Makeup Artist
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We are looking for a Makeup Artist who will assist actors, presenters, and models to look magnificent in front of audiences.

You should apply essential and complex methods of makeup to make sure of an incredible visual outcome. 

As a Makeup Artist, you should 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 hairstyling. 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. 

  • Use simple or complex makeup techniques as and when required.

  • Do proper hairstyling to complement the cosmetics.

  • Utilize FX prosthetics to make the coveted desired effects.

  • Show makeup application to the team and guide them.

  • Recommend healthy skincare schedules to the clients for special events.

  • Assist the team in proper makeup and prosthetics removal techniques.

  • Work together with a team i.e. costume designers, production collaborators, etc.

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

  • Clean and maintain makeup cosmetics, applicators and tools.


  • Degree in Cosmetology or Diploma in Makeup and Prosthetics will be preferred.

  • Proven 2+ years of experience as a Makeup Artist, Movie Makeup Artist or a similar position.

  • Professional Experience in Prosthetics and special effects will be preferred.

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

  • Strong working knowledge of various makeup products and their techniques.

  • Extraordinary communication and time management abilities.

  • Exceptional understanding of lighting and applying makeup according to clients facial features.

  • A Creative and positive attitude individual.

  • Customer-oriented mindset.

  • Strong interpersonal skills.

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