There are florists that are amazing flower designers and they don't have much previous experience _ they possess natural talents for creating beautiful designs and receive positive feedback on their design. There are others that require instruction and training before being able to create fabulous designs and receiving the good feedback. For those who fall into the latter case, the designer should seek out and take training classes as well as locating potential mentorship possibilities. Together these will help the person to enhance their skills and increase the amount of good reviews they receive. Also those in this latter category may do best, at least in the beginning, working in a designer position that follows recipes or formulas.
The primary position in a florist is the lead flower designer. This job could be fulfilled by the owner, a manager, or another employee and the task is to create designs using flowers. Even though this may seem pretty basic and simple, it is a very critical position. Every completed floral design will be judged and represents the quality and creativity of the florist shop.