For: The Boston Conservatory at Berklee Costume Shop
Location: 31 Hemenway St., Boston, MA 02115
Seeking an academic school year Draper/Stitcher for all mainstage productions starting the spring 2020 semester. Approximately 40 hours/week, extended hours possible during busy weeks including some nights and weekends, available January 13th - May 15th, 2020. This is an hourly, non-exempt position.
Works with Costume Director (CD) and Assistant Costume Shop Manager (ACSM) to interpret professional costume designs, from sketch through completion.
Drafting, draping, stitching, working as part of a team and construction of all pieces as required/requested.
Taking measurements, tailoring, corsetry, conducting fittings, crafting, instructing student workers, and millinery as needed, amongst other duties as they arise such as organizing/restocking/cleaning.
Bachelor's Degree- BFA, concentration in Costume Design, Theater/Production Design, or Fashion Design or equivalent experience.
Proficiency on industrial machines an absolute must.
Pattern drafting and draping proficiency an absolute must.
Please be flexible, and work well with others; professional costume experience preferred.
We produce Musical Theater, Opera, and Dance shows every year; varied skill set required. Because of our creative, exciting, and fast paced environment, our needs vary greatly; flexibility is very important at the Boston Conservatory Costume Shop.
Applicants who are both interested and qualified should submit the following materials: * Cover letter that addresses the applicant's capabilities and experiences. * A resume or CV.
Currently enrolled Berklee students may not apply for staff or faculty positions.
The above information on this position description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by individuals within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate qualified individuals with disabilities. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an "at will" employment relationship.
External and internal applicants, as well as position incumbents who become disabled as defined under the Americans With Disabilities Act, must be able to perform the essential job functions (as listed) either unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation to be determined by management on a case-by-case basis.
Incomplete applications will not be considered. The position will remain open for applications until filled.
Berklee is committed to increasing the diversity of the college community and the curriculum. Candidates who can contribute to that goal are encouraged to apply and to identify their strengths in this area.
Employee Type: Staff
Internal Number: R0002810
About Berklee College of Music
The mission of Berklee College of Music is to educate, train, and develop students to excel in music as a career. Developing the musicianship of all our students is the foundation of our curriculum. We believe that the lessons and qualities derived from that work?the self-discipline needed for excellence, the empathy required of music making and the openness and inquisitiveness essential to creativity?are critical to achievement in any pursuit, musical or otherwise; and that music is a powerful catalyst for personal growth, which is central to any collegiate experience. Founded on jazz and popular music rooted in the African cultural diaspora, our comprehensive curriculum is distinctly contemporary in its content and approach, and embraces the principal musical movements of our time. Through a course of scholarly and practical learning experiences integrating performance and writing, our curriculum covers the variety of influential styles, relevant technologies, and career opportunities open to today's music professional.