Costume Technician – Permanent Full Time

Posted January 10, 2018

Heritage Park is looking for an enthusiastic individual to join our Costume Department in the role of Costume Technician. Under the direction of the Costume Designer, the Costume Technician is responsible for the development of patterns, cutting, and production of garments.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develops and grades patterns using industry standard techniques
  • Cuts fabric in preparation for garment production
  • Constructs more intricate costumes as needed
  • Produces tailored garments when required
  • Conducts fittings for tailored garments and more complicated alterations
  • Designs costumes when assigned
  • Co-ordinates, trains, and assists staff with sewing projects in conjunction with the Seamstress
  • Assists with fitting, altering and mending of costumes when required

Job Requirements:

  • Completion of  post-secondary education in clothing design, construction and tailoring or equivalent experience
  • Excellent sewing skills and prior experience with industrial sewing, pattern making, and pattern grading is required
  • Experience in tailoring would be considered an asset
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to provide guidance to staff and volunteers
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills with the ability to handle a high volume of work during peak times

Working Conditions and Hours of Work:

  • 35 hours per week
  • Occasional holiday, evening, and weekend work will be required during peak periods
 
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