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Makeup Artist Job Description

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Job Overview

We are looking for a skilled Makeup Artist who will assist actors, presenters and models to look great when showing up on TV or in front of audiences. You will apply essential and complex methods to make sure an incredible visual outcome. As a Makeup artist, you will apply your imagination, creativity and skill in influencing individuals to look their best. You should be conscientious with an impressive portfolio of media cosmetics, makeup and hair-styling. Your energy for your work should give you an adequate inspiration to exceed expectations.

If you consider yourself a suitable candidate for this position, we would like to meet you.


  • Comprehend prerequisites from a visual and special technical point of view.

  • Find the right material and application as indicated by lighting, setting and so on.

  • Apply simple or complex cosmetics makeup as required. Do proper hair-styling to complement the cosmetics.

  • Utilize FX prosthetics to make the coveted special effects.

  • Show cosmetics application to the team and guide them.

  • Recommend healthy skin care schedules.

  • Help the team in proper removing of makeup and prosthetics.

  • Work together with team individuals (costume designers, production collaborators etc.)

  • Choose the best material (makeup and other equipments) and make budget plans to buy the same.

  • Clean and maintain makeup cosmetics, applicators and tools.


  • Degree in Cosmetology.

  • Proven 2+ year experience as a Makeup Artist or relevant position.

  • Diploma in Makeup and Prosthetics will be preferred.

  • Professional Experience in Prosthetics and Special Effects would be an added benefit.

  • Excellent technical knowledge of lighting, styles, photography, sensation, dramatization etc.

  • Extraordinary communication and time management abilities.

  • Creative, customer oriented and self-directed individual.

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