A creative designer designs the lines and shapes, determines the appropriate colors and fabrics for a creation that is constantly renewed. He collaborates with technicians, sales managers and marketing specialists. He also analyses the targeted market taking into consideration production capacities and tools, while keeping informed of fashion trends. The fashion designer compiles, presents, supports a collection portfolio and participates in the presentation of the collection to the press and to buyers.
A true master of works, the pattern drafter makes the designer's idea into a 3 dimensional shape. He must ensure the link between the creation and the production. His work research consists of making the sample garments including the technical and practical requirements concerning the type of garment from the fabric to the season. The pattern drafter masters the creation through the fittings and final essential alterations. He is also responsible for the collection production follow-up.