The average salary for a Fashion Designer at Kate Spade LLC is $76,936.
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Job Description for Fashion Designer
A fashion designer creates designs for items like clothing, shoes, and accessories. Prior to creating a prototype, the designer will create a sketch of the clothing. Usually, this clothing concept will then be presented to management, who will approve the clothing so that a prototype can be created. The fashion designer will often be expected to have sewing skills, in order to create the first clothing example. When the design is handed over to a factory or other clothing producer, the designer …Read more
Fashion Designer Tasks
- Draw patterns and specifications for articles of clothing, determining factors such as design, colors, materials, and methods of production.
- Promote designs by displaying samples of clothing at sales meetings and fashion shows.
- Follow fashion trends by researching customer preferences, attending fashion shows, and reading fashion publications.
- Develop design ideas based on targeted demographic and preferences of management or clients.
- Supervise assistants creating patterns and producing samples of articles of clothing.
Popular Employer Salaries for Fashion Designer
The top respondents for the job title Fashion Designer are from the companies Under Armour, Inc., Steve Madden, Ltd. and Polo Ralph Lauren Corp. Reported salaries are highest at The Gap Inc. where the average pay is $100,542. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include G-Iii Apparel Group and Polo Ralph Lauren Corp, earning around $80,000 and $76,841, respectively. Under Armour, Inc. pays the lowest at around $52,130. Apparel LLC and Steve Madden, Ltd. also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $65,000 and $69,729, respectively.
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