Sample Set Decorator Resume

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John Snow
2319 Havanna Street
Greensboro, NC 27406

Job Objective Seeking a Set Decorator position in an organization where I can apply my experience and efficiently contribute to the company’s growth.

Highlights of Qualifications:

  • Hands-on experience in set designing, decoration and maintenance activities
  • Profound knowledge of film and theatre industry related set decoration trends
  • Outstanding knowledge of all applicable Health and Safety laws and procedures
  • Familiarity with performing basic painting jobs on materials
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  • to interact and work with all team members, in a helpful manner
  • Ability to operate office computer, in a proper and efficient manner

Professional Experience:

Set Decorator
After the Curtain Productions, Greensboro, NC
August 2012 – Present


  • Set up and decorated realistic sets for all assigned motion pictures and television productions.
  • Reviewed and followed the given script in order to determine decoration requirements.
  • Selected, obtained, and arranged appropriate props, furniture, draperies, pictures, and lighting fixtures, as needed.
  • Directed, coordinated, and monitored all activities of the decoration team.
  • Checked all decorated sets and maintained their visual appeal, efficiently.
  • Maintained proper placement of decorative items and ensured safety of performing actors and crew, on set.

Set Decorator
Hovnanian Enterprises, Greensboro, NC
May 2009 – July 2012


  • Designed and dressed sets for various productions on Soundstages and theatre.
  • Painted set-scenery and performed touch up on different set props.
  • Cleaned, tidied, organized, and stocked prop room, as required.
  • Procured, protected, and maintained all assigned set props, furniture, and related decorative items.
  • Interacted and liaised with Construction Designer in building and remodeling new sets.
  • Interpreted and adhered to established quality standards in set decoration.


Bachelor’s Degree in Interior and Spatial Design
Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA

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