Full Time Job

Assistant Manager, Costume Design


Universal City, CA 07-11-2024
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description

Company Description:

We create world-class content, which we distribute across our portfolio of film, television, and streaming, and bring to life through our theme parks and consumer experiences. We own and operate leading entertainment and news brands, including NBC, NBC News, MSNBC, CNBC, NBC Sports, Telemundo, NBC Local Stations, Bravo, USA Network, and Peacock, our premium ad-supported streaming service. We produce and distribute premier filmed entertainment and programming through Universal Filmed Entertainment Group and Universal Studio Group, and have world-renowned theme parks and attractions through Universal Destinations & Experiences. NBCUniversal is a subsidiary of Comcast Corporation.

Each day Universal Studios Hollywood creates unforgettable experiences for our guests from around the world. We bring to life the ultimate Hollywood experience with our real working movie studio and heart-pounding rides, shows and attractions that put you inside some of the world's most popular movies and TV shows. USH offers something for everyone from thrill seekers to movie lovers to family fun for all ages. Our Team Members are passionate individuals who create memorable moments whether it's on the studio lot, or in our conference rooms, theaters, or kitchens. We believe in the talent of our team members. It's our passion and commitment to excellence that drives our business to succeed in everything we do across the park. We believe in a culture of family and fun, here you can make a difference and build your career!

Here you can be your authentic self. As a company uniquely positioned to educate, entertain and empower through our platforms, Comcast NBCUniversal stands for including everyone. Our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion initiatives, coupled with our Corporate Social Responsibility work, is informed by our employees, audiences, park guests and the communities in which we live. We strive to foster a diverse, equitable and inclusive culture where our employees feel supported, embraced and heard. Together, we'll continue to create and deliver content that reflects the current and ever-changing face of the world.

Job Description


As an Assistant Manager, Costume Design, you will play a vital role in the creation and execution of costumes for various live entertainment productions, such as theater performances, atmosphere characters, animated characters, and events. Collaborating closely with the Manager, Costume Design and production team(s), you will help bring characters and visual concepts to life through your expertise in fabric selection, costume construction, and attention to detail.

• Assist the Manager of Costume Design in conceptualizing and developing costume ideas that align with the production's overall artistic vision, while considering factors such as time period, character personalities, and budget constraints.
• Conduct thorough research to gather reference materials, historical context, and style inspiration for costumes. Assist in sourcing fabrics, accessories, and clothing items that match the desired aesthetics and requirements of the production.
• Keep a detailed inventory of all costumes, accessories, and materials, including tracking changes and modifications made during the production process. Ensure costumes are properly labeled and organized for easy access.
• Work closely with the Costume Designer to track expenses related to costume production, including material purchases, rentals, and labor costs, while striving to stay within budget limits.
• Maintain effective communication with other departments, to ensure cohesive visual storytelling. Coordinate the timely delivery of costumes to performers and crew members.
• Stay updated with industry trends, historical fashion, and costume techniques to enhance your skills and contribute fresh ideas to the design process.
• Cultivate and lead a culture that promotes a professional, collaborative, inspiring, fun, and teamwork-driven work setting for all Team Members.
• Demonstrated ability to work on multiple projects concurrently, with confidence to multi-task and delegate as required.
• Ability to drive results of teams through strong leadership and development skills.
• Ability to identify and communicate creative solutions to challenges, and to maintain a consistent focus on priorities with persistent follow-through.
• Confidence to communicate across all lines of business, with all levels of management.
• Ability to deal well with ambiguity and constant change, working in fast-paced environments with accelerated production schedules.
• A strong passion to drive high quality results, both end product as well as process.
• Understand and actively participate in Environmental, Health and Safety responsibilities by following established USH policy, procedures, training, and employee involvement activities. Includes completion of I&I, housekeeping and/or other safety follow-up documentation as required for department.
• Perform other duties as assigned.
o Required On-Site: This position is required to be performed full-time from an NBCUniversal-designated worksite.

This position is eligible for company sponsored benefits, including medical, dental and vision insurance, 401(k), paid leave, tuition reimbursement, and a variety of other discounts and perks. Learn more about the benefits offered by NBCUniversal by visiting the Benefits page of the Careers website. Salary range: $69K-$75K



USH Entertainment Department is committed to promoting a collaborative, productive, and engaging workplace for all employees. We require Assistant Managers to lead by example promoting a professional, inspiring, fun, and teamwork-oriented work culture.

General Knowledge and Skills Required: Assistant Manager, Costume Design shall have the ability to read, interpret and follow documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals. The Assistant Manager shall be able to write reports, business correspondence and procedure manuals. Will also be able to effectively communicate, present information, and answer questions in one-on-one and group settings. Have strong interpersonal, analytical and time management skills and demonstrates the ability to work independently under pressure; proactive thinker/self-starter.

Communicating and influencing: Assistant Managers are required to communicate effectively with people at all levels in the organization, including providing specific, timely feedback to managers and others to work together more effectively.

Quality and partner focus: Continuously look for ways to refine and improve work processes to achieve better results. Follow through on commitments made to internal and external partners.


Maximizing resources: Work collaboratively with all employees in the organization and support others when requested. Seek expertise, advice, and perspectives from a variety of sources both within and outside the organization to ensure a high work standard and an engaging culture for employees. Maintain a productive balance between the concern for people and concern for work results.

Project Management: Develop plans for accomplishing objectives, monitoring status, and providing regular status updates. Provide relevant information to others in a timely manner and follo


Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rjoyw1-3-92-91-54-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary Range: $69,000 to $75,000 Per Year ($ USD)