Combines a passion for clothing and accessories with a classroom environment, where they guide students in topics such as sewing, patterns, and trends in fashion.
Having prior industry experience and a professional portfolio are both essential for fashion designers who want to teach, and a bachelor's degree in a related field is also mandatory.
State licensure is needed for any designer teaching within the public school system, while a master's degree or higher is required for teaching jobs at a post secondary institution.
Be able to communicate effectively to students.
Must be able to understand their students' needs and know how to best motivate them.
Should be able to demonstrate sewing skills, understand fashion trends and understand patterns for the benefit of their students.