- Create functional or decorative objects by hand, using a variety of methods and materials.
- Cut, shape, fit, join, mold, or otherwise process materials, using hand tools, power tools, or machinery.
- Select materials for use based on strength, color, texture, balance, weight, size, malleability and other characteristics.
- Apply finishes to objects being crafted.
- Develop concepts or creative ideas for craft objects.
- Set specifications for materials, dimensions, and finishes.
- Confer with customers to assess customer needs or obtain feedback.
- Fabricate patterns or templates to guide craft production.
- Create prototypes or models of objects to be crafted.
- Sketch or draw objects to be crafted.
- Advertise products and work, using media such as internet advertising and brochures.
- Develop product packaging, display, and pricing strategies.
- Research craft trends, venues, and customer buying patterns to inspire designs and marketing strategies.
- Develop designs using specialized computer software.
The data sources for the information displayed here include: O*NET™; US Department of Labor (BLS); Virginia Workforce Connection.
Projections Quick View:
Virginia: No Data
National: + 4.0%
Three: Medium Preparation Needed
Moderately High ($36,000 - $49,999)