Movie Makeup Artist

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Movie Makeup Artist Job Description


Job Title: Movie Makeup Artist


Job Type: Full-time/Part-time


Job Location: [Insert Location]


Job Summary:


We are seeking a creative and skilled Movie Makeup Artist to join our team. The Movie Makeup Artist will be responsible for creating various makeup looks for actors and actresses in films and television shows, including special effects makeup. The ideal candidate should have experience in film or television makeup, a strong attention to detail, and the ability to work collaboratively with actors, directors, and other members of the creative team.




- Consult with the director and actors to understand the makeup requirements for the characters.

- Create various makeup looks, including period makeup, aging makeup, and special effects makeup, to transform actors into their characters.

- Apply makeup to actors and ensure that it is maintained throughout filming.

- Collaborate with other members of the creative team, including costume designers and hairstylists, to create a cohesive look for the film or television show.

- Manage and maintain an inventory of makeup products and supplies.

- Ensure that all makeup application adheres to health and safety regulations.

- Work with prosthetics and other special effects tools to create realistic looks for characters.

- Maintain communication with the director and other members of the creative team throughout the filming process.




- Certification or Diploma in Makeup Artistry or a related field.

- Proven work experience as a Movie Makeup Artist or a similar role in film or television.

- Strong attention to detail and a keen eye for color and texture.

- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

- Ability to work under pressure and manage multiple actors simultaneously.

- Strong project management and organizational skills.

- Knowledge of different makeup techniques and products, including prosthetics and special effects makeup.

- Ability to work with different skin types and tones.

- Familiarity with industry-standard makeup tools and equipment.

- Excellent problem-solving and decision-making skills.


If you are passionate about film and television makeup artistry and have the skills and experience required for this role, please submit your application, including a portfolio of your work. We look forward to hearing from you!