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date_icon_black25 Feb 2018
location_icon_blackWimbledon, London or Crewe, Staffordshire
date_icon_black25 Feb 2018
location_icon_blackWimbledon, London or Crewe, Staffordshire
currency_icon_black Competitive
Here at TPRG, we believe that internships are one of the most important stepping stones to building a successful and rewarding career.
  Fashion never sleeps, and to make sure we are always ahead of the game we are seeking new talents to join our international team. Whether your skills lie within luxury fashion, creative design, technology or logistics, we can offer y…
About Us: City Internships simplifies intern recruitment by connecting students with internship programs across the globe, ensuring all participants improve their career prospects and become more commercially and culturally aware. Our int…
About Us: Adobe is changing the world through digital experiences. Our creative, marketing and document solutions empower everyone – from emerging artists to global brands – to bring digital creations to life and deliver them to the right pe…
The people here at Apple don’t just create products — they create the kind of wonder that’s revolutionised entire industries.   It’s the diversity of those people and their ideas that inspires the innovation tha…
Who are we?   We are a leading global Design & Consultancy firm for built assets.   Applying our deep market sector insights and collective design, consultancy, engineering, project and management services we work in partnership wit…
HELPING YOU FIND A CAREER IN Art and Design and Fashion

Art and design and fashion graduates bring a creative flair to the projects that they work on, creating and curating work that other people can enjoy. Graduate art and design and fashion jobs are in high demand - browse through TheBigChoice to find opportunities to suit you.

LOOKING FOR an Art, Design & Fashion CAREER?
How much can I earn as a Designer?
Starting salaries for assistants in this field are usually around £13,000. Average salaries for the following roles, according to Pay Scale, are:
  • Gallery curator - £27,122
  • Graphic designer - £21,562
  • Illustrator - £22,030
  • Textile designer - £22,127
  • Senior fashion designer - £34,006
Freelance workers earn on a commission by commission basis and in this case, the sky really is the limit.
What qualifications do I need to be a Designer?
After a Bachelors Degree If your degree is in a specific subject, for example a certain branch of fashion design, the roles you can apply for as a graduate should be fairly clear – as assistant in a menswear department, for example, if you have studied menswear design. If your qualifications are more general or you have studied something that you now don’t want to pursue directly, you may want to look into a Masters degree or postgraduate qualification in your particular area, as this will firm up the skills you need. The main thing you’re likely to need is a strong portfolio that demonstrates your work and technical ability, along with a significant amount of work experience to prove your dedication to your chosen field.
What skills do I need to be a Designer?
Art, design and fashion jobs are all about being creative, and having the confidence to run with your ideas. You'll need an open mind not just in trying new things, but also in learning from and working for people who've been in the industry a long time. You also have to be on time with deadlines, and be able to work well with a team of people.

Although specific technical skills are needed for each area of the art and design sector, there are certain skills that are required across the board – whether you work in fashion, the design industry or a fine art. They include:
  • Commercial awareness
  • Business sense
  • Strong organisation
  • Design flair
  • Teamwork
  • Communication
  • Time management
  • Resilience
One of the main skills you will need as an artist or designer is to be able to keep up to date with the latest trends and developments. You’ll also need a thick skin, because being successful in this industry is tough.
What experience do I need to get a job in Art, Design & Fashion?
Work experience is absolutely essential in this industry, so aside from a well-stocked portfolio you will need to demonstrate that you have taken on various internships – some of which might have to come after you’ve graduated or completed your course. Contact companies directly and ask if you can come in for work experience or to shadow an existing member of staff.

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