CERTIFIED MAKEUP ARTIST/IMPACT TEAM
MAC Cosmetics: San Antonio, TX
Sept 06 - Present
I was apart of the MAC Freelance Team Sept 06 - Nov 07 before getting a permeant position in 2010. I attended 1 week of Basic Training that covered makeup application, customer skills, and product knowledge. I received Perfect Lip and PHD Certifications. Responsibilities included; Foundation Matching, Product Knowledge, Makeup Applications, and Educating the Customer on how to recreate a makeup look.
Smashbox Cosmetics; Dallas, TX
Nov 09 - Feb 10
Responsibilities included; Makeup Applications, Consultations of the skin and makeup products. Inventory/Stock Reports, Creating and managing events and freelance staff.
SENIOR BEAUTY ADVISOR
Boots Retail USA, California and Texas
Sept 08 - Oct 09
Company is from the UK. The brand can be found in high volume Target Stores. Responsibilities included; managing of the aisle of stock. Introducing the product by giving customers Skin and Makeup Consultations. Maintaining communication with the district manager and district team leads. Creating business plans and events.
LEAD BODY ARTIST
Kaman’s Art Shoppe; Buena Park, CA
Aug 08-Oct 08
Became a Lead Body Artist in Knott’s Berry Theme Park. Skilled in Face Painting, Henna Tattoos, Hair Wrapping and Air Brush Tattoos. Responsibilities included; Training new hire employees. Managing different booths in the park and assisting managers with other tasks.
Elegance International, School of Professional Makeup Artistry
Hollywood, CA - Salon & Corrective Makeup Application Mar 2008
In-depth education in Salon Makeup. Learning how to custom blend foundations and powders to match a client’s skin tone. Corrective Contouring, Product Information and sanitation procedures.
Custom Blend of Foundation Shades and Lip Colors. Contouring of the Facial Features. Foundation and Skin Tone Matching. Knowledge in Basic and Advance Makeup Brushes. Giving 1 on 1 Education of Makeup Applications. Friendly, outgoing and professional.
Projects and Training
SXSW Austin Music Awards - Makeup Artist/Crew Member for Vixen City Productions
Austin Community College Fashion Photography - Lead Makeup Artist (SS ‘12)
M.A.C Makeup Trends and Training (Spring 2012, Fall 2012, Winter/Holiday 2012)
Fuze It Worldwide LLC - Dallas,TX Fashion Show (Jan 14th 2012)
BOOTS Retail USA Product/Skin Care Training (April 17, 2009)
The Darkest Hours TV Show (Christmas Special 2008)
The Darkness SFX Crew Assistant Jul 08 - Aug 08
AVON Beauty Advisor Class ‘05
M.A.C Master Class (Oct. 1, 2006, Nov. 29, 2006)
M.A.C Freelance Class (Dec. 3, 2006)
M.A.C Event: Barbie Loves MAC (Feb. 11, 2007)
M.A.C Event: Store Grand Opening (The Domain in Austin,TX Mar. 10, 2007)
M.A.C Event: Beauty on Location (Nordstrom at La Cantera San Antonio, TX Apr. 14, 2007)
M.A.C Event: Fabulous Feline (Sept. 10, 2010)
M.A.C Basic Training (Aug. 9, 2010)
Entertainment By Elmo “The Divas Revenge” Fashion Show (Oct. 27, 2006)
IMDB.com - Amanda Gleason
Vampire Flesh- Makeup Artist (2007)
Fred Wilder’s Pocket Full of Film: The Essential Collection
Makeup Artist (2008)
Side Effects - Shop Assistant (2008)
The Killing Fields - Shop Assistant (2008)
Providing Make-up Services Since 2004
-Friendly and Professional
-Knowledgeable in All Skin Tones and Types
-Makeup Artist for the SXSW Austin Music Awards '13
-Nominated Makeup Artist of the Year '12
San Antonio, TX