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Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000, resumesample@example.com
Professional Summary

Resourceful Costume Designer with a design and technology management degree and passion for design that brings stories to life. Created innovative costume designs for several productions . High-level structural and fabrics expertise and collaborative skills leading to exceptional results. Hardworking and passionate job seeker with strong organizational skills and eager to help team achieve company goals.

Skills
  • Design Management
  • Director Collaboration
  • Vendor Relations
  • Customer Satisfaction
  • Customer Needs Assessments
  • Customer Relations
  • Costuming Assistance
  • Product Development
  • Garment Fittings
  • Digital Illustration
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Pattern Cutting
  • Sales Techniques
  • Critical Thinking
  • Budget Development
  • Developing Community Relationships
  • Wigs Knowledge
  • Tailoring and Accessorizing
  • Makeup Understanding
  • Fashion Illustrating
  • Costume Distribution
  • Measuring and Tailoring
  • Costume Construction
  • Fittings and Alterations
  • Sewing
Work History
02/2023 to 03/2023 Assistant Costume-designer Borgata Casinos | Atlantic City, NJ,
  • Organized and managed all outfitting and styling for a cast of fourteen members.
  • Created visually appealing character styles that married story with director vision.
  • Sewed full outfits for use by main actors and extras.
  • Designed new patterns for special genre and story requirements.
  • Took up and let down hems to shorten or lengthen garment parts.
  • Read scripts and researched appropriate costumes.
  • Oversaw operation of on-site costume shop.
  • Completed alterations to existing outfits to fit specific body sizes and types.
  • Clearly communicated design revisions to members of fashion design team.
  • Properly accessorized costumes for period films and plays.
02/2023 to 03/2023 Wardrobe Supervisor Wagner College | City, STATE,
  • Liaised with hosts, production teams and wardrobe stylists to verify appropriately chosen garments for events, show segments and movies.
  • Collaborated with clients to organize and restyle wardrobes, utilizing both pre-existing and new pieces.
  • Used sewing machines to execute simple alterations and repairs on clothing.
  • Maintained costumes by performing regular dry cleaning and ironing of garments.
  • Adjusted clothing once model was dressed, making sure all garments fit properly and looked perfect.
  • Supported models when clothing was uncomfortable.
  • Maintained positive, professional attitude during long shoots and when dealing with difficult people.
  • Collaborated with hair and makeup departments to align looks with specific image plans during events.
  • Fitted models with outfits as per designer specifications.
  • Cleaned blush, foundation and other makeup stains off of fabric using club soda and gentle detergents.
  • Steamed and pressed garments prior to runway shows.
  • Developed strong organizational and communication skills through coursework and volunteer activities.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills in managing projects from concept to completion.
  • Paid attention to detail while completing assignments.
03/2022 to 05/2022 Hair and Makeup Crew Wagner College | City, STATE,
  • Answered customer questions about products and services, helped locate merchandise, and promoted key items.
  • Trained new cosmetologists on makeup and skincare products and techniques.
  • Provided pre- and post-service consultations to accurately assess clients' needs.
  • Educated clients about products and self-maintenance for healthy hair based on needs and preferences.
10/2021 to 12/2021 Assistant Costume Designer Wagner College | City, STATE,
  • Organized and managed all outfitting and styling for a cast of twenty members.
  • Developed entire looks encompassing garments, makeup and wigs.
  • Sewed full outfits for use by main actors and extras.
  • Designed new patterns for special genre and story requirements.
  • Created visually appealing character styles that married story with director vision.
  • Clearly communicated design revisions to members of fashion design team.
  • Determined financial goals and in-season projections.
  • Suggested style changes to creative team to achieve improved designs.
  • Read scripts and researched appropriate costumes.
  • Completed alterations to existing outfits to fit specific body sizes and types.
  • Gathered props to authenticate designs and desired looks.
  • Took up and let down hems to shorten or lengthen garment parts.
  • Oversaw operation of on-site costume shop.
  • Attended and participated in extensive rehearsals for stage and film productions.
  • Properly accessorized costumes for period films and plays.
Education
Expected in 05/2023 Bachelor of Arts | Theater Design And Stagecraft Wagner College, Staten Island, NY GPA:
Expected in 06/2019 High School Diploma | Elwood/John Glenn High School, Elwood, NY GPA:
Languages
American Sign Language :
Limited Working
Negotiated:

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Wagner College
  • Elwood/John Glenn High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Assistant Costume-designer
  • Wardrobe Supervisor
  • Hair and Makeup Crew
  • Assistant Costume Designer

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Arts
  • High School Diploma

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