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Fashion Designers Anchorage AK

Fashion designers work in fashion design and costume design. Some are apparel designers, some are footwear designers and some are accessory designers who create patterns and create prototypes to create their designs. Apparel designers specifically design clothing and oversee clothing production. See below for staffing agencies and job search companies in Anchorage, AK who can help you break into the creative industry.

PDS Technical
(907) 562-1633
PO Box 241921
Anchorage, AK

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Northwest Technical Services
(907) 562-1633
3330 Arctic Blvd.
Anchourage, AK

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Elite Employment Services
(907) 276-8367
1113 W Fireweed Ln Ste 200
Anchorage, AK
Main Industries / Positions
office clerical, technical, health care, information technology
Type of Service
temporary, long-term, temporary/part time, part time, payroll

Saic
(907) 272-7242
911 W 8 Ave
Anchorage, AK

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Midnight Sun Management
(907) 345-3320
2440 East Tudor
Achorage, AK

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Creative Financial Staffing
(907) 770-2293
3601 C St
Anchorage, AK

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Elite Employment
(907) 276-8367
1113 W Fireweed Ln
Anchorage, AK

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Opti Staffing Group
(907) 677-9675
2550 Denali St
Anchorage, AK

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Glacier Services Inc
(907) 277-3077
701 W 8th Ave
Anchorage, AK

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Aes Temporary Service
(907) 276-5707
821 N St
Anchorage, AK

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Career Profile for Fashion Designers

Career Overview

Design clothing and accessories. Create original garments or design garments that follow well established fashion trends. May develop the line of color and kinds of materials.

Career Outlook

Little or no change in employment is projected. Competition for jobs is expected to be keen as many applicants are attracted to the creativity and glamour associated with the occupation.

Employment change. Employment of fashion designers is projected to grow by 1 percent between 2008 and 2018. Some new jobs will arise from an increasing population demanding more clothing, footwear, and accessories. Demand is increasing for stylish clothing that is affordable, especially among middle-income consumers which will increase the need for fashion designers among apparel wholesalers. However, job opportunities in cut and sew manufacturing will continue to decline as apparel is increasingly manufactured overseas. Employment of fashion designers in this industry will not decline as fast as other occupations because firms are more likely to keep design work in house.

Job prospects. Job competition is expected be keen as many applicants are attracted to the creativity and glamour associated with the occupation. The best job opportunities will be in design firms that design mass-market clothing sold in department stores and retail chain stores, such as apparel wholesale firms. Few employment opportunities are expected in design firms that cater to high-end department stores and specialty boutiques as demand for expensive, high-fashion design declines relative to other luxury goods and services.


Employment Overview

Fashion designers held about 22,700 jobs in 2008. About 31 percent of fashion design...

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