Diversified career options for Accessory Design
Accessories are personal objects, that relate functionally, conceptually and aesthetically to people and their environment. The course involves exploring, processing and experimenting with thoughts, ideas & materials in order to establish a platform for new ideas and a powerful personal expression. The programs adopt a spectrum of knowledge transaction methods which include lectures, Projects (studio, live & collaborative), Group work, Field trips (traditional & contemporary), Self-study, Presentations & reflections. Students are immersed in traditional craft techniques as well as the use of smart digital tools. By the end of the course, the student will have in-depth knowledge, both practical and theoretical, of the fashion accessory design process and a clear understanding of the broader cultural and social context of design. She will also be able to engage confidently, professionally and successfully with the domestic fashion accessory industry and with the international fashion accessories landscape.
Accessory Design graduates have been able to carve a niche for themselves in traditional as well as emerging sectors of global fashion industry space namely jewellery, body gears, home accessories, craft, furniture, footwear, bag, interiors, and in the realm of Designing experiences. Our graduates have also been able to tap the potential of emerging markets such as User Interface and Experience design, smart wearables, Consumer interface design and product design and online market channels. Many Accessory Design graduates are successful entrepreneurs today.
NIFT Mumbai Previous Years’ Placement Trends
The NIFT placement 2020-21 report has not been released by the institute. However, you can still observe the placement trends with the previous years’ statistics. The 2019 NIFT Mumbai placements were disappointing with a 37% placement percentage. The placement records observed over the years are presented with the help of a graph below:
NIFT Mumbai Placements 2021: Roles Offered
The NIFT Mumbai 2021 placements report is not available. As per the previous years’ records, students chose challenging work domains during placements. Some of the challenging careers students took up have been highlighted in the table below:
|NIFT Mumbai Placements: Top Roles
|Space Design/ Design Research
|Augmented Reality/ Virtual Reality
NIFT Mumbai Placements 2021: Top Companies
The top recruiter’s list of the NIFT Mumbai 2021 placements has not been released on the website. Some of the top recruiters as per the previous records have been enlisted below:
|NIFT Mumbai Placements: Top Companies
|Cactus Menswear Fashion
|Bata India Limited
|Ampm Fashions Pvt. Ltd.
|Eskay Home Collections
|Emerald Jewels Industry India Ltd.
NIFT Mumbai Alumni Placements: Sector-wise Distribution
NIFT’s alumni take the legacy of the institute forward by showcasing amazing work, wherever they go. NIFT is one of the top fashion institutes in the country. Hence, renowned brands recruit their students. Their alumni are working with leading fashion brands like Reliance Retail, Myntra, Shoppers Stop, Nykaa, and Raymond Limited. A lot of them work in the Arts and Design sector followed by Marketing and Business Development. Refer to the below-mentioned graph for NIFT alumni sector-wise distribution:
NIFT Mumbai Alumni Placements: Top Companies
Some of the leading fashion industry giants NIFT Mumbai alumni are working with currently have been enlisted below:
|NIFT Mumbai Alumni Placements: Top Employers
|Aditya Birla Fashion and Retail Ltd.
|Future Group India