Makeup Artist resume samples

Makeup Artists are responsible for providing makeup services to models and performers. These professionals are usually needed during the preparation of film castings, theater plays, music concerts, television shows, and photo shoots. Based on the most successful sample resumes, the ideal candidate should demonstrate creativity, an eye for detail, dexterity, makeup techniques expertise, and good communication and networking skills. Those seeking to work as Makeup Artists should be able to display specific coursework and certification in their resumes.


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Resident Makeup Artist

Estee' Lauder representative providing makeup artist services and makeovers for a broad range of clients using a variety of techniques. Ensured customer satisfaction by listening carefully, assessing their needs and applying appropriate products.

  • Responsible for greatly increasing cosmetic counter sales from $23,000 to $500,000 in one year by providing excellent customer service, customer incentives, and hands on instruction.
  • Achieved sales goals through effective management of sales, staff training, new customer development, and product sales and consultation.
  • Increased customer confidence, repeats, and referrals through an in-depth knowledge of products and then teaching the customers and staff.
  • Introduced new product lines to the sales counter that were not part of their existing offerings, developed new business around those products.
CANDIDATE INFO
16
years in
workforce
9
months
at this job
C
Certificate
Graphic Design
English Language
2

Business Manager / Makeup Artist

Responsible for presenting and selling YSL cosmetics at Neiman Marcus, predominantly through consultative makeovers

  • Contributed to exceeding sales plan for the group in each of the past three years
  • Personally increased sales of cosmetics at a year-to-year growth rate of 23%, trending higher than both YSL and Neiman Marcus target growth rates
  • Actively worked to develop promotional ideas which helped turn around a business that was down 43% prior to 2008
  • Demonstrated effective follow-through to ensure customer satisfaction, directly leading to higher client retention rates
CANDIDATE INFO
24
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
AS
Computer Programming
Cosmetology License
3

Makeup Artist

Consistently exceeded sales goals.

  • Exceeded 2002 holiday season goal by selling $9000 in 2 week period.
  • Generated new clientele while increasing business from existing clientele
  • Created and implemented special promotions.
CANDIDATE INFO
3
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
4

Makeup Artist and Beauty Advisor

Assisted customer purchases of cosmetics in a fast paced and fully commissioned sales environment.

  • Attended and excelled company sponsored training, product knowledge, and sales techniques seminars.
  • Achieved sales and pre-sale goals to assist the team in meeting department goals along with meeting Macy's credit card goals and other promotional revenue building campaigns
  • Perfected customer consolation while always maintained a level of enthusiasm and energy during high pressure sales events
  • Achieved record breaking sales, customer service records and a high level of repeat business
  • Effectively managed customer contacts and relationships to improve customer service, build sales volume, improved effectiveness and increase overall customer satisfaction.
CANDIDATE INFO
1
year in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Political Science & Sociology
Political Science & Sociology
5

Senior Sales Director and Professional Makeup Artist

  • Hired and supervised back office of administrative assistants, accountant, makeup artists, direct sales assistants, event planners, hairstylist, and photographers to provide business support.
  • Progressively moved up career path, maintained earnings of company vehicle since October 1999, directed consultants on defining career advancement and work related goals and objectives.
  • Held weekly meetings to project company goals, strategic plans, and provide recognition.
  • Performed market research, planned quarterly sales goals and implemented strategic sales techniques to exceed competition.
  • Built clientele of over 6000 customers across 32 states and created referral incentive program and client management program.
  • Utilized Mary Kay DOM 5.1 database program, Salesforce, YouTube, Websites, Microsoft Office, Adobe Design Standard CS6, Quicken, QuickBooks, and Serif PagePlus X3 programs to manage business operations.
  • Achieved #1 in recruiting, Miss Go-Give award, #1 in sales for the #1 Emerald Division National Area, National Honor Society, Fabulous 50’s Sales Director and other weekly awards and monthly bonuses.
CANDIDATE INFO
33
years in
workforce
20
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
BA
Progress
Liberal Arts And Sciences: Speech Communications
6

Makeup Artist

Successfully started as a Cosmetic Department floater to cover and cross train all cosmetic lines in the
Cosmetics department.

  • Promotion to Beauty Advisor and Makeup Artist for Estee Lauder Counter.
  • Worked closely with Counter Managers to plan and implement special events and daily counter events.
  • Achieved above and beyond daily sells goals for my department.
  • Effectively applied makeovers to patrons daily to ensure sells.
  • Efficiently maintained inventory organization and cleanliness for the Estee Lauder counter.
CANDIDATE INFO
8
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
7

Makeup Artist

Continuously met and exceeded sales goals for over three years.

  • Helped clients learn about new application techniques and products.
  • Provided clients full makeup applications by appointment for special occasions.
  • Assisted international clientele using foreign language skills.
CANDIDATE INFO
9
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
8

Makeup Artist

Certified in PHD Focus, Application, Lesson and Product Specialist

  • Assist clients in creating makeup looks for every occasion
  • Achieved monthly sales goals consistently
  • Aided team in reaching Tier 2 bonus seasonally
  • Largest MAC counter in 12 state region with annual volume of $3.3 million
CANDIDATE INFO
7
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
9

Makeup Artist

  • Demonstrating a well-executed and timely application of makeup with clients.
  • Assisted upper management when it came to implementing task and duties to fellow employees while acting as active 3rd key manager.
  • Able to maintain multiple customers at a time and manage to meet their needs to the best of my abilities.
  • Demonstrate effective communication skills while educating customers on what makeup and skincare suites them best.
  • Completed four certifications test that are required by makeup artist to take to show their growth within the company.
CANDIDATE INFO
6
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Business Administration
Business Marketing
10

Hair Stylist and Makeup Artist

  • Cut, colored and styled clients' hair with precision and expertise.
  • Assisted clients in finding a style that complemented and suited them best.
  • Sold and promoted hair care products and cosmetics.
  • Styled hair and applied makeup for wedding and other special events.
  • Expanded client base by 50% through direct referrals.
  • Distributed business cards outside of the salon to generate new business.
CANDIDATE INFO
6
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
C
Voice Production
C
Certificate

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