Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Costume Design Internship (Midtown West)

Dancewear designer is building costumes for a dance tour called Shaping Sound and is looking for a design assistant intern to work by my side over the next 6 weeks! This is an AMAZING opportunity where you will be playing a humongous role in the design, building, overall shape of this tour with me, the designer. Basically, if you have any desire to showcase your designs, create costumes for the most amazing dancers and be a part of a huge event, this is your time to shine! Looking to hire immediately. 

About the position:
3-5 days a week, 10 to 5pm 
Sketch, research for inspiration, storyboard, create the world of this performance and each number
Source fabric, materials, notions
Pattern construction and liaising with contractors & patternmaker
Communicate with set, production designers, producers when necessary
Light sewing, altering, mock ups of designs - absolutely necessary
Must be able to fly to Los Angeles with me at the drop of a hat...and probably for the tour's premiere
MUST be able to commit to the entire 6 weeks!!!

About you:
Extremely passionate about design and amazing fashion styling sense
Incredibly knowledgeable about fit, function and an amazing attention to detail
Will have had at least a design intern in either high-fashion or costume design
In-depth knowledge and know-how of patternmaking and draping
Can work under extreme pressure and work diligently, quickly, efficiently
Has an incredible imagination
A fantastic sewer - could sew all of the costumes if need be and say, if we run out of time
Ability to trouble shoot costume malfunctions

As I am working on a very tight budget, I will only be able to pay you a $600 stipend for the entire process. I will, however, be providing you with lunch every day and travel to LA will be paid for as well. 

If you are interested, please email your cover letter, resume with the title 'costume design' and you must attach images of your portfolio/past work. Otherwise, I will not respond. Also, please attach some sketches if you have. 

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