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Hair & Makeup Artist - Newsy

Hair & Makeup Artist - Newsy

• Emerging Level
Skills: Hair / Makeup


The Hair and Makeup Artist is responsible for applying makeup and prosthetics to aesthetically enhance celebrities, performers, individuals, entertainers, or for special events. Work independently or with a team. May also style hair.

Category Hair / Makeup 
Location Greater Atlanta Area
Time Period Full Time
Posted Date Aug 16, 2021
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description

What you'll do:
  • Apply makeup to clients using a color palette and different tools such as mascara, sponges, eyebrow shapers, lip liners, brushes, and applicators
  • Work with clients to create various looks
  • Work on theatrical productions, movie sets, photography shoots, backstage at concerts, or on television shows
  • Style hair according to makeup
  • Set makeup with hairspray or other setting material
  • Apply touchups as necessary
  • Remove makeup from clothes if some is transferred
  • Use photographs or models for reference when consulting with clients on ideal look
  • Apply prosthetics on movie sets
  • Read scripts to ascertain the materials and the look required
  • Sketch designs for future looks
  • Purchase cosmetics and applicators from vendors and negotiate prices
  • Ensure makeup looks natural and well-applied under different lighting
  • Match skin color to color palettes to determine best looks
  • Suggest skin care routines
  • Fit wigs and hairpieces
  • Wipe off makeup and reapply if client is unsatisfied
  • Maintain awareness of health and safety issues and legislation
What you'll bring:
Education & Experience/Certifications
  • High school or equivalent GED required
  • Cosmetology school preferred
  • Based on state requirements may need license for hair and makeup maybe required
Skills & Abilities
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Organized
  • Work quickly and accurately under pressure

Job Type Full Time 
Weekly Limit N/A
Shift Unknown
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