Career Opportunities in the Fashion Industry / Edition 2

Career Opportunities in the Fashion Industry / Edition 2

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by Peter Vogt
     
 

ISBN-10: 0816068410

ISBN-13: 9780816068418

Pub. Date: 08/28/2007

Publisher: Facts on File, Incorporated

A career counselor-writer profiles careers in textiles, production/ manufacturing, retail, media, promotions, education, and other fashion-related areas (e.g., Web designer). Some 60 profiles include salary range, prospects (not always encouraging), prerequisites, a position description, career ladder, unions and associations, and tips for entry. Appended resources

Overview

A career counselor-writer profiles careers in textiles, production/ manufacturing, retail, media, promotions, education, and other fashion-related areas (e.g., Web designer). Some 60 profiles include salary range, prospects (not always encouraging), prerequisites, a position description, career ladder, unions and associations, and tips for entry. Appended resources include US educational institutions, professional associations, periodicals, and websites. The foreword is by the acting director of career services, Parsons School of Design. Annotation c. Book News, Inc.,Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780816068418
Publisher:
Facts on File, Incorporated
Publication date:
08/28/2007
Series:
Career Opportunities Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
8.68(w) x 11.04(h) x 0.92(d)
Age Range:
14 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

Forewordvii
Introductionix
Acknowledgmentsxi
How to Use This Bookxiii
Textiles1
Fabric Librarian2
Market Researcher, Textiles4
Product Manager, Textiles7
Sales Representative, Textiles9
Textile Colorist12
Textile Conversion Manager15
Textile Designer18
Textile Research Scientist21
Textile Stylist24
Production/Manufacturing27
Accessory Designer28
Costing Engineer31
Cutter34
Fashion Designer36
Fashion Forecaster39
Fit Model42
Industrial Engineer45
Marker Maker48
Merchandiser50
Pattern Grader53
Pattern Maker55
Piece Goods Buyer58
Product Manager, Apparel61
Production Manager64
Quality Control Engineer67
Sales Representative, Apparel70
Samplemaker73
Sewing Machine Operator75
Showroom Sales Representative78
Sketcher81
Spreader84
Retail87
Boutique Owner88
Buyer's Clerical90
Cashier93
Department Manager96
Distribution Planner98
Fabric Store Manager100
Fashion Buyer103
Fashion Coordinator106
Merchandise Manager109
Retail Sales Associate112
Stock Clerk115
Store Manager118
Visual Merchandiser121
Media125
Fashion Editor126
Fashion Illustrator129
Fashion Photographer132
Fashion Stylist135
Fashion Writer138
Promotions141
Advertising Professional142
Copywriter145
Fashion Public Relations Specialist148
Fashion Show Producer151
Graphic Designer154
Media Buyer157
Print Model160
Runway Model163
Education165
College Professor166
Consultant169
Wardrobe Consultant172
Other Fashion Careers175
Controller176
Costume Designer179
Database Manager182
Human Resources Administrator185
Tailor188
Web Designer191
Appendixes195
I.Educational Institutions196
II.Professional, Industry, and Trade Associations and Unions210
III.Fashion and Apparel Periodicals and Websites214
IV.Bibliography219
Index221

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