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Job Vacancy – Trainee Character Head Fabricator (Expired)


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Trainee Character Head Fabricator

Full-time position – 40 hrs a week

Start ASAP

Location: Greater Manchester (SK4)

Salary – £8.50 (hourly)

The role of the Trainee Character Head Fabricator is to create Heads, Props and Accessories for Mascots and Character Costumes to a high standard, within budget and agreed timeframes. Working directly with the senior production staff and a team of 5 experienced head makers, you will receive advanced training in the creation of World Class character costume heads and props. This is a fantastic opportunity for a talented and hardworking Prop maker to join an experienced and successful team in an exciting, fast-paced industry.

Skills and Knowledge

The ideal candidate will be self-motivated and have prior knowledge of prop and character head making techniques, along with experience using relevant tools and products, such as;

  • Plastazote Foam
  • Vac-formed ABS Plastics
  • Hot Glue Guns
  • Paint
  • Vinyls
  • Fur, Fleece and a wide range of fabrics
  • Hand held air powered tools such as drills, riveters, sanders, Dremel drills and spray guns.

Attention to detail and neat finishing skills are of the utmost importance in this role.

A relevant degree or qualification within the field of props and costume is advantageous but not essential.

The interview will require a short workshop skills test.

Please send your CV and Cover Letter to

Closing date: 31st July 2017

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