Friday, August 26, 2011

7. Fashion Illustrator

The fashion industry is always looking at how there products appeal to the target market. Your job is to design and prepare pictures and sketches, usually with computer programs, to create the vision of the apparel, or designs.You need an eye for fashion and skill with graphic arts to pick the appropriate colors, and images to show your ideas as actual images. 

An entry level job as a Fashion Illustrator has different requirements depending on your employer, but basically a bachelor's degree in graphic design or a related program is what they are looking for. You will need to be able to use computer programs such as Adobe or CAD. A degree that has some elements of fashion or interior design is helpful.

Your salary can be somewhat geographically influenced New York City and Los Angeles are the best parts of the country to loo. The median annual salary for fashion illustrators is $55,840.
There's a lot of things that I personally like about this job because of the different directions you could take it depending on what your major interest is in fashion. From bridal wear to baby clothes you have room to take what your given and show it to the market in completely new and creative ways. There's not a start up cost and the job requirements are fairly basic which leaves you with room grow and add to your skills as you further in experience in the field.

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