freelance makeup artist resume example with 12+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

Efficient, accuracy-driven Administrator successful at delivering key clerical support to internal teams, customers, vendors and other stakeholders. Demonstrated success in analytical problem solving and boosting operational efficiency. Bringing 13 years of superior performance in related roles. Astute Administrative Assistant focused on optimizing processes to improve data retrieval and storage procedures, reduce physical storage needs and maintain security of all information. Skilled in researching and resolving discrepancies. Talented Makeup Artist with over 5 years’ experience and enthusiasm for beauty industry. Excellent time management and interpersonal skills. Demonstrated ability to perform advanced makeup skills on clients of different skin types, face shapes and ethnicities. Specializing in makeup services for proms, weddings and special events. Warm and friendly Makeup Artist with 5 years’ experience in makeup application. Strong communication skills and knowledgeable of makeup products and trends. Possess the ability to visualize client requests.

  • Scheduling and calendar management
  • Documentation and control
  • Social media knowledge
  • Invoice preparation
  • Correspondence handling
  • Business administration
  • Filing assistance
  • Organizing mail
  • Travel planning
  • Office administration
  • Restocking supplies
  • Cleaning abilities
  • Proper payment verification
  • Appointment setting
  • Faxing paperwork
  • Routing mail
  • Payroll and budgeting
  • Project planning
  • Bookkeeping
  • Customer and client relations
  • Makeovers
  • Skin-tone management
  • Bridal makeup application
  • Eyebrow styling
  • Detail-orientated
  • Endurance
  • Special effects
  • Standard waxing understanding
  • Relationship building and management
  • Facials and makeup applications
  • Waxing service provider
  • Lash and eyebrow maintenance
  • Inventory control
  • Customer buying habits
  • Menu Memorization
  • Point of Sale Knowledge
  • Bill Computation
  • Order Accuracy
  • Guest Relations Management
  • Cash Handling
  • Hospitality service expertise
  • Item promotion
  • Sales expertise
  • Upselling techniques
  • Compliance standards
Work History
Freelance Makeup Artist, 01/2014 - Current
Life Care Centers Of America Bountiful, UT,
  • Conducted consultations to understand client’s desired outcome and assessed skin type and face structure.
  • Employed variety of cosmetics to produce fresh looks, enhance facial features and manage skin tone.
  • Supported reception efficiency by taking phone calls, inputting appointments and collecting payments.
  • Kept work areas, tools and equipment clean and properly sanitized to minimize risk and cross-contamination.
  • Helped clients achieve desired looks for routine wear and special events by crafting ideal makeup strategies.
  • Kept up-to-date with style industry standards, trends and techniques to provide optimal aesthetics services to every client.
  • Provided clients with personalized skincare recommendations to support maintenance of healthy skin.
  • Suggested treatments and styles to suit customers’ appearance and desired look.
  • Scheduled onsite and offsite makeup appointments for clientele.
  • Created memorable customer experiences by including special services such as head and neck massages during appointments.
  • Maintained full stock of inventory and properly sanitized makeup tools to avoid spread of infection.
Waitress, 08/2020 - 01/2021
Mitek Industries, Inc. Schenectady, NY,
  • Shared knowledge of menu items and flavors, enabling customers to make personal decisions based on taste and interest.
  • Resolved guest and employee complaints to maintain complete customer satisfaction and workforce effectiveness.
  • Enlisted coworkers' assistance for multi-order delivery to avoid spilling or dropping food.
  • Checked identification for minimum age for sale of alcoholic beverages.
  • Kept server areas clean and stocked to increase efficiency while working tables.
  • Used cash registers and credit card machines to cash out customers.
  • Inspected dishes and utensils for cleanliness.
  • Stayed up-to-date on menu changes to help customers make food choices.
  • Collaborated with kitchen staff to correctly update customers on unavailable dishes and wait times.
  • Greeted new customers, discussed specials and took drink orders.
  • Displayed enthusiasm and promoted excellent service to customers, successfully increasing referrals and walk-in business.
  • Applied comprehensive knowledge of wine, cider and beer to increase daily beverage sales.
  • Upsold drink specialty items, wine selections and desserts to increase overall sales and exceed targets.
  • Folded napkins and prepared silverware sets to provide adequate supply for host station.
  • Maintained customer satisfaction with timely table check-ins to assess food and beverage needs.
  • Suggested appropriate food and drink pairings to increase per-ticket sales.
Receptionist Administrative Assistant, 08/2015 - 06/2016
We Take The Cake City, STATE,
  • Minimized interruptions for office team members by screening incoming calls and visitors.
  • Delivered top-notch administrative support to office staff, promoting excellence in all areas of office operations.
  • Sorted, opened and routed incoming correspondence and deliveries to help senior leaders respond quickly to business and customer requirements.
  • Produced highly accurate internal and external office collateral, communications and forms such as letters and memoranda.
  • Managed all customer service and administrative functions including updating calendar, preparing documents and coordinating deliveries.
  • Facilitated efficient communication and office operations by sorting and distributing business correspondence and packages to team members.
  • Created and updated physical records and digital files to maintain current, accurate and compliant documentation.
  • Recorded expenses and maintained accounting records in Microsoft Office.
  • Greeted numerous visitors, including VIPs, vendors and interview candidates.
  • Transferred and directed phone calls, guests and mail to correct staff members.
  • Assisted coworkers and staff members with special tasks on daily basis.
  • Completed forms, reports, logs and records to quickly handle all documentation for human resources.
  • Identified and recommended changes to existing processes to improve accuracy, efficiency and responsiveness of customer service department.
  • Greeted incoming visitors and customers professionally and provided friendly, knowledgeable assistance.
  • Liaised between clients and vendors and maintained effective lines of communication.
  • Facilitated timely delivery of special projects to meet organizational and departmental objectives.
  • Answered and managed incoming and outgoing calls while recording accurate messages for distribution to office staff.
  • Answered, responded to and transferred over 30 daily phone calls on multi-line phone system.
  • Opened and properly distributed incoming mail to promote quicker response to client inquiries.
  • Created and implemented standard operating procedures for records handling.
Aviation Maintenance Administrationman Petty Officer Third , 08/2007 - 08/2012
United States Navy City, STATE,
  • Managed quality assurance program including on site evaluations, internal audits and customer surveys.
  • Devoted special emphasis to punctuality and worked to maintain outstanding attendance record, consistently arriving to work ready to start immediately.
High School Diploma: , Expected in 2007
South Plantation High School - Plantation, FL
Status -
: Cosmetology, Expected in 2014
Empire Beauty School - Sunrise, Fl
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Associate of Arts: Art, Expected in
Broward College - Fort Lauderdale, FL
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: Interior Design, Expected in
The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale Inc - Fort Lauderdale, FL
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  • Coursework in textiles, architectural drafting  and furniture design 
  • Continuing education in Art/ art history 
  • Used Microsoft Excel to develop inventory tracking spreadsheets.
  • Resolved product issue through consumer testing.
  • Supervised team of 3 staff members.

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School Attended

  • South Plantation High School
  • Empire Beauty School
  • Broward College
  • The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale Inc

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  • Waitress
  • Receptionist Administrative Assistant
  • Aviation Maintenance Administrationman Petty Officer Third


  • High School Diploma
  • Associate of Arts

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