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Jessica Claire
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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
  • Skills and Proficiencies
  • Knowledge of
  • Vectorworks & Microsoft Office. carpentry, power tools, understanding
  • Different drafts/ blueprints, design aesthetics/ concepts, storyboarding, color theory,
  • Cosmetics, and sanitary practices.
  • Project Management
  • Research and Development
  • Creative Thinking
  • Works Well Under Pressure
  • Design Concepts Development
Experience
02/2023 to 03/2023 Costume Designer Assistant/ Wardrobe Manager Walt Disney Co. | Myrtle Beach, SC,
  • Organized and managed all costuming and styling for a cast of fourteen members
  • Created visually appealing character styles that married the story with the director's vision
  • Sewed full garments for use by main actors and extras
  • Designed new patterns for special genres and story requirements
  • Took up and let down hems to shorten or lengthen garment parts
  • Read scripts and researched appropriate costumes
  • Oversaw operation of the on-site costume shop
  • Completed alterations to existing garments to fit specific body sizes and types
  • Communicated design revisions to members of the fashion design team
  • Properly accessorized costumes for period musicals and plays
  • Liaised with hosts, production teams, and wardrobe stylists to verify appropriately chosen garments for events, show segments, and theatre prod
  • 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 the actor was dressed, making sure all garments fit properly and looked perfect
  • Supported actors when clothing was uncomfortable
  • Maintained a 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 actors 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 04/2022 Hair, and Makeup Crew Cabaret Wagner College Theatre | 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.
  • Assisted with sweeping up hair and wiping down stations to keep salon clean and sanitary.
  • Delivered insights on application and removal of hair styling products, informing patrons on uses of various products and effective methods of removal.
09/2021 to 11/2021 Costume Designer Into The Woods 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 genres and story requirements
  • Created visually appealing character styles that married the story with the director's vision
  • Communicated design revisions to members of the fashion design team
  • Determined financial goals and in-season projections
  • Suggested style changes to the 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 the on-site costume shop
  • Attended and participated in extensive rehearsals for stage and musical productions
  • Properly accessorized costumes for period musicals and plays.
Education and Training
Expected in 05/2023 Bachelor of Arts | Design And Technology Management Wagner College, Staten Island, NY GPA:
Expected in 06/2019 High School Diploma | Elwood/John Glenn High School, Elwood, NY GPA:

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Wagner College
  • Elwood/John Glenn High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Costume Designer Assistant/ Wardrobe Manager
  • Hair, and Makeup Crew
  • Costume Designer

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Arts
  • High School Diploma

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