Many of these skills you will have developed throughout the course of your study at university. Take the time to look through the list and try to think of an occasion when you have demonstrated these skills. Try to identify your weaknesses and consider how you might improve your profile. Have a look at the suggested links for more industry specific information
Metalwork and jewellery graduates often cross disciplines and they are well placed to be effective in all sectors of a knowledge based society due to their capacity for creative and analytical thought; this is something highly valued by a wide range of employment sectors. They are typically found working in a variety of roles within the fashion and accessories retail sector, but also find employment within the arts and craft industries either as an employee or more commonly, as a freelance designer.
Below, is a list of job descriptions that are relevant to your field of study or interests. The following links provide useful information on what each role entails and the skills required for fulfilling the roles successfully.
- Ceramics designer
- Fashion designer
- Furniture designer
- Retail buyer
- Interior and spatial designer
- Higher education lecturer
- Further education lecturer
- Theatre/set designer