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Costume Shop Stitcher (Contract)


Costume Shop Stitcher (Contract)

• Emerging Level


Animax Designs: We are seeking a temporary contract Stitcher for our costume department. Stitchers are responsible for the construction of textile and fabric soft goods as directed by the department manager.

Category Costume designer/stylist 
Location Greater Nashville Area
Time Period 6 Months
Posted Date Mar 07, 2022
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description

Contract length: 12 - 30 weeks (estimated)
  • Sews, and/or repairs either by machine or hand, the soft goods as assigned.
  • Labels soft goods for long term storage.
  • Operates a variety of sewing machines, including (but not limited to) single needle industrial; industrial zigzag, overlock, merrow or serger, domestic straight and zigzag machines.
  • Manages time effectively on each project.
  • Communicates with other team members concerning problems and possible solutions.
  • Maintains a tidy work space and participates in end of day cleanup.
  • Must be able to work on ladders and work from heights, using scissor or boom lifts (training provided)
  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs and work around chemicals
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Minimum 1-2 years of sewing experience.
  • Associates or Bachelors degree preferred
  • Knowledge of costume or fashion history
  • Knowledge of fabric types and uses
  • Good interpersonal and communications skills
  • Working knowledge of specialty needlework techniques
  • Skill in a variety of contemporary and historical hand sewing techniques
  • Skill in a variety of contemporary and historical machine sewing techniques
  • Ability to safely operate an industrial steam iron
  • Ability to identify and distinguish colors
  • Ability to sit for long periods of time

Job Type Contract  Temporary 
Weekly Limit 40
Shift Day
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