Even before entering the second quarter of the financial year 2020, the fashion industry had started to see a decline in the demand of jobs. The lockdown that followed did crumple the social fabric of the fashion industry. Two months of Corona-influenced lockdown caused fashion and some well-known Indian designers to switch to creating safe and sustainable clothing- catering to need of the hour. But things are on the sunnier side now that homegrown brands are pacing up. Fashion recruiters are looking for candidates with trending skills required in fashion industry.
Here are a couple of job roles in fashion industry with increased demand…
A CGI artist or a Computer-generated imagery artist role has been gaining momentum for quite some time now. From short films to advertising projects to editorials, this profile gained even more popularity with the lockdown considering it requires a good experience in digital creativity and the technique has found a commonplace for all types of production.
A computer graphics background is useful for a job in computer-generated fashion designing. But given the demand for image rendering, a strong creative eye is also a major requirement for the role. The job description of a CGI artist also requires a person to be skilled in lighting, set design, styling and composition.
A number of growing brands are looking into ways to base their decision for investment in fashion brands to optimize ROI. The lockdown has impacted sales and a lot of inventory is left unsold. Every person associated with making an apparel is affected due to the same. In such a times data editors have become more important to retailers to help retailers sharpen and improve their marketing strategies. The shift from offline to online has made Data Editors need of a firm to analyse a situation and maximize potential.
Virtual showroom Designer
With the growth of e-commerce and increasing Coronavirus concerns, flights to many locations have become less frequent. As a result, store buyers make use of online shopping tools like virtual showrooms that are interactive and allows the user to browse clothing samples online. And that is why the role of a virtual showroom Designer is in demand these days.
Recruitment in apparel industry seems to have regained its pace in the past couple of months. The growing demand for Made in India goods in Apparel sector has increased. While employment opportunities in Fashion and retail Industry may have remained in question for some time, the social distancing protocol and travel restrictions have prompted the industry leaders to re-consider ways in which fashion world operates creating a bridge between job seekers and employers in fashion industry.
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