Feld Entertainment, Inc.
Palmetto, FL

Expires: 05/31/17

Job Dates

2 to 3 months


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Assists the Creative Specialties Supervisor in the original fabrication of soft goods and props for new productions, as well as maintains and repairs soft goods and props for established productions.

Essential Job Functions

Assist the Creative Specialties Supervisor in standard shop operations (i.e., measuring, cutting, and sewing large and small scale soft goods, upholstery, and props).
Promote professional customer service skills in appearance and interaction with all contacts inside and outside the company.
Adapt sewing and draping skills to fit the needs required by the scenic elements of the shows.
Consult with Fabrication and Paint Departments on fabrication needs and requirements.
Responsible for keeping careful records of construction methods and materials used.

Job Requirements

Associates Degree, or equivalent training from technical school, in theatre or related area.
At least 3 years work experience or training in theatre or related field.
Self-motivated problem solver and quick thinker who deals well with others and has good communication skills (both verbal and written.)
Must be able to quickly and proficiently operate a variety of sewing machine types, including but not limited to industrial, serger, and domestic.
Very strong hand sewing skills.
Experience with a very wide variety of materials: chiffon to velour, netting to leather.
Must be good at measuring and cutting with accuracy. Capable of minor flat pattern drafting with accuracy.
Physically able to sit or stand (and sometimes crouch) for long periods of time, as well as, bend, climb, lift and wrangle large amounts of fabric.
Very good organization, time management, and multi-tasking skills.
Working knowledge of carving and flat patterning foam used in large props is a plus.
Familiarity with costume crafts skills is a plus (adhesive, hand tools, wire, 3D fabric manipulation, etc.)


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Business Address

2001 US Highway 301

Palmetto, FL 34221

Posted: 05/09/2017 08:47:46 EST

Last Updated: 12/05/2016 12:00 EST

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