Wardrobe Job Description

Wardrobe Job Description

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Wardrobe provides superior customer service to all internal and external customers in compliance with the Sands’ Standards of Steel customer service standards.

Wardrobe Duties & Responsibilities

To write an effective wardrobe job description, begin by listing detailed duties, responsibilities and expectations. We have included wardrobe job description templates that you can modify and use.

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Ensures availability of sufficient garments on hand – sizes
Responsible for the scheduling of personnel and adjusting schedules as needed
Develop new product from a concept through fabrication to finished garments ready for issue
Manage competitive bid process to ensure relationship between quality fabrication and best prices for each wardrobe product
Manage digital catalog of pieces
Supervise the wardrobe team
Draw up work schedule
Evaluate performance of wardrobe assistants yearly
Draw up washing schedule for the local dressers
Ensure presence backstage of wardrobe employee at all times during shows

Wardrobe Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Wardrobe

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: OSHA

Education for Wardrobe

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the wardrobe job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Collage and University Degree in Management, Theater, Theatre, Design, Dance, Opera, Theatre Arts, Graduate, Computer, Education

Skills for Wardrobe

Desired skills for wardrobe include:

Microsoft applications in a Windows environment
Microsoft Office
OSHA
Pattern making
Dressing artists and general costume repair/maintenance
Jewelry making
Pre-setting of costumes
Shoe resoling
Dressing cues on small production of no fewer than 6 artists
Sewing machines

Desired experience for wardrobe includes:

Knowledge of costumes and wigs
Ability to maintain the high standard of appearance for all costumes and wigs
Demonstrate team work ethic
Interview and hire permanent and local staff
Organize training for staff
Fill and approve employee time sheets

Wardrobe Examples

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Wardrobe Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of wardrobe. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for wardrobe
  • Prepare and keep track of costume budget
  • Draft, send and receive orders
  • Coordinate and follow up with international headquarters costume shop as regards items priorities and deliveries for new artists coming on tour and regular wear and tear orders
  • Keep the different follow-up databases up to date
  • Keep ATA carnets up to date
  • Prepare custom documentation for costumes and equipment shipping
  • Find local suppliers
  • Prepare city reports
  • Organize artists' dressing rooms and wardrobe area
  • Participate, plan and oversee the efficiency of load-in and load-out
Qualifications for wardrobe
  • Assist in packing and unpacking costumes for safe transport
  • Supervise and take part in daily maintenance of wigs, costumes, shoes
  • Make costume renewal suggestions to Artistic Director as needed to maintain the production's quality standards
  • Assist designers when they visit tour
  • Oversee the emergency fabrication of costumes and costume items on tour
  • Ensure that costumes and costume items built on tour respect the original concept
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Wardrobe Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for a wardrobe. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for wardrobe
  • Take part in media interviews
  • Supervise and assist artists with make-up
  • Update and maintain all uniformed team member files through the use of the uniform technology systems
  • Maintaining the costume and wardrobe areas
  • Assisting performers with costume changes during show performances
  • Repairing costumes between shows and at end of day
  • Handling laundry at the end of the day
  • Work with the wardrobe supervisor and entertainment manager to style shows
  • Must have the ability to learn the programs(uniforms) for each department to include new uniform program procedures that are introduced
  • Process shipments to outside vendor and arrange for pick up at receiving dock
Qualifications for wardrobe
  • Minimum of four to six years’ relevant experience on large-scale productions
  • Certified diploma in costume design and sewing
  • Three years relevant experience in the arena tour entertainment industry
  • High school diploma or equivalent (college/university degree helpful not required)
  • Ability to be tolerant to varying conditions of noise level, temperature, illumination and air quality, including sudden loud noises and smoke from pyrotechnic effects
  • Ability to tolerate the presence of live horses and supplies for their maintenance
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Wardrobe Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of wardrobe. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for wardrobe
  • Build new costumes for Entertainment Productions from Sketch to Completion
  • Complete alterations and costume repair notes from all costume fittings, dress rehearsals and show run
  • Ensure that all work is completed accurately and on schedule
  • Complete costume fittings to ensure final product has proper fit
  • Assist with the ongoing wardrobe department operations
  • Preserve the ongoing, long term integrity of the costumes, and accessories during performances and for rehearsals as directed
  • Assist the artists with fitting of new costume elements as needed
  • Participate in rotation of duties as directed
  • Makes schedules for daily duties of wardrobe technicians
  • Supervises the other attendants
Qualifications for wardrobe
  • Proficiency with a sewing machine with aptitude to follow design patterns to build costumes
  • General knowledge of acceptable care guidelines for varying fabrics
  • Possess and demonstrate a positive and professional image
  • Must possess interpersonal communication skills
  • Must have the ability to stand, walk, crouch, bend, stoop, kneel and lift, push, and pull up to fifty pounds occasionally
  • Must be able to work beyond 8 hours per day if scheduled
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Wardrobe Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of wardrobe. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for wardrobe
  • Provide unmatched service to all guests at all times
  • Responsible for the purchasing of uniforms and initiating purchase orders
  • Annually evaluate uniform costs by department and provide projected costs for the next year’s budgets
  • Evaluate the performances of the wardrobe supervisors, clerk and seamstresses and their direct functions
  • Continuously seek ways to improve quality of garments
  • Develop and maintain 5 Diamond - 4 Star standards for all uniformed departments
  • Develop and maintain ongoing department training initiatives
  • Implement system to seek feedback from guests regarding quality of service and product
  • Resolve internal guest issues ensuring guest satisfaction
  • Partake in performer costume fittings
Qualifications for wardrobe
  • Costume and Wig experience required
  • Must be able to work well in a team environment as needed
  • Must be able to operate a sewing machine
  • Must be able to make alterations on clothing
  • Must be able to lay a zipper and place buttons
  • Must be able to work quickly in high stress situations
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Wardrobe Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a wardrobe. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for wardrobe
  • Quickly and effectively conduct quality costume and prop repairs
  • Create venue documents, such as daily, weekly and monthly reports
  • Update inventory and maintenance documents for assigned venues as needed
  • Complete forms properly
  • Must be proficient in job duties listed in the Entertainment Standard Operating Procedure Manual
  • Will clean and dry worn costume pieces and put them in their proper place at the end of the night
  • Fix minor repairs on costumes if needed
  • Assist with smooth operation of Show Wardrobe, handing out costumes and helping with minor sewing
  • Maintain clean and safe atmosphere in all areas of a specific venue
  • Navigate in, on, or around scenic elements associated with specific production in potentially dark and restrictive spaces
Qualifications for wardrobe
  • Must be able to perform all Wardrobe Attendant duties
  • Must be able to learn both the Stratton Warren system and Foundation Logic Software
  • Computer proficiency a plus!
  • Dayshift available- Must be able to work Saturday and Sunday as needed
  • Must be fully available to work early morning, mid-day, afternoon, evening, late night, and overnight shifts, including weekdays, weekends, and holidays
  • Must be able to lift 25 pounds repeatedly and occasionally pull/push/move up to 50 pounds

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