Angels The Costumiers. Costume suppliers to the entertainment industry, film, television and theatre, photographic, pop promos.

Career Opportunities with Angels

Graphics Junior

What we are looking for:

We are looking for an enthusiastic Graphics Junior who will be working as part of our in-house Marketing & Design team at Angels Fancy Dress. Ideally you will be a university graduate or college leaver in Graphics/Digital Design or someone with previous experience working in a creative studio or agency. Candidates need to have knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite - Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, Fireworks (Mac based), have a keen eye for detail and be able to think outside the box. You will need to have excellent communication skills as you will work very closely with senior graphic designers and other departments. You will be required to adhere to brand guidelines, meet deadlines (print and digital) and have strong organisational skills. This role will suit someone who is passionate about design and creativity and who is willing to learn and grow in this industry.

Daily tasks include:

  • Designing POS signs
  • Retouching photos and cutting them out
  • Designing social media banners and working closely with the social media team
  • Designing affiliate banners
  • Creating point of sale catalogues from data given by the Merchandising Department
  • Website buttons

Hours: 9.00am - 5.30pm Monday - Friday at our head office in Hendon, although additional Halloween and seasonal hours may be required.

To apply please email careers@fancydress.com and include a cover letter, CV and examples of your work and/or any links to online portfolios you may have with your application. This will be a two-stage interview process. Applications close Sunday 3 August 2014.

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Angels is the largest and most prestigious costume house in the world and is the gold standard of costuming in the entertainment industry.

If you join us, you will be working with some of the best in the industry. You will be working with people who continue to drive Angels forward, hugely successfully. They have a vast knowledge and experience of their craft and are a major resource.

If you succeed in getting a job at Angels you will be given a unique opportunity which you should use to your best advantage in learning every aspect of the costume business.

Regardless of your qualifications you will go through our own rigorous training programme. During your three month trial period you will go 'back to basics' and learn 'The Angels Way'.

You will receive the best costume training available anywhere in the world working with the best costume professionals in the business. You will work on exciting projects from small independent features through to blockbuster movies; small theatre projects through to huge operas and commercials through to classic TV costume dramas.

If you succeed, doors can open for you within the industry worldwide. It is well proven that having Angels on your CV and a reference from us is a major advantage - not only does it demonstrate that you have had the best training but also that you work in a professional, efficient and reliable way - the Angels way!

You may also be interested to know the following about the kind of job types that exist at Angels, although we don't currently have any vacancies:

Posts as Junior or Trainee Costumiers - applicants have sometimes completed a costume or fashion course (which is not essential). What is more important is to be able to demonstrate a passion for costume and history and the desire to progress in the industry.

Posts in our Alterations Workroom require a minimum of 2 years formal training in the construction and interpretation of costumes. College leavers and graduates usually start in the Alterations Workroom.

Posts in Dressmaking require a minimum of 2 years formal training in the construction and interpretation of costumes plus at least 2 years relative experience.

Posts in Tailoring require a minimum of 2 years formal training in the construction and interpretation of costumes plus at least 2 years relative experience.

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