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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

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