Schaumburg Park District
Schaumburg, IL
Professional Job

Expires: 05/31/24

Job Dates

Mid-May through June


Starting at $17.00/hour

ABOUT US: Schaumburg Park District is an award-winning parks and recreation agency that provides its 80,000 residents with a wide variety of recreational programs, classes, and events as well as facilities, parks and open spaces! Our Cultural Arts Department is home to our outstanding theatre program which hosts various productions throughout the year.

JOB SUMMARY: The Costume Designer is responsible for executing the construction of costumes, from patternmaking to sewing and fitting, ensuring a high level of craftsmanship and attention to detail. The Costume Designer will collaborate with the director and production team to conceptualize and create costumes that enhance the characters and story telling. They will identify and source fabrics, accessories, and other materials needed for costume construction while adhering to budget constraints. The Costume Designer will conduct fittings with actors, making necessary alterations to achieve the perfect fit and aesthetic as envisioned. They will also effectively manage time to meet deadlines and ensure costumes are ready for dress rehearsals and performances.

LOCATION: Community Recreation Center, 505 N. Springinsguth Rd., Schaumburg

QUALIFICATIONS: The preferred applicant will have proved experience in costume design and construction for theatrical productions. Proficiency in patternmaking, sewing, and costume construction techniques. Strong creative and artistic skills with a keen understanding of how costumes contribute to character development. Dependable industry professional with excellent communication and collaboration skills. Ability to work within budget constraints and adapt designs based on practical considerations. Passion for the performing arts and a commitment to bringing characters to life through costume.

SCHEDULING + PAY: This is a part-time position with flexible hours depending on performance schedules (some evenings and weekends will be required). Pay rate is starting at $17.00 per hour depending on qualifications. Production begins mid-May with shows in late June.

PERKS + PRIVILEGES: These are PART-TIME LEVEL 3 positions and are eligible for the following:
+bull; Free fitness center membership!
+bull; Free admission to indoor and outdoor pools!
+bull; One free program registration per season for self or family*! (*see definition*)
+bull; 10% discount on other program registrations
+bull; Free paddle boat rental at Volkening Lake!
+bull; Free open gym admission! And more!


Visit us at: https://schaumburgparkdistrict.bamboohr.com/jobs

** Position will be open until filled. ** Schaumburg Park District is an Equal Opportunity Employer. **

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Alison Mielitz


Business Address

235 E Beech Dr

Schaumburg, IL 60193

Posted: 04/12/2024 12:14:26 EST

Last Updated: 04/12/2024 19:00 EST

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