We are currently unable to run our Work Experience and Apprenticeship programmes. However, we are running a small number of Internships . We hope to be able to resume the programme in full at some point in the New Year.
Career Opportunities with Angels
EXPERIENCED PERIOD COSTUMIER
We are looking for an experienced Costumier / Wardrobe Assistant to join our busy team in the Civilian Hire Department at Angels.
Applicants MUST have a good knowledge and understanding of period costume and history together with AT LEAST three years industry experience (outside of an educational setting).
Please do not apply for this role unless you have the right experience. Regretfully, applicants without this cannot be considered for this role.
If you are interested and would like to apply, please send an email with your CV and covering letter to: firstname.lastname@example.org
What can a job at Angels offer me?
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.