Technical Services – Figure Finish Artist

Job ID:534267
Technical – Ride & Show
Orlando, FL

Universal Orlando Resort® is a universe of opportunities for people who have a lot to offer. It takes a special kind of person to work at Universal Orlando. An individual who knows how to be part of a team. Someone with a sense of fun who’s serious about their work. A person who knows it doesn’t take magic to put a smile on a guest’s face… it takes hard work, dedication, knowledge and just the right amount of Universal attitude. Whether you’re serving food, working in an office, maintaining equipment, performing in costume or operating a ride, you won’t just be ‘doing a job.’ You’ll be creating memories for our guests that will last a lifetime. Are YOU that kind of person?

JOB SUMMARY: Maintain/improve on the original aesthetics of the animated figures, props, and sets within the Rides and Shows. The responsibilities will include: Skin integration, the repair, fabrication, and painting of silicone, urethane, fiberglass, and latex materials, airbrush techniques, as well as wet/dry brush, sponge, faux finish, paint application (including spraying, brushing, or rolling) and touch-up will be performed, all forms of make-up and the care, cutting and dyeing of hair/furs, costume sewing and altering, fiberglass fabrication and repair, general mechanical skills.


  • Maintenance and installation of fully and partially skinned animated figures. Repairing of silicone and fiberglass skins and shells.
  • Figure costume inspection and maintenance. (including Clothing, Wigs, Fur, and Feathers).
  • Inspection and maintenance on sets within Rides and Shows (incl. Paint & Sculpt).
  • Assist Ride and Show Maintenance with access for their inspections and repairs.
  • Prop fabrication and maintenance.

EDUCATION: Bachelor’s degree from a four year college or university in Fine Arts degree (preferred).

EXPERIENCE: Experience 2 years with Theme Park Character / Scenic Maintenance / Prop Manufacture and / or repair; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

CERTIFICATIONS, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS: Valid Florida Drivers License/ required to operate company vehicles.

Your talent, skills and experience will be rewarded with a competitive compensation package.

Universal is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at Universal Orlando via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written Statement of Work in place for this position from Universal Orlando HR/Recruitment will be deemed the sole property of Universal Orlando. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Universal Orlando as a result of the referral or through other means.

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