Manager – Costume Entertainment

Application ends: October 31, 2022
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Job Description

The Manager, Costume Entertainment is responsible for all entertainment costuming including supervising cosmetology.

  • S/he will manage a team of costumers and work closely with suppliers/vendors to supervise the costume production cycle from start to finish.
  • Identify ongoing costume improvement to improve cast comfort and production/maintenance efficiency
  • Manage costume production budget and source new vendors and suppliers when required; continually evaluate the costume inventory level for all parties and develop costume replacement plans in a timely fashion
  • Train cast members and supporting teams in the proper wear of all garments, including mascots.
  • They will work closely with various teams to strike optimal business balance from multiple perspectives – creative, safety, distribution, maintenance, and financial and document all costume history from design through completion with relevant notes.

Job Requirements

  • Degree holder, preferably in theatre costuming
  • Minimum eight years in costume design or development, with at least 3 years managerial position
  • Previous experience in show operations together with strong background in practical techniques, machinery, and hand sewing skills
  • Confidence in speaking, reading and writing English essential.
  • Solid knowledge in pattern making and textile construction
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to be able to interact with all levels of stakeholders
  • Outstanding leadership and management skills

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