University of Utah Job Description
Takes a costume designer's drawing of a costume, creates the pattern and cuts the fabric (to that pattern) that will ultimately realize the designer's intent.
Two years of sewing in a costume shop or equivalency (one year of education can be substituted for two years of related work experience); an additional two years pattern drafting and draping experience; and excellent oral and written communications skills required. An ability to work in a detail and deadline-oriented environment; and a commitment to the service excellence concept are also required.
Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.
This job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.
This position has no authority over any other individual.
Problems encountered by this position might include finding the best method to create a pattern from the designer's rendering and how best to test the pattern and its fit. Other examples are either how to deal with a mistake, in cutting or stitching a garment or how to accommodate 2 yards of pattern on a 1+ yard of material.
This position may be subject to call and might involve work on a holiday when a production is in dress rehearsals.
250 East 200 South, Suite 125,
Salt Lake City, Utah 84111
Phone: 801.581.2169 Email: AskHR@utah.edu
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