Designers Resume Format

By | February 11, 2009

Designers Resume

A designer’s resume format presents your career in designing by highlighting your works and experiences rather than your education or employment history.

Your marketability in the field mainly depends on your ability to design clothes and to service many clients. If your designs gain recognition and publicity, emphasize them in your resume. 

Since you are in a specific profession, it is best to start your resume with a summary of your profile, including your highest attainment in the field, current job, and the most notable award that you received.

Next, present your experiences. For a designer, experience is in the form of servicing clients by designing clothes for them. If you are a hired designer of a particular clothing shop, indicate which the type of apparel you design.

If you work independently, you may state the type of clothes and the name of the clients if they are famous. The next section should discuss publications of your work: the fashion shows, magazines, or television shows where your designs are featured. Include the date for each entry.

Next, you may briefly tackle your employment history and educational background I two separate sections. You need not elaborate on these. End your resume with reference persons.  

Designers Resume Format and Example

Christina Fields

137 West St. New York

New York, USA

(012) 345-6789


  • More than 10 years of experience as a designer for apparels and formal wear
  • Started designing in college in a local clothes shop
  • Currently the designer for many known brands and Hollywood celebrities
  • Passionate and hardworking


Designer for Well-known Brands

  • Marks and Spencer women’s apparel, 2006 – present
  • Old Navy men’s and women’s clothes, 2002 – 2006

Designer for Celebrities 

  • Sarah Jessica Parker red carpet gown, 2007 and 2008
  • Lindsay Lohan red carpet gown, 2007
  • Christina Applegate evening gowns, 2006 – present
  • Wentworth Miller formal clothes. 2004 – present
  • Britney Spears concert wardrobe, 2002
  • Sarah Michelle Gellar casual clothes, 2000 – 2004


Fashion Shows

2009 Collection. Runway, January 2009

Apparel and dresses for 2009 with other popular designers

Brides Fashion Show. Runway, June 2008

Bridal gowns and apparel made by different designers 

2008 Apparel Collection. Runway, January 2008

Apparel and dresses for 2008 with other popular designers

2007 Apparel Collection. Runway, January 2007

Apparel and dresses for 2007 with other popular designers

Print Media


  • Weddings Magazine trendy gowns section, December 2008
  • Vogue Magazine women’s fashion section, August 2008
  • Meg Magazine weddings column, March, 2007
  • Fashion Magazine women’s formal wear section, November 2007
  • Vogue Magazine women’s fashion section, April 2006


Certificate Course in Designing                 2002 – 2004

The Second City Training Center

Los Angeles, USA 

Bachelor of Arts in Clothing Technology            1998 – 2002

University of Los Angeles

Los Angeles, USA


Professional Fashion Designer            2007 – present


California, USA

Designer for Women’s Apparel            2006 – present

Marks and Spencer Clothing Line

California, USA

Designer for Men and Women’s Apparel               2002 – 2006

Old Navy

New York, USA

Designer for Women’s Clothes – Part Time      2001 – 2002

Trendy Clothes Shop

New York, USA


Birth Date  April 9, 1981

Nationality  American

Civil Status  Single


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