Costume Designer Resume Samples

Costume Designer customizes and designs the costumes of celebrities, stars, and actors. The main job of the costume designer is to read through or understand the personality of the person or character first and then create a suitable clothing style based on the era or constraints given by the owner. Costume designers have to also take care of stocks to be bought, give instructions to assistants and select the right fabric or patterns that are needed for the personality.

Candidates who are meticulous, creative, understanding and having sound fashion sense can very easily make a career as a costume designer. Prospective candidates seeking for this job post need to mention in their Costume Designer Resume Sample a Bachelor-s Degree in Fashion Technology.

Costume Designer Resume example

Costume Designer Resume

Summary : Seeking a position with a company that is growing and interested in someone with the tenacity and willingness to be part of a team.

Skills : Sewing, Drawing, Organization Skills, Hand Sewing.

Description :

    1. Developed the Customer's initial concept into a working rendering/cartoon using the traditional method of pen and ink on paper.
    2. Scanned images or a graphics tablet and Photoshop, Gimp, or Manga Studio.
    3. Modeled using Maya or Blender for better customer visualization of the proposed mascot.
    4. Pattern Drafting, Sewing, and soft sculpture production of the Mascot once the rendering has been approved.
    5. Problem-solving and deciding the best use of materials and construction for each individual mascot.
    6. Set up a work schedule to ensure the mascot is finished and delivered on time.
    7. Developed improved methods of Mascot construction and production.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Associate Of Arts


Costume Designer Resume

Objective : Seeking to obtain a position utilizing creativity and interpersonal skills.To Design, pattern and sew all costumes and accessories for the events and shows.

Skills : Knowledge of Fabrics, Drawing / Design.

Description :

    1. Designed costumes, Shopped, and bought fabrics.
    2. Fitted custom for dancer's needs.
    3. Designed costumes and put together a look.
    4. Rented and sought out costume and garments.
    5. Maintained and ordered materials to sew new costumes.
    6. Contacted suppliers when needed and verify inventory.
    7. Manage the organization and cleanliness of the costume room and closets.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Theater Arts


Costume Designer Resume

Objective : Meticulous, highly motivated apparel production professional with extensive experience in garment production, pattern-making, and inventory tracking. Solid track record of problem-solving and leading personnel within a team setting.

Skills : Excel, Word, Sewing, Design.

Description :

    1. Met with directors to discuss visions, took measurements of the cast.
    2. Designed, make, purchased, and alter clothing for costumes.
    3. Rented and returned costumes when required.
    4. Pulled costumes from existing inventory to be used.
    5. Responsibly stayed within budget.
    6. Turned in invoices, progress reports, and reimbursement slips in a timely matter.
    7. Washed and returned finished costumes to storage.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Diploma

Costume Designer Resume

Objective : To obtain a full-time position at a dynamic company, where can use extensive service industry experience and exceptional work ethic in the maintenance of orderly and guest facilities.

Skills :  Management Skills, Organization Skills.

Description :

    1. Designed, purchased, creating, and finding costume pieces.
    2. Attended all dress rehearsals and technical rehearsals.
    3. Laundry the entire production.
    4. Restocked costume pieces. Took the actor's measurements.
    5. Presented at all show performances.
    6. Oversaw all costumes, costume maintenance, and decisions.
    7. Acted as liaison between actors and designers to efficiently communicate ideas & requests.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Diploma

Costume Designer Resume

Headline : To gain more experience in the field by working with top talent. To work in an environment that encourages artistic expression and growth as an artist in this medium.

Skills : Adobe Illustrator, Artistic Ability, Photoshop, PAD.

Description :

    1. Established good client relationships through outstanding service and attention.
    2. Studied scripts to ascertain the costumes and makeup are cohesive with the story.
    3. Produced finalized sketches of hair, makeup, and wardrobe designs.
    4. Worked quickly and accurately in time-pressured conditions.
    5. Ability to partner with various teams to ensure the vision is delivered.
    6. Assisted with maintenance during performance runs.
    7. Assisted with pulling and restocking costumes from stock as needed.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BA

Costume Designer Resume

Headline : Seeking a job in the costume/wardrobe field in order to gain hands-on experience in the theatrical entertainment industry.

Skills : Sewing, Rudimentary Construction Knowledge, Attention to Detail.

Description :

    1. Completed repairs to all costumes.
    2. Organized costume shop, and keeping track of stock -Responsible for everything that happens backstage.
    3. Managed to create an entirely new organization system for the costume shop and dressing rooms.
    4. Placed on a single rack in the dressing room with no separation for performers.
    5. Upgraded a lot of the costumes. 
    6. Designed skills that were all very useful for this job.
    7. Participated in achieving the artistic goals of the Alliance Theatre.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Design

Costume Designer Resume

Summary : 2+ years’ experience as a Costume or Clothing DesignerAbility to sew, pattern, and create new designs based on various themes.

Skills : Apparel Designer, Product Development, Apparel Construction.

Description :

    1. Managed and maintained a costume collection of pieces.
    2. Implemented the creation and procurement of costumes for productions annually.
    3. Instructed and guided volunteers on a weekly basis.
    4. Established production schedules and deadlines.
    5. Costumed more than 100 theatrical productions.
    6. Received superior reviews and accolades for costumed performances.
    7. Assigned work to the first hands and stitchers.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Economics

Costume Designer Resume

Summary : To obtain Long term position in the theatre within the technical portion of theatre or the performing arts. To produce and design costumes in a creative atmosphere.

Skills : Microsoft Office, In design, Rudimentary Construction Knowledge.

Description :

    1. Designed and relate the concept to the director.
    2. Pulled costume pieces and hold fittings with actors.
    3. Assisted in bringing a play to life that was set in the 30s-40s.
    4. Costumed the actors accurately and according to the design concept.
    5. Related design concepts to the director and future audience members and producers. 
    6. Ability to supervise and instruct staff and students.
    7. Worked with Entertainment Manager, Set Designer, and A/V team to ensure cohesion and pull shows together.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Liberal Arts

Costume Designer Resume

Headline : Highly ambitious Costume Designer with a background in theatre, period styles, and Technically-savvy with outstanding relationship building, training, and presentation skills.

Skills :  Product Development, Sewing.

Description :

    1. Coordinated the costume design process for multiple shows from concept sketches through final details.
    2. Collaborated with the director to construct original costumes that fit the overall concept.
    3. Trained costume shop assistants to help achieve established design goals.
    4. Drew garments and patterns and wrote instructions for use in reproducing patterns.
    5. Laid out large patterns on the floor and cut material according to markings.
    6. Took up and let down hems to shorten or lengthen garment parts.
    7. Designed and produced costumes for off-Broadway productions and Wendy Osserman Dance company.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
General Academics

Costume Designer Resume

Headline : Hands-on professional with expertise in Fashion Design and creative artistry. Multi-talented artist skilled in illustrator, illustration, sewing, and design. Solid artistic design experience, excels in working creatively alone.

Skills : Photoshop, Illustrator, In design,  Management Skills.

Description :

    1. Conducted historical and contemporary fashion research.
    2. Created detailed costume renderings and illustrations for individual garments.
    3. Provided technical drawings and garment specifications, generating.
    4. Maintained budgets for each production; vendor sourcing and relations, lead fitting sessions.
    5. Provided detailed feedback to drapers and stitchers.
    6. Created original garment designs for three funded productions.
    7. Guided a team of assistants, cutters & drapers, stitchers, and craft artisans from concept to production.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Consultant
Education
Education
Costume Design