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Sewing Specialist

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Sewing Specialist

• Emerging Level
Skills: Seamstress Tailor

Summary

Walt Disney Entertainment is looking for applicants for Disney Live Entertainment Costuming Workroom Sewing Specialist positions for locations throughout Walt Disney World and our Off-Property campus.

Category Costume designer/stylist  Wardrober / Stylist 
Location Orlando, Florida Area
Time Period Full Time
Posted Date Jul 27, 2022
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description

The workrooms support all of Walt Disney World Costuming including Operations, Entertainment, and Characters, creating and maintaining garments and non-garments.

As a Sewing Specialist you will construct and maintain our legendary costumes by stitching them into existence for our Guests' dreams to come true. The Sewing Specialist makes safety their #1 priority.

Responsibilities:
  • Complete alterations and produce garments according to due dates with exactness
  • Maintain a premium quality of work to uphold Disney standards of alterations and garment construction
  • Perform minor maintenance on assigned single needle lock stitch sewing machines
  • Address concerns in the workspace and know when to escalate and partner with team
  • Maintain a safe and healthy work environment following standards and procedures while complying with Company guidelines including cleaning, sweeping, and organizing workspace
  • Receive training on the use of several tools, industrial machines, and safety procedures
  • Cast members may be required to handle cleaning chemicals and supplies
  • Additional Personal Protective Equipment (face shields, goggles, gloves, etc.) may be required at times
Basic Qualifications:
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Operate sewing machines with efficiency
  • Work with all types of fabrics, including synthetic and natural fibers, fur, foam, vinyl, and leather
  • Understand garment repair and construction instructions
  • Comfortable working in areas where performers may be in multiple stages of dress/undress
  • Push, pull, lift and carry 20 lbs., including overhead
  • Climb ladders, stairs and work in several elevations
  • Prolonged standing and walking long distances throughout the duration of shift
  • Work for extended periods of high activity
  • Flexible scheduling with seven (7) days of full availability including first/second shifts, weekends, holidays, and overtime
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Three (3) years of experience in garment construction or repair
  • Experience operating home or industrial straight stitch sewing machines
  • Experience operating specialized industrial sewing machines including overlock, blind hemmers, cover stitch, etc.

Job Type Part Time  Full Time 
Weekly Limit N/A
Shift N/A
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