Apply makeup to performers to reflect period, setting, and situation of their role.
- Beauty Therapist
- Body Make-Up Artist
- Commercial Makeup Artist
- Hair and Makeup Designer
- Makeup Artist
- Makeup Instructor
- Prosthetic Makeup Designer
- Special Effects Designer
- Special Effects Makeup Artist
- Special Effects Technician
- Confer with stage or motion picture officials and performers in order to determine desired effects.
- Duplicate work precisely in order to replicate characters' appearances on a daily basis.
- Establish budgets, and work within budgetary limits.
- Apply makeup to enhance, and/or alter the appearance of people appearing in productions such as movies.
- Alter or maintain makeup during productions as necessary to compensate for lighting changes or to achieve continuity of effect.
- Select desired makeup shades from stock, or mix oil, grease, and coloring in order to achieve specific color effects.
- Cleanse and tone the skin in order to prepare it for makeup application.
- Assess performers' skin-type in order to ensure that make-up will not cause break-outs or skin irritations.
- Analyze a script, noting events that affect each character's appearance, so that plans can be made for each scene.
- Requisition or acquire needed materials for special effects, including wigs, beards, and special cosmetics.
People who work in this occupation generally have the interest code: AR.
This means people who work in this occupation generally have Artistic interests, but also prefer Realistic environments.
People who work in this occupation generally prize Relationships, but also value Working Conditions and Achievement in their jobs.
- Customer and Personal Service - Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
- Fine Arts - Knowledge of the theory and techniques required to compose, produce, and perform works of music, dance, visual arts, drama, and sculpture.
- Administration and Management - Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.
- English Language - Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
- Design - Knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principles involved in production of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models.
- Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively.
- Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
- Judgment and Decision Making - Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
- Time Management - Managing one's own time and the time of others.
- Coordination - Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.
- Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
- Reading Comprehension - Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
Most occupations in this zone require training in vocational schools, related on-the-job experience, or an associate's degree.
In 2012, the average annual wage in California was $71,470.00 with most people making between $30,340.00 and $115,080.00
During 2008, this occupation employed approximately n/a people in California. It is projected that there will be - employed in 2018.
This occupation will have approximately - job openings annually.
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collegeLong Beach City College
collegeFresno City College
onetFine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators
collegeUniversity of Southern California
majorPermanent Cosmetics/Makeup and Tattooing