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Job Description:

  • 1) Designs sets for theatrical productions: Confers with play's director regarding interpretation and set requirements.

  • 2) Conducts research to determine appropriate architectural and furnishing styles.

  • 3) Integrates requirements, interpretation, research, design concepts, and practical considerations regarding factors, such as mobility, interchangeability, and budget to plan sets.

  • 4) Renders drawing or illustration of design concept, estimates costs, and presents drawing for approval.

  • 5) Prepares working drawings of floor plan, front elevation, scenery, and properties to be constructed.

  • 6) Prepares charts to indicate where items, such as curtains and borders are to be hung.

  • 7) Oversees building of sets, furniture, and properties.

  • 8) May build scale models from cardboard, plaster, or sponge.

  • 9) May design stage lighting to achieve dramatic or decorative effects.




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DOT:   142.061-050

Job Number: 9175