Costume Designer

Assistant Costume Designer

Costume Stitcher

Charlotte, NC
UNION | Will Tour | Will Travel

Last Updated: 06/06/2019 09:18 EST

Job Qualifications

Costume Designer, Costume Shop Manager, Wardrobe Crew, Costume First Hand, Costume Stitcher, Assistant Costume Designer, Wardrobe Supervisor, Milliner, Draper, Wig Run Crew, Properties Assistant


Primary Skills:

Costume Shopping, Serging, Costume Building, Costume Alterations


Additional Experience in:

Millinery, Wig Styling


In a Pinch, I can:

Shoe Repair


Experience

Affiliated with local unions;
Charlotte IATSE 322
Kansas City IATSE 810

Management:
-Schedule and train wardrobe staff
-Inventory costumes, accessories, shoes and
wigs.
-Develop clear and detailed running tracks
-Educate staff on proper sewing machine functions and usage.
-Work with a variety of talents and backgrounds
-Provide a positive learning/ working environment for staff and coworkers.
-ability to execute tasks in high stressful situations.
-Set and create clear and manageable guidelines for wardrobe staff and operational teams.
-Ability to work long hours, with multiple schedules.
-Work with high profile talent.
-Perform with flexibility and professional etiquette.
-following the needs in a design, for character development.
-Work with and manage different cultural backgrounds.
-Ability to work in and manage multilingual workspaces.
-Adhere to production budgets, and needs.
-Maintain neat and organized workspace.

Costume Shop Management:
-Ability to work calmly under stressful conditions.
-Conduct tasks to stitchers in professional manner
-Able to teach a variety of sewing talent.
-Manage costume shop needs, budget, and inventory.
-Develop manageable deadlines with production.
-Manage fitting schedule.
-Conduct and hold fittings.

Sewing:
-Industrial and domestic machines; Serger/ overlock, straight stitch, button machine, blind hemmer, coverstitch.
-Ability to hand stitch and repair quickly and accurately.
-Adept with costume alterations and professional tailoring.
-Work with zippers, stretch fabrics, and specialty fabrics.
-Knowledge of garment construction
-Experienced in drafting
-Can read nontraditional and traditional patterns.
-Developed in draping

Wigs:
-Basic wig care and maintenance.
-Able to clean and care for wigs.
-Style and create unique or assigned looks.
-Operate quick changes and run wig tracks.

Laundry:
-Educated in Equity laundry rules.
-Ability to create laundry schedule for crew and staff.
-Schedule and arrange laundry services, and dry cleaning.
-Educated on specific garment laundering needs.
-Hand cleaning.
-Spin-X laundry spinners.
-manage fan dry + dehumidifier laundry operations

Millinery/ Crafts:
-Able to embellish with detail
-Knowledge of design elements and needs
-Identify with building and repairing accessories.
-Addressing needs of shoes, and repair.
-Experienced in dying fabrics.
-Knowledge of types of glue and materials needed for crafts
-Experience in beading, and beading repair.
-Experience working with rhinestone and hotfix crystals.


Contact

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https://jennyknechtdesign.com/

(816) 804-9063

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