NewportNewsRecruiter Since 2001
the smart solution for Newport News jobs

Entertainment Costumes (Stitcher)

Company: Busch Gardens Williamsburg
Location: Williamsburg
Posted on: June 11, 2021

Job Description:

What you get to do:


• Participates as an integral contributor to the Entertainment Costuming and Crafts Department.
• Executes Park, Show and Event Seamstress and Laundry Projects as assigned. Interprets designs and patterns, occasional costume cutting and pattern drafting responsibility as assigned.
• Construct, fit, alter, and repair all show, event, culinary actor and actress costumes and soft goods.
• Collaborates with Entertainment Production/Operations, Theatrical Services and Theming teams to achieve project goals and objectives including fittings, rehearsals and dress parades.
• Works with outside Costuming and Crafts contractors as assigned.
• Works with the Costuming and Crafts request process. Assist with archiving daily show costume repairs and inventory. Assist with swatch and measuring fabrics as assigned.
• Works with the Costuming and Crafts Project timelines to ensure park and departmental goals and objectives are obtained. Schedules are flexible. Black-out dates must be met.
• Works with Costuming and Crafts supplies, equipment and systems. Participate in conducting shop inventories and Advise leadership of results. Assists with laundry tasks including pulling costumes, pick-ups, deliveries, hand laundry, dry cleaning receiving stocking and inventory on rail-ex system.
• Maintains the quality assurance of the Costuming and Crafts product and support areas.
• Follows department and park safety guidelines, including the proper use of PPE.
• Participates in the Costuming and Crafts department training programs.
• Participates in other duties as assigned that support park and departmental goals and objectives.


What it takes to succeed:


• Proven Artistic skills; strong communication skills; positive attitude; team player; collaboration skills; problem solving skills, organization skills and flexible schedules.
• 5 years expert sewing and wardrobe/costume construction experience, including design interpretation, costume build responsibilities and specialty crafts and laundry skills.
• Busch Gardens or other Theme park experience preferred
• Valid VA Driver’s License.
• Experience with:
- Costume build materials
- Costume build equipment
- Fabric, trims and notions
- Costume Shop Hand Tools
- Computer Programs


The perks of the position:


As part of the SeaWorld family, you’ll enjoy a fun, fast-paced environment and great teammates, as well as:


• FREE park admission
• Discounted park admission tickets and passes for family and friends
• Park discounts on food, merchandise, etc.


Join the team!


If you’re looking for the opportunity to make the most of your abilities in a one-of-a-kind setting with an entertainment industry leader, we’re looking for you!

Keywords: Busch Gardens Williamsburg, Newport News , Entertainment Costumes (Stitcher), Other , Williamsburg, Virginia

Click here to apply!

Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!

I'm looking for
in category
within


Log In or Create An Account

Get the latest Virginia jobs by following @recnetVA on Twitter!

Newport News RSS job feeds