- Costume Lead

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Costume Lead


Costume Lead

• Intermediate Level


NBCUniversal is looking for a Costume Lead to join our Studio Operations team in Doraville, GA.

Category Costume designer/stylist  Wardrober / Stylist 
Location Greater Atlanta Area
Time Period Full Time
Posted Date May 01, 2023
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description

NBCUniversal is looking for a Costume Lead to join our Studio Operations team in Doraville, GA.

In this role you will be responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations of the costume and wardrobe department to support both our internal and external productions within the broader Atlanta metro region. You’ll provide oversight of an extensive inventory of production assets to ensure ideal curation and utilization while managing a team to support production logistics, inventory management, and billing. You will also work closely with Los Angeles based team members to help build and manage key SOPs, system technologies, and standards across the departments.  

You will need to be a seasoned production professional able to operate at multiple levels and bring in a forward-thinking operations expertise.

What You’ll Do
  • Manage P&L for the department through daily, weekly, and monthly monitoring of material costs, labor expenses, and revenue streams. Partner with finance and executives to inform and create annual operation budgets, monthly forecasts, and long-range planning
  • Determine optimal scheduling and labor shifts including workdays/hours, and overtime based on business volume
  • Oversee office administration functions including customer onboarding, order processing, invoicing/billing, client dispute resolution, vendor relations, out-of-state shipping, monthly accounting close, etc.
  • Meet with customers to discuss new/continuing show budgets; identify current/future needs and find creative ways to solve production problems. Respond to customer feedback, suggestions, and issues
  • Measure and report rental inventory utilization; provide recommendations around asset acquisition, liquidation, and merchandising based on category, period, location, and opportunity for growth and expansion
  • Provide design/consulting services for various productions, on-lot events/seminars, high-profile community/industry engagements
Let’s Talk About You…
  • Customer Service Champion- No request is too big or too small, you put customers and our people first   
  • Passion for Production- You understand and care about high-end content production and how our businesses fit into the overarching process
  • Growth leader- You are a proven leader known to challenge the status quo, introduce new and better ways of delivering results, and make difficult decisions and lead through change
  • Analytical expert- You create tools and processes quickly and accurately to provide job estimates for clients leveraging deep industry experience, historical trends, team expertise, and vendor relationships
  • Flawless executer- You get things done! Using strong business acumen, organizational and superior process/project management skills, you prioritize and execute numerous complex projects in parallel
  • Trendsetter- You understand market shifts as demand changes and how to respond quickly with the right assets at the right time
  • Tech-savvy – You are an MS Office whiz and can take on new software with ease
What You Must Have…
  • BS degree in related field or equivalent of combination education/experience
  • 6+ years of experience in a business environment, solving complex operational problems with proven record of leadership
  • 3+ years of experience in a role that requires application of extensive knowledge of clothing - styles, fabrics, patterns, shoes, jewelry, and accessories by decade
  • Work experience in film production
  • Work experience in Costume Rental House
  • 3+ years of experience in business administration, budgeting, and process improvement
  • 3+ years of experience in inventory/warehouse management
  • Training and experience to identify fabrics, decade and pattern of clothing and efficiently enter it into the database with photos; operate camera booth; troubleshoot IT problems
  • Must be able and willing to work any shift as needed.  Including shifts standing, lifting, climbing ladders, bending, crouching, and moving up to 25 lbs. of clothing, shoes, and accessories in a warehouse environment
What Would Make You a Stand-out:
  • Ability to interact with all levels of personnel, including executives, operational supervisors, and front-line crew
  • Strong communication and written skills
  • Strong computer skills: ability to understand multiple operating systems.
  • Strong analytical capabilities and financial acumen
  • Knowledge of the production process, specifically costuming
  • Knowledge of various studio departments and production groups
  • Ability to instinctively appraise assets based on value, usefulness, rent ability, etc.
  • Experience working on set and managing production budgets
  • Artistic ability to understand production and costumer needs
  • Strong computer literacy in inventory tracking systems (i.e., RTPro)
Additional Requirements:
Required On-Site: This position is required to be performed full-time from an NBCUniversal-designated worksite.

Job Type Full Time 
Weekly Limit N/A
Shift Day, Evening
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