Product- en kledingontwerpers


ISCO 08 Code 2163     Product and garment designers

Lead Statement
Product and garment designers design and develop products for manufacture and prepare designs and specifications of products for mass, batch and one-off production.

Task statement
Tasks include :

  • determining the objectives and constraints of the design brief by consulting with clients and stakeholders
  • formulating design concepts for clothing, textiles, industrial, commercial and consumer products, and jewellery
  • harmonizing aesthetic considerations with technical, functional and production requirements
  • preparing sketches, diagrams, illustrations, plans, samples and models to communicate design concepts
  • negotiating design solutions with clients, management, and sales and manufacturing staff
  • selecting, specifying and recommending functional and aesthetic materials, production methods and finishes for manufacture
  • detailing and documenting the selected design for production
  • preparing and commissioning prototypes and samples
  • supervising the preparation of patterns, programs and tooling, and the manufacturing process

Included occupations
Examples of the occupations classified here:

  • Costume designer
  • Fashion designer
  • Industrial designer
  • Jewellery designer

Excluded occupations
Some related occupations classified elsewhere:

  • Engineering designer - 214
  • Building architect - 2161
  • Landscape architect - 2161
  • Interior designer - 3432

CommentsSCO 88 Code(s) 3471, part
(NCvB; Mei 2010)