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Costumer (CT)

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Costumer (CT)

• Intermediate Level

Summary

Disney Live Entertainment Costuming is seeking candidates for the role of Costumer. The Costumer is responsible for bringing costumes to life for the multiple Entertainment offerings across Walt Disney World.

Category Costume designer/stylist 
Location Orlando, Florida Area
Time Period Full Time
Posted Date Apr 04, 2022
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description

Candidates should have experience with textiles, garment construction and have strong negotiation and communication skills. The Costumer is also responsible for project and sustainment budgets. This role collaborates with all Entertainment disciplines throughout Walt Disney World to provide exceptional service.

This position is on an as needed basis with no guarantee of regular, on-going hours

Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for researching and facilitating the manufacturing of new and replacement Entertainment costumes with fiscal responsibility.
  • Partner with Entertainment and Costuming Operations to ensure costume quality and design is consistently maintained.
  • 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.
  • Manage and Mentor Front Line Cast- coaching them through their show responsibilities, while resolving pay issues and supervising 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:
  • Proven experience in the Theater, Film or Fashion Industry
  • Proven planning and organizational skills
  • Demonstrated computer skills in a Windows based environment
  • Demonstrated strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated strong partnering skills
  • Ability to be flexible with work schedule, including extended hours and holidays
  • Proven leadership experience
  • Demonstrated buying/negotiating experience
  • Demonstrated strong project management skills
Required Education
  • High school degree or 3+ years of experience in theatrical costuming, fashion or apparel.
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 Part Time 
Weekly Limit N/A
Shift Day, Evening
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