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Full-time Assistant Head of Wardrobe

at Dragone Macau Limited Macau SAR

Main purpose of the job :

The Assistant Head of Wardrobe reports directly to the Head of Wardrobe.

Roles and Responsibilities:

Responsible / Accountable
• To work with the head of wardrobe to organize the daily operations of the team as a wardrobe department for a large scale show.
• To work with the head of the wardrobe department in the organization and maintenance of costumes and accessories; including hats, shoes, masks, wigs and makeup for a large scale show.
• To respect the artistic integrity of the costume designs for the show, working with the costume design team and other artistic departments in collaboration with all departments to operate a long term show.
• Assist the head of the wardrobe department to maximize staff performance.
• Help document the creation of all necessary wardrobe cues, changes, and organizational placement of all costume items.
• Have a strong background in practical techniques to manage the maintenance of the show.
• Adhere to and enforce safety policies.
• Other tasks as assigned.

• Help maintain and update all wardrobe records.
• Help maintain a costume plot and any relevant documentation.
• Help to create and evolve training and backup plans for all personnel in the department, coordinating these backup plans with other pertinent departments and stage management.
• Assist with the integration of new costume items into the production; assist with promotional events and photo shoots as needed.
• Be respectful to the coordinate with other departments, technical director, production manager, and stage management for the scheduling and running of performances and rehearsals.
• Work with creation and artistic departments regarding changes, development and evolution of the show.

• Assist in the supervision of a wardrobe team in the development of the show; during load in, creation, and/or during any changes to the show.

• Assist in the purchase all follow up items, create replacements as necessary, while maintaining and documenting inventory for the continuous operation of the show. Communicate with the Dragone Costume atelier and vendors for costume replacement.
• Help create schedules for all maintenance activities and training plans.
• Within the entire technical team, evolve safety programmes.
• With the technical team; establish emergency procedures for show systems, and personnel safety and rescue. Ensure the wardrobe team is trained and rehearsed in these procedures.

• During all operations, assist in maintenance and costume fitting etc. including the development of repair and cleaning procedures.

• Assist in the management and direction for the wardrobe department while maintaining overview with show performance and organization.
• Maintain a pro-active approach to problem solving and solutions to support the department.

4. Qualifications :

• College or technical diploma in related field.
• Degree in related field.

• 5 to 7 Years experience in a leadership position in a theatrical wardrobe.
• Solid background in show operations with knowledge of costume care and maintenance.
• Must be able to support the direction and organization of people calmly while respecting schedules and deadlines.

Other Skills
• Knowledge of MS Windows, and MS Office.
• SCUBA knowledge is an asset but not essential.
• Fluency in English (Written/Spoken) is essential.

Interested parties, please send your resume to

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Published 05-04-2017