On the Job
Costume Attendants select, fit, and take care of costumes for entertainers. They may help actors change costumes quickly during performances.
Typical Work Tasks
People who work in this career often:
- Design costumes or cosmetic effects for characters.
- Collaborate with others to determine production details.
- Review production information to determine costume or makeup requirements.
- Arrange items for use or display.
- Clean fabrics or apparel.
- Deliver items.
- Monitor operational quality or safety.
- Prepare operational reports or records.
- Manage budgets for personal services operations.
- Supervise service workers.
Typical Working Conditions
- Using your hands to handle, control, or feel objects, tools, or controls.
- Working with a group or team.
- Working indoors in environmentally controlled conditions.
- Having face-to-face discussions.
- Meeting strict deadlines.
- Freedom to make decisions without supervision.
- The freedom to determine tasks, priorities, and goals.
- Responsibility for outcomes and results.
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