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Job Description

A Costume Designer will research the costumes of the period in which a production is set and using fashion knowledge to design and create outfits for actors, this could be for film, TV or theatre.  They will be in charge of designing, creating, acquiring and hiring all the costumes required for the actors in the film or production and will supervise practical issues such as budgets, schedules and insuring that the garments are completed on time.

Entry Requirements

You will need high practical ability in design and sewing, a HND or degree in fashion, textiles, costume design, theatre design, performing arts would be an advantage

Required Skills

  • Creativity and imagination
  • Excellent design skills
  • A passion for fashion
  • A good eye for detail
  • Flexibility
  • Good organisational skills
  • Able to work well under pressure and to deadlines
  • Good communication and people skills
  • Good research abilities

Starting Salary

£13,000 to £18,000

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