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Lead, Costuming

Apply Now Apply Later Job ID 582972BR Location Shanghai, Shanghai Municipality, China (Mainland) Business Shanghai Disney Resort Date posted Aug. 03, 2018

Job Summary:

Leading a costuming team in all aspects of the daily scheduled tasks, including inventory control, repair co-ordination, ordering of supplies, staff scheduling and task assignment. Handling costumes, including repairs and maintenance, inspection for correct ‘creative’ appearance, preparation for shows, inventory control.


  • Ability to lead a costuming team in all aspects of the costume department, including inventory, costume assignment to performers, costume presentation inspection and maintenance
  • Co-ordination and scheduling of staff to complete daily workload, including the ability to adjust task, and schedules on short notice
  • Demonstrate knowledge and appropriate use of tools and techniques used in costume making and maintenance
  • Interact with performers constantly. Ensures each performer has a clean, great looking costume to wear on a daily basis. Helps performers dress and undress the costumes, and takes care of their worn costumes and under-dressings (t-shirts, socks, shorts, etc.)
  • Ability to co-ordinate a team and ensure daily tasks are assigned and performed appropriately and on time
  • Laundry, including (but not limited to) sorting, scrubbing, hand-washing, placing in dryer, ironing, folding, placing all costumes and under-dressings on hangers

Basic Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated ability to use Windows computers and MS Office applications
  • Demonstrated experience with different sewing machines and techniques
  • Understanding of Costume inventory and preferably an understanding of inventory control systems
  • Experience with theatrical make-up techniques and an ability to teach these to others, including performers and other stylists
  • Ability to lead a team of Costumers to ensure all work is performed in a consistent manner and that the correct creative direction is maintained.
  • Fluent in Mandarin
  • Intermediate levels in English
  • Must provide full availability for ongoing training throughout a two month period
  • Must be available to work all peak seasons, and holidays
  • Available to work nights and flexible shift times

Additional Information:

Please note:
Shanghai Disney Resort will not authorize anyone or any third party to charge candidate. Please always reach to our official channels or platforms for recruitment relevant information.

Work Location:
  • Your work location is Shanghai Disney Resort in Chuan Sha, Pudong New Area, Shanghai.
  • You could take metro Line 11 to Shanghai Disney Resort.
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About Shanghai Disney Resort:
The resort is home to the Shanghai Disneyland theme park, two themed hotels – Shanghai Disneyland Hotel and Toy Story Hotel, Disneytown, a large shopping, dining and entertainment district, a Broadway-style theatre, Wishing Star Park and other outdoor recreation areas. Shanghai Disneyland is a Magic Kingdom-style theme park featuring classic Disney storytelling and characters but with authentic cultural touches and themes tailored specifically for the people of China. As we continue to develop this magical destination, we’re looking for a variety of world-class professionals including front line Cast Members and an innovative development team to help our plans take shape.

About Shanghai Disney Resort:

Shanghai Disney Resort, the first Disney resort in Mainland China, is a place where friends and families can escape together to a whole new world of fantasy, imagination, creativity and adventure. The resort is home to the Shanghai Disneyland theme park; two themed hotels; Disneytown, a large shopping, dining and entertainment district; a Broadway-style theatre; Wishing Star Park and other outdoor recreation areas. Shanghai Disney Resort Cast Members provide world-class service to guests, and the resort brings classic Disney stories and characters to life with authentic cultural touches and themes tailored specifically for the people of China. Shanghai Disney Resort offers something for everyone – thrilling adventures, lush gardens where guests can relax together and enriching interactive experiences.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with Shanghai International Theme Park Company Limited, which is part of a business segment we call Shanghai Disney Resort.

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