As a Florist (Florist) you will create bouquets, arrangements and other types of floristic works with the help of flowers, leaves, plants and accessories. Your creativity and a good eye for designs are as important as your knowledge of cutting, treating and arranging flowers and other plants such that they will stay fresh for as long as possible. In addition you must be aware of current floristic trends and produce designs for different seasons, occasions and events.
As a representative of Fashion Technology – such as a Fashion Dressmaker
(Modeschneider) in Germany – you will be closely cooperating with customers in the tailoring of garments or in the production area. As a fashion dressmaker you produce garments by using your knowledge in the subject areas textile technology, pattern construction, accessories, fashion and colour trends. In a small operation you will usually be working in the construction of patterns, in tailoring and sewing and also in the design of garments.
You will be a technically qualified producer of clothing, efficiently handling different kinds of materials and able to work on industrial sewing machines as well as on consumer sewing machines.
Professional requirements include a nose for trends, creativity, inspiration as well as the necessary fashion-related technical skills.
Graphic Design Technology
As a Graphic Designer (German job description: Digital and Print Media Designer (Mediengestalter Digital und Print)) you will work in advertising agencies, corporate advertising departments, pre-press shops or printing houses. Graphic Designers can also be referred to as Art Director, Production Art Director, AD Assistant or Advertising Specialist. In pre-press shops and printing houses they may be referred to as Artwork Producers or Printing Assistants.
Your competences include generating ideas, creating layouts, digital processing, typography, production of graphics, typesetting, printing and presentation of the final product.
The activity comprises every kind of graphical representation, including 2D design, graphic design for 3D formats and image processing.
Visual Merchandising/Window Dressing
As a Visual Marketing Designer (Gestalter für visuelles Marketing) you will develop and realise visual design concepts for sales, presentation or exhibition rooms and ensure the adequate showcasing of goods, products and services. You will mainly be working in retail businesses, such as department stores and furniture suppliers. Other potential employers are exhibition and event organisers as well as advertising agencies.
As a Goldsmith (Goldschmied) you will create or repair jewellery made of a variety of precious metals. You are able to work economically and still fulfil the highest demands for precision work and quality. Creativity, the use of suitable tools, compliance with health and safety regulations and sustainability are of importance in this field of activity.