Costume Crafts Artisan

The Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities is accepting applications for the position of Costume Crafts Artisan for the 2018-19 season.

Essential Job Functions, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Knowledge of construction, fitting, and alteration of costume craft items, including but not limited to: millinery, footwear, leatherwork, jewelry.  Knowledge of dyeing and distressing of fabric, clothing and accessories.  Knowledge of the safety requirements necessary from material use and application. Ability to come up with creative solutions for unique design problems – such as a Kangaroo tail that will last a year of children’s performances.  Development and fitting of craft pieces according to designer specifications. Artistic sensibility and sensitivity, as well as strong collaborative skills.

Demonstrate a strong ability to work independently and as a part of a team while maintaining a regular effective open line of communication.  Able to manage work load in a fast paced environment while maintaining a clean and organized work area.

Responsible for the maintenance of equipment and general craft work area cleanup. Must be able to lift up to 25 pounds, sit and stand for long periods of time; Other duties as assigned by the Costume Shop Manager and Assistant Costume Shop Manager.

Professional experience is required.

Email resume with a cover letter to Brenda King at bking@arvadacenter.org