SKILLS: 

  • High Fashion/Editorial Makeup
  • Film/TV Makeup 
  • Runway Makeup
  • Bridal Makeup
  • Beauty Makeup
  • Theatrical/Special FX Makeup

EXPERIENCE:

Makeup Artist                                                                                        May 2012-present

DEX NY Cosmetics, Inc.                                                                           New York, NY

  • Provide makeup and beauty services to studio clientele.
  • Maintain awareness of health and safety issues and legislation.
  • Offer individualized beauty advice for each woman's lifestyle and preference.
  • Keep careful and detailed records and face charts with each client session.
  • Display optimum customer service in person and via telephone.
  • Schedule makeup tutorial appointments with high-end clientele.
  • Have great knowledge of retail sales and inventory handling.

Freelance Makeup Artist                                                                        Oct. 2009-present

Rebecca Pesantez Makeup Artistry                                                        New York, NY  

  • Have outstanding skill and knowledge of high fashion, runway, editorial, bridal, and film/TV makeup.
  • Communicate with clients to clarify visual requirements.
  • Maintain awareness of health and safety issues and legislation.
  • Organize and control job responsibilities, particularly work flow accuracy and productivity.
  • Multi-task and manage multiple projects in fast-paced environments.
  • Detail-oriented with excellent problem solving and follow-up skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills: show remarkable ability to achieve results through team leadership, especially when working on editorial projects and fashion shows.
  • Excellent time management skill with clients - understanding how to make up a subject quickly and beautifully in a fast-paced environment.
  • Garnered honorable mention for beauty makeup artistry on temptalia.com, Brooklyn Bliss, and The Editorial by S. Angelique

Company Intern                                                                                    Oct. 2011-May 2012

DEX NY Cosmetics, Inc.                                                                         New York, NY                                                                                        

  • Promoted services and products by engaging with social media 
  • Assisted with retail beauty events and fashion shows and presentations
  • Trained with the Senior Makeup Artist in beauty workshop settings
  • Brainstormed and constructed a working CRM strategy for the company with input from the CEO and CFO 
  • Scheduled appointments with clients for workshops and services
  • Provided assistance with preparing client shipments and inventory
  • Organized and sorted client files
  • Maintained contact list for clients and business partners and associates 
  • Revised beauty workshop materials for upcoming season
Fashion Shows
  • Planete Chic NYFW A/W 2013 (Designers: John Paul Ataker; YB Couture; Ola Style; makeup artist; key: Josh Galarza)
  • Amber Patton S/S 2013 (key makeup artist)
  • MixBikini Resort Collection 2012 (makeup artist; key: Dexter Phillip)
  • Adrian Alicea S/S 2012 (makeup artist; key: John Henry)
  • Ann Yee S/S 2012 (assistant to the key; key artist: Jennifer Nam)
  • Talent Xchange Fashions by the Pool Resort 2011 (makeup artist)
Editorials:
  • "Dark Shadows" - HUF Magazine (Editor's Pick Editorial). Wardrobe provided by the NINH Collection; photography by Alexandra Szebenyik.     
  • "The Classic Men" - Fashionising.com Editorial.  Wardrobe provided by the NINH Collection; photography by Alexandra Szebenyik.     
  • "Stalker" (fashion video short) - KidzREvil. Styling/creative direction by Christina Roman; photography by Adisa Felix Sobers
  • "Born to Die" (fashion video short) - KidzREvil. Styling/creative direction by Christina Roman; photography by Adisa Felix Sobers
  • "Spring into Fitness" - Latino Show Magazine. Styling by Ashley Rose, hair by Kathe Cameron, and photography by Jose Iguanamente Zurita
  • "A Creature Within" - unpublished. Styling by Ashley Rose and Lilliana Alvarez; photography by Christopher Mac Aoidh
  • "Naked Roots" (styled by Eunika Simmons; photography by Mr. Jones) and "William Witherspoon" (styled by William Witherspoon; photography by Mr. Jones) - Five Magazine. 

Television:

  • Sinovision English. Show: Cosmo Times. Episode: "Oscar/Celebrity Beauty."
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