- Wardrobe Technician/Stitcher

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Wardrobe Technician/Stitcher


Wardrobe Technician/Stitcher

• Intermediate Level


Cirque du Soleil: We are looking for a Wardrobe Technician whose role, as a part of the Wardrobe team, will be to ensure Costume elements are well maintained and the smooth running of shows.

Category Wardrober / Stylist 
Location Las Vegas, Nevada Area
Time Period Full Time
Posted Date Apr 04, 2022
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description

Reporting to the management team, all Technicians are expected to support the show and their co-workers in a positive and professional manner. All duties are to be performed in accordance with department and property policies, practices and procedures.
The Wardrobe Technician/Stitcher will:
-          Work with a team of Costume professionals including Drapers, Milliners and Craftspeople;
-          Construct and repair costumes using industrial and home sewing machines;
-          Finish costumes using hand stitching techniques;
-          Construct and finish a variety of types of costumes using traditional dressmaking techniques as well as unique/specialty techniques;
-          Work with a variety of fabrics including a high percentage of stretch fabrics;
-          Assist Costume team with construction solutions;
-          Document maintenance practices and repair notes, as needed;
-          Assist with the inventory, ordering and tracking of the department's supplies and equipment;
-          Maintain a flexible schedule for work calls;
-          Maintain a safe working environment at all times, by conforming to all established safety policies and procedures; Be available for required yearly safety classes;
-          Help with organization and cleanliness of the workspace;
-          Perform all other job-related duties as needed, such as:  updating tracking time tracking systems, assist in tracking and ordering of shop supplies, updating costume inventory when needed, and keeping updated on yearly OSHA classes.
The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications:
-          At least 3 years of previous experience as a professional Costume Technician, including experience in costume repairs and maintenance for a large-scale production show;
-          High School diploma or equivalent;
-          Expertise in working with home/industrial sewing machines and specialty machines;
-          Expertise of traditional and specialty costume stitching techniques;
-          Expertise in hand stitching techniques;
-          Knowledge of patternmaking;
-          Knowledge of fabrics and trims;
-          Ability to work independently;
-          Strong interpersonal and communication skills to deal effectively with co-workers;
-          Professional appearance and demeanor;
-          Availability to work varied shifts, including weekends and holidays;
-          Fluent in English, both written and spoken;
-          10-hour OSHA course completion card required;
-          Previous experience working in a multicultural group environment;
-          Verification of the right to work in the United States for Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group, as demonstrated by completion of the Form I-9 upon hire and the submission of acceptable documentation (as noted on the Form I-9) verifying one’s identity and work authorization;
-          Although not a pre-employment condition, this position requires you to be fully vaccinated. If requested, reasonable accommodations will be considered.

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