A highly resourceful, innovative and motivated professional makeup artist who is flexible and personable. Possessing fantastic interpersonal and communication skills, putting models, talent, and private clients at immediate ease. Excels at any task. Highly skilled in photographic makeup, knowing the correct products and techniques to create perfected beauty, editorial and commercial looks on camera, and minimising the need for post production editing.
Now seeking to further an already successful career by providing business to business services within the commercial and ecommerce markets.
Make Up Artist/ Owner - Glamorama Makeup
2011 - present
Freelance make up artist. Providing makeup and hair styling for photoshoots, tv, film and video, as well as private clients and weddings. Ensuring the client's vision for the final look is designed and applied to the highest standard, that it is long lasting and photographs well. Collaborating with photographers, producers, directors, talent, models, and stylists. Consulting with brides and private clients. Organising and planning day to day business operations. Managing a small business including book keeping, marketing, and administration. Blogging, writing quality online content, and managing social media marketing.
Puls4 (Austrian Television)
Brides by Natalie
Niche by Natalie
Very Cherry Retro
Ben Mak Designs
Cherri Bomb Treasures
Speedy Body Jewelery
Your Merseyside Wedding
UK Rock n Roll
Make Up Artist - Estee Lauder, Debenhams Liverpool One
2011 - 2014
Worked on counter giving makeovers and make up lessons to pre booked clients. Consulted with clients, chose and applied correct products, and advised to buy. Achieved daily targets and KPIs. Trained and assessed Beauty Advisors on the latest colour launches and application techniques. Maintained excellent relationships with clients. Attented regular training schools with the Estee Lauder Global Makeup Artist Team, including Blair Patterson and Alan Pan.
Business Manager/Make Up Artist - Estee Lauder, Debenhams Liverpool One and Boots Gemini Retail Park
2005 - 2011
Managed the day to day business operations of a £500,000 + account. Motivated, trained and assessed staff to ensure achievement of targets and KPIs. Arranged and executed regular sales events. Completed various administrative duties including scheduling rotas and completing various business reports. Worked on counter giving makeovers and make up lessons to pre booked clients. Consulted with clients, chose and applied correct products, and advised to buy. Maintained excellent relationships with management, staff and clients. Attended various training schools, including makeup schools and fast track business studies.
Freelance Makeup Artist
Provided makeup and hairstyling for various independent film productions in Liverpool. Production companies worked with include Another Chase Production (Chase Johnston-Lynch), Hurricane Films, Andris Films, and University of Liverpool Film Students. Keyed makeup for the feature film 'Under the Mud' in 2004 for Hurricane Films. Assisted on student fashion and hair shows. Also provided makeup and hair styling to private clients and brides.
Liverpool Community College
Completed VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Theatrical and Media Makeup, Hair and Wigs as well as Level 2 Certficates in Fashion and Photographic Makeup and Face and Body Painting. Awarded "Makeup Artist of the Year" by the College. Placed second in a national bodypainting competition at London Olympia.
Cincinnati State College
Associates Degree of Applied Science in Nursing. Cum Laude Honours.
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Training and Education
UV Gel Manicurist
Vicky King MUA
2010 - present
2010 - present