>OK</span> <span m='169240'>with it</span> <span m='170670'>because,</span> <span m='171580'>if</span> <span m='171960'>for me,</span> <span m='172300'>I</span> <span m='172610'>can</span> <span m='172790'>work</span> <span m='173020'>all</span> <span m='173240'>the</span> <span m='173350'>time.</span> <span m='175540'>If you tire,</span> <span m='175900'>you</span> <span m='176400'>just</span> <span m='176760'>stop</span> <span m='177020'>and</span> <span m='177180'>go</span> <span m='177320'>run</span> <span m='177615'>or</span> <span m='177910'>something.</span> <span m='178540'>So</span> <span m='179020'>I</span> <span m='179140'>think</span> <span m='179390'>that's</span> <span m='180380'>balance</span> <span m='180840'>for</span> <span m='180940'>me</span> <span m='181150'>already.</span> <span m='181570'>But</span> <span m='181940'>in</span> <span m='182110'>the</span> <span m='182210'>future,</span> <span m='182590'>I'm</span> <span m='182700'>not</span> <span m='182870'>sure</span> <span m='183140'>what</span> <span m='183380'>is</span> <span m='183540'>my</span> <span m='183690'>balance</span> <span m='184280'>look</span> <span m='184430'>like.</span> </p>","file":{"id":364277,"video_id":"3268588692001","name":"2196-Kanjana-p-FashioDesigner2 In-depth","duration":185923,"thumbnail_url":null}});