Costume Designer Resume

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Career Objective:

Costumes play an important role in presenting stories and making actors look part of the project. I want to use this concept for your production company by working as a costume designer and give the right look to characters with my costumes.

Summary of Skills:

  • Vast experience in costume designing for all genres of films, television programs, theater, stage performances, etc.
  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite, Paint Shop Pro, etc.
  • In-depth knowledge of costume and accessory requirements for different themes and periods
  • Ability to create identical prototypes from existing designs
  • Skilled in sewing, researching, and purchasing materials for costume designing
  • Ability to stick and produce results within set budget
  • Vast knowledge of history and latest fashion trends
  • Skilled in marketing, fashion designing, and interpreting stories

Work Experience:

Costume Designer
Olay Designs, Los Angeles, California
March 2012 – present

  • Involve in different projects as the lead costume designer and handle a team of five designers
  • Discuss the script and theme with the script writers, directors and producers to understand the project requirements
  • Research for historical films and plays to analyze costume requirements accordingly
  • Provide rough designs for every costume along with the complementary accessories
  • Design costumes for the lead actors and supporting characters in every project
  • Design specialized costumes for many sci-fi films such as “Aliens Land”, “Alive in Space”, “After the After Life”, etc.

Costume Designer
Cosmopolitan Designers, Los Angeles, California
July 2010 – February 2012

  • Designed costumes for different characters as per the project requirement
  • Assisted lead designer in research for period films and plays
  • Took measurements of the whole cast for stitching costumes
  • Purchased fabrics and raw materials required for the project
  • Provided budget estimate and cost specifications to the production department
  • Created prototypes and got them approved before proceeding with production


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Fashion Designing
    National Institute of Fashion Technology, Los Angeles, California


Available on request.