Clothing and textile technologists design, develop and manufacture natural and synthetic yarns, fabrics and textiles.

Textile technologists work with a variety of materials including man-made and natural textiles, leather, fur, plastics and metals. They may be responsible for developing fabrics for furnishings, clothing, household items, medical supplies, or textiles for use within the automotive industry. Responsibilities include:

  • liaising with and providing technical advice to design, marketing, purchasing and production staff
  • creating products in response to given briefs
  • amending designs where necessary
  • producing samples
  • dyeing and printing textiles
  • evaluating, identifying and selecting fabrics/products from suppliers
  • ensuring that products meet set requirements and specifications (eg colour fastness, durability etc)
  • checking products for suitability and testing for performance under various conditions
  • controlling production and quality standards
  • problem solving
  • dealing with customer queries and complaints
  • keeping up to date with trends and innovations

Typical employers

Employers of clothing and textile technologists include manufacturers of industrial textiles, small textile companies, retailers, research and development ...

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Advanced Diploma in Dress Design

Advanced Diploma in Dress Design

Nov. 5, 2016, 4:51 p.m.

Advanced Diploma in Dress Design is Diploma level Fashion Designing course. Dress Designing is the art of the application of design and aesthetics or natural beauty to clothing and accessories. Dress Designing is influenced by cultural and so..

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Advance Diploma in Fashion Management (ADFM)

Advance Diploma in Fashion Management (ADFM)

Nov. 5, 2016, 3:32 p.m.

Advance Diploma in Fashion Management (ADFM) is a Diploma level Fashion and Interior Designing course. This program specially designed for working Professional as well as for Fresher. The course combines the knowledge, skills and attitude dri..

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Certificate Course in Fashion Design

Certificate Course in Fashion Design

Nov. 5, 2016, 1:51 p.m.

Certificate Course in Fashion Design is a Diploma level Fashion Designing course. The course covers all aspects of fashion from the source of inspiration to the production of original prototype. It emphasizes on developing pe..

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M.A. Fashion Retail

M.A. Fashion Retail

Nov. 4, 2016, 4:38 p.m.

Master of Arts in Fashion Retail is a postgraduate Retail Management course. The course helps to stimulate creative solutions for multi-channel fashion retailing, and to exploit the design and communication potential of the p..

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B.Des. Textile Design

B.Des. Textile Design

Nov. 4, 2016, 3:20 p.m.

Bachelor of Design in Textile Design is an undergraduate Fashion and Interior Designing course. Textile Design covers the study of the concepts and processes of creating designs for knitted, woven or printed fabrics, embroidery designs, print..

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B.Des. Knitwear Design

B.Des. Knitwear Design

Nov. 4, 2016, 2:19 p.m.

Bachelor of Design in Knitwear Design is an undergraduate Fashion and Interior Designing course. The Knitwear Design program is structured keeping in view the future requirements of the Indian knitting industry. The students get an opportunit..

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Bachelor of Fashion Studies (BFS)

Bachelor of Fashion Studies (BFS)

Nov. 4, 2016, 1:55 p.m.

Bachelor of Fashion Studies (BFS) is an undergraduate Fashion Technology course. Fashion technology is the art of the application of design and aesthetics or natural beauty to clothing and accessories. It encompasses a vast field of studies i..

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B.Sc. Dress Designing

B.Sc. Dress Designing

Nov. 4, 2016, 1:24 p.m.

Bachelor of Science in Dress Designing is an undergraduate Fashion and Interior Designing course. Dress Designing is the art of the application of design and aesthetics or natural beauty to clothing and accessories. Dress Des..

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