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Garment Cutter - Full Time, Walt Disney World

Apply Now Apply Later Job ID: 1202619BR Location: Orlando, Florida, United States; Lake Buena Vista, Florida, United States Business: Walt Disney World Resort Date posted: 05/21/2024

Job Summary:

We are looking for Garment Cutters! Have you ever dreamed of being a Garment Cutter at Walt Disney World? Garment Cutters support the Costuming Production Workroom for Disney Live Entertainment! You will help create costumes using fabrics and patterns for our shows, parades, and Character Meet and Greets. This role uses computer-controlled machines to cut materials while contributing to costume documentation.

You will report to the Costuming Manager.

The pay rate for this role in Florida is $17.25 per hour.
Select benefits may be provided as part of the compensation package, such as medical, financial, and/or other benefits. To learn more about our benefits visit:


  • Connect with Leadership and other Costuming partners
  • Accurately and safely use hand-cutting equipment
  • Use standard fabric knowledge and garment industry knowledge for basic garment cutting
  • Lay out and cut garment pieces using appropriate tools and techniques
  • Accurately use pressing (i.e. irons) and fusing equipment
  • Read, understand, and interpret directions on the bundling checklist, marker, marker cover sheet, and swatch card
  • Fill out written documentation on fabric usage
  • Operate electronic cutting table with direction
  • Verify orders from the Cut Room and quality check for Cut/Bundle Kit
  • Cross-reference the bundle against the checklist in the tech pack and add notions/CCI items
  • Prioritize cut bundles for sew floor
  • Assess the order for accuracy before starting
  • Additional Personal Protective Equipment (face shields, goggles, refillable hand sanitizers, etc.) may be required
  • Handle cleaning chemicals and supplies

Basic Qualifications:

  • Operate basic computer systems
  • Experience with Excel and Word
  • Proficient verbal and written communication for documentation and safety purposes
  • Knowledge of cutting techniques, tools, and terminology
  • Physical role requiring repetitive movement such as heavy lifting, pushing, pulling, bending, twisting, grasping, clutching, prolonged standing, and kneeling
  • Minimal climbing of step stools/small ladders
  • Be able to work with or around costumes made of natural or synthetic materials such as fur, foam, latex, or mylar
  • Comfortable with working at varying heights
  • Push or pull up to 46 lbs.
  • Lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Team lift with 2 Cast Members maximum of 85 lbs.
  • Full-Time roles require full availability for any shift, seven (7) days per week, including nights, weekends, and holidays

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Two (2) years of experience in garment construction
  • Experience using large computerized cutting machines
  • Experience with plotters, digitizers, digital drawing tablets, and handheld 3D scanners

Additional Information:

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KEYWORD: WDWCasting, Costuming, WDW: Walt Disney World Casting Hourly Jobs

About Walt Disney World Resort:

Since opening in 1971, Walt Disney World Resort has played an important role in many childhood and family memories. Today, hundreds of millions of guests from around the globe visit this magical place to enjoy a Disney vacation. Through a combination of creativity, innovation and technology, the resort immerses guests in classic Disney tales and new kinds of family entertainment. Drawing from a rich heritage of storytelling, Walt Disney World Resort cast members bring Disney magic to life through unmatched attention to detail and superior guest service.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with Walt Disney Parks and Resorts U.S., Inc., which is part of a business we call Walt Disney World Resort.

Walt Disney Parks and Resorts U.S., Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by federal, state or local law. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

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