Make-up Artist, Hairstylist email@example.com 832-752-2518
2/2008-4/2013 Too Faced Cosmetics Houston, TX
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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