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26 Mar 2019

Full-Time Costume / Makeup Designer

Saddleback College  Mission Viejo, California, United States

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Job Description

Initial Screening Date 04/04/2019
Pay Range: 132- starting salary $5,251 per month

Classification Benefits:

The District offers a comprehensive package of insurance benefits to eligible employees, which includes medical and dental insurance, a vision-care plan, life insurance and dependent life coverage, accidental death and dismemberment coverage, and a long-term disability income-protection plan. All premiums are fully paid by the District. Mandatory retirement incentive is with California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS).

PLEASE NOTE: In order to be considered for this opening, you must apply through the District website at https://jobs.socccd.edu

Summary Description:

Under direction from the Dean of the Arts or Dean of Fine Arts and Media Technology or their designees, designs and participates in the preparation of costumes and makeup for theatre and/or dance productions; obtains, cuts and sews appropriate materials and notions for the creation of costumes; oversees daily operation of the college’s costume shop; and provides a high level of technical staff assistance to the Department of Theatre Arts/School of the Arts faculty, staff, students, and guests.

Knowledge of:

• Modern principles of costume design, creation and fabrication.

• Principles and practices of sewing, tailoring and millinery.

• Principles and applications of design and color as related to theatrical productions.

• Methods and techniques of theatrical makeup application.

• Modern principles of costume design, creation and fabrication.

• Principles and practices of sewing, tailoring and millinery.

• Principles and applications of design and color as related to theatrical productions.

• Methods and techniques of theatrical makeup application.

• Basic principles of set and lighting design.

• Operational characteristics of sewing machines, sergers and other tools and equipment utilized in clothing fabrication.

• Principles of lead supervision and training.

Ability to:

• Design, construct and alter simple and complex costumes for theatrical productions. Draft patterns to fit actors and allow proper movement and performance on stage.

• Research costumes and makeup specific to the historical period of the production.

• Translate concept ideas into costume and makeup elements for theatrical productions.

• Prepare a variety of drawings and schematics portraying costumes.

• Operate sewing machines, industrial irons and other equipment used in costume preparation.

• Locate and rent costumes as required for larger productions.

• Ensure adherence to budget requirements.

• Oversee and train assigned staff.

• Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.

• Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

Education and Experience:

Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying.

Equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in fine arts, fashion design or a related field.

Four years of increasingly responsible experience in costume and makeup design and production, including one year of supervisory or lead responsibility.

 

To Apply:

Please visit the District’s Employment Opportunities website at https://jobs.socccd.edu for a detailed job description, to learn more about the District and to complete an on-line application.  

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Job Categories: Other. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: college, costume, dance, design, designer, and theatre. States: California.


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