Costume designers may be employed by theatre companies, film or television networks. Costume designers are responsible for creating entire costumes, wardrobes, and accessories for artists, performers and other members of the cast. They need to be familiar with the complete script to determine the different kinds and number of costumes to create and prepare for every shoot or staging of plays. Costume designers need to conduct research about the theme and time period of the films or plays they work for to ensure that his/her creations are suitable and relevant. Costumes are important in making plays or films believable, thus the need for effective costume designers.
Sample Costume Designer CV Template
Priory Road, Hornsey
London, N8 8NA
Creative and innovative individual hoping to land a job as a costume designer in a company where I can enhance my talent and skills while providing quality costumes to suit specific needs.
Summary of Qualification
- With five years of experience working as a costume designer.
- Knowledgeable in fashion of different time periods.
- Skilled in sewing and designing techniques and principles.
- Possess a high level of creativity and sense of style.
- A team player while also capable of working with minimum supervision.
- Up-to-date with new and modern types of costumes.
Career Experience/Job History
2005 – Present: Costume designer, Believe It Productions
- Review scripts for films and research for relevant and suitable costumes and accessories.
- Create a costume plan for each artist and ensure that these are organized during shoots.
2000 – 2004: Bachelor of Arts in Fine Arts, London University
Professional reference will be furnished upon request.