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Costumer

Summary

The Costumer role takes a costume from page to stage. You will research and facilitate the manufacturing of new and replacement Entertainment costumes while collaborating with some of the industry's top talent.

Category Costume designer/stylist  Wardrober / Stylist 
Location Orlando, Florida Area
Time Period Full Time
Posted Date Sep 23, 2022
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description

The Costumer must have the ability to communicate direction and concepts to multiple levels of cast members.

Responsibilities
  • Partner with Entertainment and Costuming Operations to ensure costume quality and design is consistently maintained
  • Produce estimates, manage timelines & budgets
  • Work with Designer to identify fabrics, trims and all garment accessories factoring in climate, safety, and functionality
  • Coordinate fittings with Entertainment and Workroom personnel
  • Document Costumes and Production process in various formats for history and analysis
  • Source new vendors for materials and finished goods, attend trade shows to keep up on the cutting edge of costume production
  • Lead and mentor hourly union cast, coaching them through their show responsibilities, while resolving pay issues and shepherding their development
  • Monitor show quality through Cast feedback and periodic assessments. Give direction on how to clean costumes, setting up lines, etc.
  • Interface daily with Entertainment Show Producers, Directors, Designers, and Entertainment and Costuming Operations Leaders
Basic Qualifications
  • Experience in Theatre, Film or Fashion
  • Proven planning and organizational skills
  • Proven project management skills
  • Demonstrated computer skills in a Windows-based environment
  • Demonstrated strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated strong partnering skills
  • Basic understanding of union agreements
  • Basic understanding of garment construction and textiles
Preferred Qualifications
  • Ability to be flexible with work schedule, including extended hours and holidays
  • Proven leadership experience
  • Demonstrated buying/negotiating experience
  • Demonstrated experience utilizing a PLM and purchasing software
Required Education
High School degree or 3+ years' experience industry experience

Preferred Education
Bachelor's degree in Costuming, Costume design, Textiles, Fashion Merchandising, Fashion Design, Fine Arts or 5 years' experience in a Costuming role

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