Make Up Artist resume samples

Make Up Artists work with models, performers, and other clients to improve their visual representation. Specific functions listed on a Make Up Artist example resume are identifying client requirements, sketching make-up ideas, collaborating with other members of the design team, adhering to health and safety regulations, applying make-up on the client's face, and updating knowledge of make up products and techniques. The ideal candidate should showcase in his or her resume the following assets: creativity, artistic talent, dexterity, good eye-hand coordination, stamina, customer focus, and time management. Education requirements include the completion of make up courses.


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Lancôme/fashion Fair Beauty Advisor Make Up Artist

Created and executed promotions of new product launches

  • Booked cosmetic counter events
  • Performed 'on the fly' Make Overs, and skin treatments to department stores' clients while increasing sales with 'must have' add-ons
  • Responsible for opening and closing register, stocking cases, opening department charge accounts, exceeding sales goals for the month
  • Increased sales to the Lancôme and Fashion Fair counter by 13% within five years
CANDIDATE INFO
21
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
BS
Bachelor of Science
Education
2

Lead Make Up Artist/owner

Provide make up artistry services to clients

  • Maintain a welcoming, professional atmosphere to ensure client feels comfortable and happy with application as well as receive the optimum customer service experience
  • Work closely, with directors, and set managers of video sets to ensure that make up is executed and fits vision and expectation of client's project.
  • Maintain a professional attitude, and appearance at all times.
  • Build rapport with clients, and other team member to encourage comodadry and help out as needed with other duties that may not always fall under our work title duties. Ex. Helping wardrobe if all make up is done and retouched.
  • Oversee that make up application is flawless, and making corrections needed when applicable.
  • Keep careful and detailed notes of consultation with client of products used
  • Maintain organized documentations of invoices, and contracts of future and past clientele.
  • Manage social media
CANDIDATE INFO
24
years in
workforce
9
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
Journalism
3

Make Up Artist

Perform makeovers and sample product on clients

  • Tailor skincare regimens to specific client needs
  • Administer excellent customer service skills to provide a warm and inviting atmosphere for clients
  • Perform set-up and take-down for special events
  • Create displays for new and seasonal products while adhering to the brand's vision
  • Monitor and stock store inventory while complying with company standards
CANDIDATE INFO
7
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
4

Counter Make Up Artist Manager

Moved up from a regular sales lead to a counter manager.

  • Great sales and great negotiating skills when applying and describing make up products to customers.
  • Great in explaining product features and benefits to the customers and creating a great client booklist for future parties and VIP invites.
  • Able to multitask from cashiering, helping customer, answering phone, and selling a product all at once.
  • Handled floor set once a month by rearranging the product on the floor.
CANDIDATE INFO
7
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
Physiology
5

Freelance Make Up Artist 2011- Present

  • Ability to communicate with my clients to understand and interpret their vision
  • Can explain application steps in detail and demonstrate to the client on how to apply
  • Able to multitask and handle several tasks at once efficiently
  • Utilize my time efficiently and complete the job under pressure
  • Have extensive knowledge on many make up brands and products
  • Excellent communication skills with clients and individuals
  • Works well with others or in a group setting
  • Have the ability to overcome obstacles and finish the job accurately
  • Enthusiastic personality that makes individuals fell comfortable and welcome
CANDIDATE INFO
HS
International Makeup Artist Program And The Course Of Study
AS
Psychology
BA
Psychology
International Makeup Artist Program
6

Receptionist/make Up Artist

  • Specialized in Bridal and Formal Occasion Make Up Application
  • Supervised Front Desk, Customer Appointments, and Stylist's
  • Offered Administrative Support
CANDIDATE INFO
5
years in
workforce
6
months
at this job
BS
Apparel Merchandising, Design, And Production

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