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Objective: Seek the Position of Makeup Artist
SUMMARY: Highly gifted and creative Makeup Artist with more than six years experience in interpreting the make-up requirements of clients and to produce both a creative and technically accurate visual representation; ensuring that models, performers, presenters and others have suitable make-up and hairstyles before they appear in front of the cameras or an audience.
Summary of Qualifications
Exceptional knowledge of advanced makeup artistry and cosmetics industry.
Profound ability to address customer concerns, demonstrating empathy while consistently moving the customer towards commitment.
Proven ability to be persistence, overcome obstacles, and consistently strive to improve skills and achieve goals.
Uncommon ability to organize and control job responsibilities, particularly the accuracy and productivity related to work flow.
In-depth ability to multi-task and manage multiple projects in fast paced environment.
Uncommon detail oriented with excellent problem solving and follow-up skills.
Strong interpersonal skills; remarkable ability to achieve results through team leadership.
Excellent time management skill - knowing how long a subject will take to be made-up and working quickly and accurately in time-pressured conditions.
Galaxy Film and Television Studio, Minneapolis, MN 2002 - Present
Communicate with clients to clarify visual requirements.
Read scripts to ascertain materials/look required/budget implications, known as production study, which may require further research.
Produce and sketch design ideas for hairstyles and make-up.
Ensure continuity in hair and make-up and liaising with other members of the design team to ensure the overall look/effect is consistent and coherent.
Build a rapport with make-up subjects, which may include members of the public who are being interviewed for television as well as professional actors or presenters.
Demonstrate and implement a practical understanding of lighting, the photographic process, colors and the impact of special effects/make-up processes on the skin and ensure that appropriate action is taken to minimise/eradicate any unpleasant side effects from the use of specialist make-up/hairdressing techniques.
Take detailed notes and photographs of work, maintaining an up-to-date portfolio of work undertaken.
Maintain awareness of health and safety issues and legislation.
Cast facial and body moulds, sculpting latex foam - known as prosthetics.
Fit/manipulate/apply wigs, hairpieces and prosthetics.
Maintain wigs, hairpieces, prosthetics and other specialist materials and equipment.
Maintain an up-to-date knowledge of available hair and make-up products, sourcing, budgeting and ordering materials and equipment from specialist suppliers.
Galaxy Film and Television Studio, Minneapolis, MN 2000 - 2002
Makeup Artist Intern (under supervision)
Studied production requirements, such as character, period, setting, and situation, and applied makeup to performers to alter their appearance to accord with their roles.
Examined sketches, photographs, and plaster models in period files to obtain an image of character to be depicted.
Conferred with stage and motion picture officials and performer to determine alterations to be made and makeup to be used.
Designed prostheses of rubber or plastic and requisitions cosmetics and makeup materials, such as wigs, beards, rouge, powder, and grease paint.
Applied prostheses, cosmetics, and makeup to change such physical characteristics of performer as facial features, skin texture, bodily contours, and dimensions and to produce effect appropriate to depict character and situation.
Made drawings or models based upon independent research to augment period files.
Associate Degree in Cosmetology University of New York (2000)