Makeup Artist Job Description

A makeup artist is an individual who uses makeup style, techniques, and skills to enhance a client's features and alter their physical appearance.

Individuals that work in makeup for film, television, and theater are known as theatrical makeup artists.

Makeup artists apply cosmetics to faces, bodies, and hair in order to either enhance or disguise an appearance.

They also apply makeup to bring attention to certain features or to hide blemishes or scars.

Updated on:     
September 15, 2022

Job Brief:

We're looking for a Makeup Artist to help us with our upcoming photo shoot. We need someone who is skilled in applying makeup and can make our models look their best. If you're interested in helping us out, please send us your portfolio and we'll be in touch.

Makeup Artist Duties:

  • Look for opportunities to work with beauty brands and develop magazine edits to present your face/skincare/makeup service offerings
  • Work with clients to prepare them for special events and everyday
  • Establish relationships with clients through positive communication, listening, and empathy
  • Maintain a professional demeanor and appearance at all times
  • Maintain accurate records of customer interactions
  • Develop and implement a makeup application curriculum

Makeup Artist Responsibilities:

  • Ensure quality makeup look and service for all celebrities, athletes, and other high-profile clients
  • Makeup for celebrities, athletes, and other high-profile clients
  • Solve makeup problems with makeup and skin care
  • Research product trends and fashions for celebrities, athletes, and other high-profile clients
  • Make recommendations to celebrities, athletes, and other high-profile clients
  • Participate in special events
  • Co-ordinate with the photographer and stylist to ensure successful photo shoots
  • Follow and comply with all company policies, procedures, protocols, and programs
  • Perform other related duties as assigned

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Requirements And Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in theater, film, or a related field, and 1+ years experience in a makeup department
  • Excellent hands-on application of makeup skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Knowledge of common beauty techniques
  • Knowledge of common beauty brands

We at [Company Name] believe in equal opportunity for all and are committed to building a diverse and inclusive team. We encourage applications from people of all walks of life, and believe that a variety of perspectives makes us stronger.

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