Garment Technologists will work with the design team to help decide which material should be used, how the materials might have to be altered to make it better, as well as checking that the right manufacturing, stitching and fitting methods are being implemented.
You must have a degree in Garment Technology or Production, or similar technical degree for direct entry to this job. This may mean you have A HND, BTEC or A-Levels in subjects that closely replace to this, such as Art, Textiles, Product Design or Manufacturing for example. A good portfolio of all of the projects you have done will really help you in interview!
- An interest in sewing and stitching methods
- An understanding of manufacturing processes
- Strong interest in fashion and design
- The ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
£16,000 to £20,000