The Walt Disney Company Cosmetologist 2 - Full Time - Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida
Have you ever wanted to work within the Disney wig rooms, parade locations, stage shows and special event areas where they build, style, and maintain multiple creative wigs for performers and Audio-Animatronic figures across The Walt Disney World Resort? We are currently seeking Cosmetologists! In this role, we work with Cast Members applying prosthetics, facial hair, theatrical makeup, and guiding accurate makeup application. We may also support film shoots, media events and convention shows.
Cosmetologists receive a starting pay rate of $21.00 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.
To be considered for this role you must pass an in-person assessment at The Walt Disney World Resort.
We take ownership of maintaining all wigs (washing, combing, drying, setting, and styling) for all Walt Disney World Theme Park Entertainment offerings, Auto-Animatronics and any special events
Re-create wig styles based on provided documentation and/or photo references
Display working knowledge with lace, human hair, fur, yarn, and other synthetic fibers
Help assemble and coordinate make-up kits for performers
Facilitate and instruct performer makeup application for show and sets
Support entertainers with parade step off, show pre-sets and strikes, quick changes
Display proficiency with wig steaming, roller sets, basic wig comb outs
Prolonged standing and walking to multiple areas in indoor and outdoor settings during different weather conditions
Work with chemicals daily including hair products and cleaning solutions
Complete daily cleaning procedures (e.g., recycling, maintaining shampoo sinks, station maintenance, disinfecting shared workspaces, etc.)
Apply, remove and maintain basic prosthetics
Dress, re-dress and style Audio-Animatronics figures, including fitting hairpieces and wigs of different fibers and yarn
Assist with inventory projects and perform quality evaluations of products
Flexible with work schedule, including location and time of day
Basic Qualifications :
Be at least 18 years of age
A valid Driver’s License
Willingness to drive company vehicles
Proven experience with synthetic and human hair wig styling using appropriate styling tools
Styling experience with period styles involving finger waves and French Twists
Experience working with performers in various states of dress and undress
Basic hand sewing
Ability to use and learn new technology
A valid Florida Cosmetology license
Two (2) years of experience in a salon, theater department, or film/tv hair and makeup department
One (1) + years’ experience creating or styling synthetics wigs
Additional Information :
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KEYWORD: WDWCasting, WDW Casting
Job ID: 1154658BR
Job Posting Company: "Walt Disney World Resort"
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