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The Walt Disney Company Disney Live Entertainment Costumer Intern CA, Summer/Fall 2024 in Anaheim, California

About the Role & Program

Through innovative storytelling and a culture of collaboration, Disney Live Entertainment creates, produces, and delivers remarkable and engaging entertainment experiences. From the intimate to the spectacular, our work can be seen at Disney theme parks, resort hotels, cruise ships, and other locations the world over! Our diverse team – representing a wide variety of disciplines and talents from technical directors, writers, and lighting designers to choreographers, cosmetologists, and music producers – brings magical worlds to life through technical expertise, performance excellence, incomparable ingenuity, unparalleled spectacle…and a dash of pixie dust!

What You Will Do

The Costume Production & Sustainment and Costume Production & Development Costumers are responsible for development of new Character and entertainment costumes thru taking designer’s renderings from concept to fruition. They also handle the replenishment and sustainment of existing costumes. Costumers source fabrics and commodities, create work orders and purchase orders, facilitate fittings and manage budgets and work with vendors and various partners. They troubleshoot challenges related to costumes and provide customer support to talent and operating partners.

  • Research and facilitate the manufacturing of new and replacement Entertainment costumes

  • Partner with Entertainment and Costuming Operations to ensure costume quality and design is consistently maintained

  • Coordinate fittings with Entertainment and Workroom personnel

  • Interact daily with Entertainment Show Producers, Directors, Designers, and Entertainment and Costuming Operating Managers

Required Qualifications & Skills

  • Experienced in the Theater, Film or Fashion Industry

  • Proven planning and organizational skills with attention to detail

  • Computer proficiency in programs such as Excel, OneNote, Photoshop, Illustrator and Smartsheet as well as willingness to learn new programs

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Demonstrated strong partnering skills

  • Ability to work well with cross-functional teams and vendors

Education

  • Senior, recent graduate or Graduate program in Costume Design Production preferred working to attain a degree in Costuming, Costume or Apparel Design, Textiles, Fashion Merchandising, Fashion Design, Fine Arts or equivalent

Materials Required

  • Portfolio either PDF or link to website listed on resume

Candidates for this opportunity MUST meet all of the below requirements

  • Be enrolled in an accredited college/university taking at least one class in the semester/quarter (spring/fall) prior to participation in the internship program OR must have graduated from a college/university within 6 months at time of application posting OR currently participating in a Disney College Program or Disney Internship

  • Be at least 18 years of age

  • Possess unrestricted work authorization

  • Have not completed one year of continual employment on a Disney internship or Disney College Program

  • Be compliant with The Disney Look (http://disneycasting.net/downloads/wdpr/Disney_Look_Book.pdf) appearance guidelines

  • Available to work full-time hours (approximately 40 hours per week) for the duration of the internship

Additional Information

  • The approximate dates of this internship are June 2024 through January 2025

  • This internship is located in Anaheim, CA; candidates should be receptive to providing their own transportation and housing for the duration of the internship

  • The pay rate for this internship in California is $19.90 per hour. Select benefits may be provided as part of the compensation package, such as medical, financial, and/or other benefits. To learn more about our benefits visit: https://jobs.disneycareers.com/benefits .

The pay rate for this role in Anaheim, CA is $19.90 per hour. Select benefits may be provided as part of the compensation package, such as medical, financial, and/or other benefits. To learn more about our benefits visit: https://jobs.disneycareers.com/benefits.

Job ID: 10076198

Location: Anaheim,California

Job Posting Company: Walt Disney Imagineering

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