Zeleman Communications Vacancy announcement

Zeleman is Ethiopia’s leading full service communications, advertising and production agency. We extend the life of a creative idea through our integrated disciplines, services and channels, delivering impactful marketing campaigns that connect with people, exceed our client’s goals, and drive sustainable growth.

Zeleman is Ethiopia’s leading full service communications, advertising and production agency. We employ 100+ homegrown and international professionals who push the boundaries of creativity to deliver elevated and unforgettable marketing campaigns for our clients.

Through organic growth in an emerging local market, we have expanded our offerings with specialised departments established to meet the demands of a global clientele.

1: Costume Designer

Skill and educational background

Proven experience as costume designer or similar role
High school diploma; Degree in fashion design or relevant field is an advantage
Knowledge of design, sewing and textiles
Understanding of a range of styles and cultural/historical elements
Aptitude in research
Excellent communication and people skills
Creativity and attention to detail
Well-organized and reliable
The Costume Designer is responsible for designing, creating, or purchasing the costumes, and wardrobe that actors/ contributors wear in a film or advertising production. He/She works closely with directors, producers, and hair and makeup designers to contribute to the look and storytelling of the production.


Reading of the script/story and making a careful analysis of the plot, tone, and period of the story being told
Communicates with the production manager and director to understand their requirements and be able to give direction to casts, receive a formal brief for the project
Researches the fashion history and trends of the relevant time period and location
Compiling a collection of visual references to draw own final designs
Assembling the right fit costumes, and calling for approved casts for fitting
Compile each individual costume design into a costume plot
Present the costume designs to the production manager and director
Makes sure all the final costume presentations are shared with the client and get approved
Processing payment for purchasing costumes based on the final approved mood board/reference
Gets approval before the shooting day for the purchased costumes with the director
Print the shoot list and call sheet for the shoot and follow up with the schedule throughout the shooting.
Place of Work: Addis Ababa

Deadline: June 30, 2024

Application  Way

Interested candidates are invited to apply online with the below link


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