Textile Designer

Minimum Graduate in Textile Designing

Minimum experience of 1 to 5 years in the relevant field

The tasks a Textile Designer is expected to perform include:

Developing patterns to creates designs for use in manufacture of cloth

Studying the cuttings of designs that are brought out by other Indian as well as foreign mills

Reviewing the literature on textile designing

Watching and viewing all the available literature on textile designing

Watching the current trends in style

Developing the designs of new patterns and colour combinations

Preparing the rough drawing of designs

Reproducing the final designs on graph paper

Indicating the inter-lacement of warp and weft

Supervising and inserting of pattern on dobby or jacquard looms

Examining the samples of woven pattern

Correcting or making amendments in the design on graph, if necessary

Checking the functioning of cards punched by Card Cutter

Pegging the lattice done by the Lattice Rigger

Skilled in providing quality textiles designs in a particular time frame

In-depth knowledge of fabrics, weaves, embroidery and print techniques

Extensive knowledge of designing and exposure in research and development of current fashion trends

Proficient in developing patterns to creates designs

Knowledge of all the available literature on textile designing

Skilled in developing new patterns and colour combinations for designs

Not applicable


Hard working

Manual dexterity



It is not a desk job

Need not handle a team

Local travelling is not a part of this job role

Part-time work and contractual jobs maybe available

Work from home option is not available

Working hours
Companies usually work for 5/6 days a week and 8/9 hours everyday. This may vary from company to company

Shift system maybe available

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?
This job is suitable for candidates with One Leg (OL), Both Legs (BL) and those who have their Hearing Impaired (HH)

This job is not considered hazardous or dangerous according to The Factories Act, 1948

For candidates with experience - INR 9,300 to INR 34,800 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Textile & Handloom; Apparel Industry in India

Indian textiles and apparel have a history of fine craftsmanship and global appeal. Cotton, silk and denim from India are highly popular abroad and with the upsurge in Indian design talent, Indian apparel has also found success in the fashion centers of the world.

India is the second largest producer of textiles and garments in the world with an enormous raw material and manufacturing base. This industry accounts for almost 24per cent of the world?s spindle capacity and eight per cent of global rotor capacity. In the near future, India's apparel exports to developed markets are expected to increase considerably. India has the potential to increase its textile and apparel share in the world trade from 4.5 per cent to eight per cent and reach US$ 80 million by 2020. So, this sector will have a lot of demand for a Textile Designer in the present as well as in the future.

Textile manufacturing units

Leather companies


Cities and towns across India