Craft Technician (steady-extra) – Le Reve Costume Shop – Entertainment in Las Vegas, NV at Wynn Careers

Date Posted: 10/2/2018

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Job Description

Wynn Resorts is the recipient of more Forbes Travel Guide Five Star Awards than any other independent hotel company in the world. Wynn Las Vegas opened on April 28, 2005 and was once again named the best resort in Nevada on Condé Nast Traveler’s 2018 “Gold List,” a title received for the tenth time. Wynn and Encore Las Vegas feature two luxury hotel towers with a total of 4,750 spacious hotel rooms, suites and villas, approximately 192,000 square feet of casino space, 21 dining experiences featuring signature chefs and 11 bars, two award-winning spas, approximately 290,000 square feet of meeting and convention space, approximately 103,000 square feet of retail space as well as three nightclubs, a beach club and recreation and leisure facilities. In addition to two luxury retail esplanades, a Strip-front expansion, Wynn Plaza, is currently under construction and is scheduled to be completed by the third quarter of 2018.

The Costume Construction Shop is responsible for the patterning, construction and alteration of costumes, shoes and headpieces for the Entertainment Division.

Job Responsibilities:

• Construct costume accessories, headpieces, wigs and shoes.
• Make alterations, cutting, measuring, hand and machine sewing, gluing, painting and dyeing; other craft related tasks as required.
• Meet with Performers for fittings.
• Preserve the integrity of the costume designs while maintaining a high level of quality, consistency and accuracy in costume construction.
• Follow all Wynn / Encore and departmental policies and procedures.
• Adhere to all policies and procedures for the safe operation of the costume construction shop with emphasis on maintaining a safe working environment.
• Adhere to all OSHA regulations.
• Perform all other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

• Must have a High School Diploma or equivalent.
• Minimum of (5) years’ experience working as a costume or craft technician in a costume shop or in a similar position for a large scale theatrical or production show.
• Experience working with industrial sewing machines, industrial sergers and other costume workshop machinery and equipment.
• Experience with high volume costume production.
• Experience with a wide variety of craft related techniques including, but not limited to, painting, dyeing, silicone applications, mask and mold making, thermoplastic materials; shoe construction skills, millinery skills, wig making skills.
• Candidates will be required to complete a sewing skills test.
• Must possess excellent problem solving skills and strong interpersonal skills.
• Must be able to work an ambitious schedule in relation to production.
• Must be able to work with and experience with unusual materials.
• Must work well in a team environment.
• Must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills.
• Must have legal authorization to work in the United States.
• Must be able to work evenings, weekends and holidays.
• Must practice and conform to safe working procedures.
• Must be 18 years of age or older.
• Must have OSHA 10 hour General Industry Safety and Health Card/Certification

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