Makeup Artist Job Description

Makeup Artist Job Description

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Makeup artist provides all materials/tools (makeup, styling products, and equipment) necessary to perform duties; and submit monthly expense reports for reimbursements in paycheck.

Makeup Artist Duties & Responsibilities

To write an effective makeup artist job description, begin by listing detailed duties, responsibilities and expectations. We have included makeup artist job description templates that you can modify and use.

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Keep informed about products, company information and store information
Working directly with on-air talent and guests ensuring that are ready for broadcast in a fast-paced, high profile environment
Understand makeup trends and be able to apply them appropriately
Understanding the various brands within the organization so that makeup application reflects according
Establishing solid working relationships with clients
Following the departmental procedures and work closely as a team to ensure a positive and proactive work environment
Maintain a clean and professional counter by stocking inventory, creating displays, merchandising
Style various styles on different hair textures & lengths
Oversee the image needs of Talent on set to maintain beauty image during production as necessary to compensate for lighting changes and to achieve continuity
Other related business duties as assigned

Makeup Artist Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Education for Makeup Artist

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the makeup artist job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as High School and Associate Degree in E-Commerce, French, Communication, Leadership, Professional Development, Teaching, Cosmetology, Associates, Faculty, Business/Administration

Skills for Makeup Artist

Desired skills for makeup artist include:

Products and Brand
Key retail financial metrics
Galvanic
High frequency machines
Steam units
Wax pots
Correct maintenance and use of equipment
Products
Salon program
Smashbox products and Brand

Desired experience for makeup artist includes:

Excellent knowledge of makeup technique and application
Ability to establish and maintain a harmonious working relationships with the co-workers, talent and guests
Formal beauty or makeup technical school certification a plus
At least 3 years of cosmetic experience required
Good communication skills, passion for coaching & developing
Awareness of latest fashion trends/color, ability to establish working relationships with multiple store teams

Makeup Artist Examples

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Makeup Artist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of makeup artist. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for makeup artist
  • Provide welcoming, personal, professional service to all customers at all times
  • Obtain customer data for CRM system or other client list as required
  • Actively participate in events and new product launches and ensure 100% sell through within 6 weeks
  • Actively participate in training sessions and partnered store mandatory training sessions
  • Inform customers timeously about promotions & events
  • Assist daily in stock and hygiene supplies replenishment and maintain appropriate levels throughout the day
  • Communicate low on stock and out of stocks to the Retail Manager
  • Assist in the proper rotation of stock
  • Ensure provision in Retek system
  • Maintaining work environment
Qualifications for makeup artist
  • Availability to support the projects & programming needs, critical business needs, holidays
  • High school diploma, I year relevant work experience or combination of both
  • The successful applicant will ideally have at least three years' makeup and hair styling experience and well as airbrushing/HDTV experience
  • Experienced in dealing with high-profile talent is preferred
  • Esthetician or cosmetologist license, or certified training from an accredited school/salon, or equivalent required
  • Applicant must be willing to become or stay licensed/certified as requested
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Makeup Artist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a makeup artist. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for makeup artist
  • Administrative Assistance Activities
  • Weekly top SKU counts
  • Apply make up in a manner appropriate for both men and women
  • Have experience working on different hair textures and lengths
  • Understand that the nature of live video may require a flexible schedule to accommodate the studios
  • Submit all paperwork neatly and accurately on a timely basis
  • Responsible for sales at Artistry Events and reinforcing the NARS Experience and NARS Style
  • Partner and communicate with Account Executives and Regional Manager of Education and Artistry on delivering winning events
  • Act as a NARS ambassador in the public the digital space
  • Ability to travel, especially during peak event months
Qualifications for makeup artist
  • Applicant must be able to effectively and diplomatically communicate with clients in order to quickly resolve any issues that arise, to provide the best possible customer service
  • Applicant must possess a friendly and outgoing demeanor
  • Creativity is a must in both seeking ways to improve service for clients, adapting to changing methods and techniques
  • Applicant must be capable of maintaining high performance in a high-stress, fast-paced environment
  • Successful applicant will be capable of maintaining confidentiality at all times
  • Proactive work ethic towards constantly improving the hair & makeup room experience for clients is a must
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Makeup Artist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a makeup artist. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for makeup artist
  • Collaborate with stores and AE’s of the stores that are on your calendar to drive successful events
  • Adapt Retail Education and communication strategy according to the country Make Up strategy
  • Generate turnover, brand awareness and loyalty through events and PR and social media
  • Develop CRM at POS & on line to build customer loyalty
  • Follow main KPIs incl customer satisfaction/MS and take action to follow through and act upon to develop them
  • Drive POS events and sales at top 10 Sephora doors, applying make-up through events, animations, make up lessons, and other top POS doors (photo shoots, backstage, make-up shows, embodying the brand image, attitude & service level)
  • Prepare hair for styling by analyzing hair condition
  • Plan desired effect by studying facial features
  • Put clients’ safety into consideration in the discharge of duties by observing safety procedures and avoiding chemicals that have adverse effect on the skin
  • All full time Makeup artists are expected to produce a minimum of $5,000.00 per week
Qualifications for makeup artist
  • Demonstrate knowledge of Brand
  • While a qualification in make-up artistry/previous retail make up experience is required, we welcome applicants with amateur level experience who are able to demonstrate a high level of creative and technical expertise
  • Exceptional time management – ability to voice concern when something will not be able to be done in a timely manner
  • Should be self-motivated and has an outgoing personality
  • Can demonstrate makeup artistry via live model portfolio of previous work
  • Active usage of social media channels (Do you use Instagram/ Facebook/ Beauty Blogs etc?)
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Makeup Artist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of makeup artist. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for makeup artist
  • Artists who have not achieved their weekly makeover dollar goals should have a conversation with their Business Manager to develop an action plan
  • Arrive ready to work at the counter at your scheduled time
  • The counter appearance is the responsibility of all, you are expected to maintain the cleanliness standards of NARS Cosmetics at all times
  • During down time getting makeup application at other brands during work hours is not tolerable
  • Must be in NARS Style at all times
  • Vacation and time off requests must be approved in advance by NARS Account Executive
  • Adheres to all Encore Boston Harbor core values, property standards, and department standards
  • Actively contributes to the departmental performance
  • Delivers and maintains a maximum level of service and satisfaction
  • Effectively maintains internal and external guest relations, which may require levels of patience, tact and diplomacy
Qualifications for makeup artist
  • Relevant make-up or skincare retail experience is a plus
  • Television/film experience, preferably five years in top 20 market
  • Attention to detail should be impeccable
  • Ultimate ambassador for brand through influencing
  • Reliability and timeliness
  • Ability to speak in front of large groups at master classes and trend shows
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Makeup Artist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of makeup artist. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for makeup artist
  • Ensures the Encore standards of cleanliness and appearance for all areas, , maintaining a safe and pristine work environment that is in compliance with The State Board of Cosmetology standards
  • Design and teach courses related to makeup artistry
  • Teach a varied schedule of courses that may include day, evening, weekend, online and/or hybrid sections
  • Strive to achieve and exceed personal sales goals including Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s) – examples
  • Create Brand awareness through the sharing and demonstration of your product knowledge
  • Seat customers for a makeup service
  • Demonstrating entrepreneurial spirit within the parameters of the Company guidelines
  • Work collaboratively to achieve and exceed team and counter goals
  • Introduce new product launches
  • Consistently promote the Tilbury Touch to the customers
Qualifications for makeup artist
  • Excellent makeup artistry skills, editorial and runway experience a plus
  • Experience in a corporate role with a cosmetic company in Artistry or Education
  • 2 years professional spa experience preferred
  • Must have appropriate certifications
  • Strong professional experience and qualifications within Makeup and Beauty Therapy
  • Track record in achieving strong and consistent sales results

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