CompGeo Salary Survey Benchmark Job Summary and Competencies

Makeup Artists, Theatrical and Performance

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CompGeo Occupation Group: Art and Design
Job Family: Artists
Benchmark Title: Makeup Artists, Theatrical and Performance
 
Summary Job Description Tasks
Apply makeup to performers to reflect period, setting, and situation of their role. 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.
 
Write makeup sheets and take photos in order to document specific looks and the products that were used to achieve the looks.
 
Examine sketches, photographs, and plaster models in order to obtain desired character image depiction.
 
Attach prostheses to performers and apply makeup in order to create special features or effects such as scars, aging, or illness.
 
Evaluate environmental characteristics such as venue size and lighting plans in order to determine makeup requirements.
 
Design rubber or plastic prostheses that can be used to change performers' appearances.
 
Create character drawings or models, based upon independent research, in order to augment period production files.
 
Advise hairdressers on the hairstyles required for character parts.
 
Study production information, such as character descriptions, period settings, and situations in order to determine makeup requirements.
 
Provide performers with makeup removal assistance after performances have been completed.
 
Wash and reset wigs.
 
Demonstrate products to clients, and provide instruction in makeup application.
 
 
CompGeo Occupation Group: Art and Design
Job Family: Artists
Benchmark Title: Makeup Artists, Theatrical and Performance
 
Important Knowledge Competencies Competency Description
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.
 
Psychology Knowledge of human behavior and performance; individual differences in ability, personality, and interests; learning and motivation; psychological research methods; and the assessment and treatment of behavioral and affective disorders.
 
Personnel and Human Resources Knowledge of principles and procedures for personnel recruitment, selection, training, compensation and benefits, labor relations and negotiation, and personnel information systems.
 
 
CompGeo Occupation Group: Art and Design
Job Family: Artists
Benchmark Title: Makeup Artists, Theatrical and Performance
 
Important Skill Competencies Competency Description
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.
 
Critical Thinking Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
 
Coordination Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.
 
Time Management Managing one's own time and the time of others.
 
Reading Comprehension Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
 
Active Learning Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.
 
Monitoring Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
 
Social Perceptiveness Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do.
 
Writing Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
 
Persuasion Persuading others to change their minds or behavior.
 
Complex Problem Solving Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
 
Operations Analysis Analyzing needs and product requirements to create a design.
 
Negotiation Bringing others together and trying to reconcile differences.
 
Management of Financial Resources Determining how money will be spent to get the work done, and accounting for these expenditures.
 
Management of Material Resources Obtaining and seeing to the appropriate use of equipment, facilities, and materials needed to do certain work.
 
Management of Personnel Resources Motivating, developing, and directing people as they work, identifying the best people for the job.
 
 
CompGeo Occupation Group: Art and Design
Job Family: Artists
Benchmark Title: Makeup Artists, Theatrical and Performance
 
Important Ability Competencies Competency Description
Arm-Hand Steadiness The ability to keep your hand and arm steady while moving your arm or while holding your arm and hand in one position.
 
Manual Dexterity The ability to quickly move your hand, your hand together with your arm, or your two hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects.
 
Finger Dexterity The ability to make precisely coordinated movements of the fingers of one or both hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble very small objects.
 
Near Vision The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).
 
Oral Comprehension The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
 
Oral Expression The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
 
Visual Color Discrimination The ability to match or detect differences between colors, including shades of color and brightness.
 
Speech Recognition The ability to identify and understand the speech of another person.
 
Speech Clarity The ability to speak clearly so others can understand you.
 
Originality The ability to come up with unusual or clever ideas about a given topic or situation, or to develop creative ways to solve a problem.
 
Category Flexibility The ability to generate or use different sets of rules for combining or grouping things in different ways.
 
Deductive Reasoning The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.
 
Inductive Reasoning The ability to combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions (includes finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events).
 
Information Ordering The ability to arrange things or actions in a certain order or pattern according to a specific rule or set of rules (e.g., patterns of numbers, letters, words, pictures, mathematical operations).
 
Visualization The ability to imagine how something will look after it is moved around or when its parts are moved or rearranged.
 
Selective Attention The ability to concentrate on a task over a period of time without being distracted.
 
Written Comprehension The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.
 
Fluency of Ideas The ability to come up with a number of ideas about a topic (the number of ideas is important, not their quality, correctness, or creativity).
 
Problem Sensitivity The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.
 
Written Expression The ability to communicate information and ideas in writing so others will understand.
 
Multilimb Coordination The ability to coordinate two or more limbs (for example, two arms, two legs, or one leg and one arm) while sitting, standing, or lying down. It does not involve performing the activities while the whole body is in motion.
 
Far Vision The ability to see details at a distance.
 
 
CompGeo Occupation Group: Art and Design
Job Family: Artists
Benchmark Title: Makeup Artists, Theatrical and Performance
 
Prerequisite Qualification Category Education and Experience Level
Required Level of Education Post-Secondary Certificate - awarded for training completed after high school (for example, in Personnel Services, Engineering-related Technologies, Vocational Home Economics, Construction Trades, Mechanics and Repairers, Precision Production Trades)
 
On-Site or In-Plant Training None
 
Required Level of Education High School Diploma (or GED or High School Equivalence Certificate)
 
 
CompGeo Occupation Group: Art and Design
Job Family: Artists
Benchmark Title: Makeup Artists, Theatrical and Performance
 
Alternate Job Title(s)
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
 
CompGeo Occupation Group: Art and Design
Job Family: Artists
Benchmark Title: Makeup Artists, Theatrical and Performance
 
 
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