Summary Costume Designer - Exhibits And Theatre near Vancouver (BC)
Find key facts and figures about working as a costume designer - exhibits and theatre. The following information is applicable to all Theatre, fashion, exhibit and other creative designers (NOC 53123).
Note: Some information in this job profile is based on the 2016 version of the National Occupational Classification (NOC).
Theatre, fashion, exhibit and other creative designers conceptualize and produce designs for film, television, theatre and video productions, garments and textiles, displays and exhibits, and for other creative items such as jewellery and trophies. Theatre designers are employed by performing arts and broadcasting companies and by festivals; fashion designers are employed by clothing and textile companies or may be self-employed; and exhibit designers are employed by museums. Other creative designers in this unit group are employed by manufacturing establishments or may be self-employed.
Post-secondary or apprenticeship
This occupation usually requires a college diploma (community college, institute of technology or CÉGEP), an apprenticeship training of less than 2 years, or more than 6 months of on-the-job training.
Median wage in British Columbia
The job prospects are limited in the Lower Mainland–Southwest Region
advertised near Vancouver (BC)
- Supervise staff (apprentices, stages hands, design team, etc.)
- Teach interest or professional development courses
- Exhibit designers plan and develop permanent and temporary or moveable exhibits and displays for museum exhibitions, trade shows, conventions, retail spaces and other exhibitions
- Fashion designers design and create clothing and accessories for men, women and children
- Theatre designers design and create settings, scenic environments, properties, costumes and lighting for theatre, film and video productions, operas and ballets
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