Fredia Mitchell    

Make-up Artist, Hairstylist    frediamitchell@gmail.com      832-752-2518


 

 

Professional Experience

 

2/2008-4/2013                Too Faced Cosmetics                                      Houston, TX

Accounts Executive


  Responsible for execution of sales plan in South Texas and Louisiana

  Educator for retail employees on product usage, ingredients, best practices, etc.

  Coach and educator for Houston’s freelance sales team.

  Provide educational opportunities featuring Too Faced for Retailers’  associates.

  Responsible for planning and execution of sales and promotional events for South Texas and Louisiana.

  Conduct higher level  educational seminars for other artists seeking to advance knowledge and skills at retailers’ training centers

  Liaison between retailers (Ulta, Macys, Dillards, Sephora) and Too Faced Cosmetics                                                           

 

2004-2008                   Dramafre On Site Services.       Houston, TX

Make-up Artist/Hairstylist


 Provided Artistry services for special events and theatre productions such as Works by the Gilbert and Sullivan Society and the Annual River Oaks Fashion show with Lenny Matuszewski,

 Worked with Production companies such as AM Studios to provide artistry for the Debra Dunklin show and the Six AM News to name a few.

Provided Artistry services for private weddings, quinceañeras, and  other special events  Used all   Networking opportunities to gain clients and increase visibility for Dramafre

Created partnerships with businesses like Melinnia Center of Modeling, and Melodrama Boutique to broaden client base

 

2005-2008                      Various Brands                              Houston, TX

Retail Freelance Artist

During these years I built a reputation for excellance in cosmetics sales working with Smashbox, Urban Decay, and Too Faced

Educator for retail employees on product usage, and ingredients.

Service clients with make-up applications and product demonstrations.

Consistantly exceeded retail sales goals.

 

 

 

 

2003-2004                 Mellinnia Center of Modeling  Sugarland, TX

Freelance Artist/Instructor

Created lesson plans for students

Recommended student skin care and make-up regimens.

Instruction on make-up principles such as contouring, make-up balance, and brush technique.

On set artist and stylist for student photo-shoots.

 

2001-2003                 Tifosi Salon and Spa.           Houston, TX

Make-up Artist/Hairstylist

Performed Haircuts, Make-up Applications, color services, and texturizing services for clients.

Provided on set styling and make-up services for salon’s Promotional shows and events.

Helped with product inventory and appointment tracking.

 

1996-1998                 MAC Cosmetics.                    Houston, TX

MAC Artist

Performed personalized applications for retail clients.

Participated in Houston galleria and South Beach store setup.

Gave informative demos and applications on the sales floor in a customer service capacity.

 

10/97-06/98            Page Parks Center of Modeling  Houston, TX

    Freelance Artist/Instructor

Make-up application and skin care instructor for students. 

Make-up artist for student photo shoots and head Page shots. 

Product suite included Sebastian and Your Name Cosmetics.

 


 


Other Professional Activities

 

1999-2008

Part of Lenny Matuszewski’s artist team for various shows such as: River Oaks Tennis tournament fashion show, Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America’s Winter Ball, Onyx Style Awards show,  Aquarium Restaurant Opening Gala, Bernina Style Show, etc.

Team artist for Precious Formals 2005 catalogs shot on location at Moody Gardens.

Editorial Artist for Bernina’s Quilts magazine 2005-2007.

Make-up artist for Houston 2007 Hotel Magazine.

 AM Studios staff artist for Debra Duncan Show and 10am news KTRK

Staff artist for Director’s Corner Production on 2003 Wal-Mart Commercial

Perform on site make-up and hairstyling application for Weddings and model portfolios

On-call artist for U4U Photography and Dreamstorm Studios

Make-up Director for Gilbert and Sullivan Society stage Operettas


 

Education


1993-11993-1996 University of Alabama @ B’ham                                                  Birmin, AL

 B.S. Medical Technology and Laboratory Science.


1999-2001     Bass Institute of Cosmetology                                                                  Houston, TX

1500 Cosmetology Hours


TCC license since 2001


1996    MAC Cosmetics                                                                             Miami, FL          

Basic training Class  includes: Product usage, brush knowledge, and customer service techniques