Freelance Costume Craft Technician
Position we are looking to fill:
Our Costumes & Creatures Division is seeking people with production sewing skills to construct costume pieces and support costume production operations. We have full-time summer/fall opportunities during workroom hours Monday through Friday — 8am to 4:30pm.
We want you if you:
- Like working in a fun inclusive environment
- Can contribute to a positive, collaborative, team-oriented work environment
- Have experience operating workshop equipment and hand tools for costume production
- Enjoy producing and refurbishing costume pieces of a variety of materials including furs and foams
- Are a team player and are willing to assist with other costume production support duties as needed
- Must be able to pass the practical assembly test on an industrial sewing machine
- Are able to read and understand English
- Are able to wear personal protective equipment
- Are able to lift 20 lbs frequently and up to 50 lbs occasionally
- Can sit or stand for long periods of time
Additional experience that will catch our eye:
- Previous experience working with foams, plastics, industrial solvents, paints and adhesives
- Prop/craft fabrication experience
Who We Are:
VStar Entertainment Group is a Minneapolis-based company founded in 2015 because of two substantial acquisitions in the live entertainment industry: VEE Corporation, one of the most respected names in family-friendly entertainment, having delighted millions of children around the world since Sesame Street LIVE’s debut performance in 1980; and Blue Star Media, a leading producer and promoter of consumer shows and events, having promoted more than 2,000 live events across the nation.
These acquisitions have provided VStar Entertainment Group with the unwavering ability to provide clients and partners in the corporate, sports, museum and event marketing industry with a robust portfolio of production and promotion services, backed by over 30 years of experience.
In addition to its touring shows, VStar’s acclaimed production facility creates standout solutions for live events, custom dimensional exhibits, entertainment tours, costumes, and mascots. VStar Entertainment Group, with its years of experience, innovative production, and strategic partnerships is uniquely positioned to expand as a leader in the live entertainment, production services and mascot industries.
• As a high growth, entrepreneurial company with 30 years of family entertainment history, we are anchored by the value of the prior journey with a firm, shared commitment to the road ahead.
• We are aligned around a shared vision of winning as one team, one company.
• We are dedicated to the growth, well-being and happiness of the individual.
VStar Entertainment Group is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status.