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Make-Up Man

Aliases: Make-Up Artist

Industry/Sector(s): Beauty and Wellness


JOB DESCRIPTION 1

The tasks a Make-Up Man is expected to perform include:

  • Applying make-up on the face of actors and other performers to improve or alter their appearance for studio or stage productions
  • Examining casting list and requisitioning wigs, beards and other materials needed
WORK ENVIRONMENT 3, 5
  • It requires physical activity
  • May need to handle a team
  • Local travelling maybe a part of this job role
  • Part-time work and contractual jobs are available
  • Work from home option is not available
Working hours
  • Working hours are for 5/6 days a week for 8/9 hours everyday. This may vary from salon to salon
  • Being self-employed is an option. In this case, the working hours and days will be flexible
  • Shift system is not available
Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?

This job is suitable for candidates with One Leg (OL), Both Leg (BL), Low Vision (LV) and those who have their Hearing Impaired (HH)

This may vary from organization to organization

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING 2

Preferably, 10th pass

KEY COMPETENCIES 1
  • Proficiency in applying make-up such as grease paint, rouge, lipstick, face powder, wigs and beards
  • Adept at imparting desired facial characteristic or expression to actors or actresses
  • Well-versed with issuing instructions to Hair Dressers as to style of hair dressing required
DESIRABLE COMPETENCIES 1
  • Good communication skills
  • Dexterity
  • Artistic skills
AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING AND LEARNING INSTITUTES 3
AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING SCHEMES/SCHOLARSHIPS 

For scholarship and schemes, use further links like:

  • https://scholarships.gov.in/​
SAMPLE OF TRAINING AND LEARNING COURSES 

http://www.vlccinstitute.com/courses/professional-make-up-pmu/

CAREER PROGRESSION PATH 4

Make-Up Expert
        ↑
Senior Make-Up Artist
        ↑
Junior Make-Up Artist
        ↑
Make-Up Man

The progression is indicative

EXPECTED EARNINGS 2
  • For new entrants - Rs 40,000 to Rs 50,500 per month

This figure are indicative and subject to change

REQUIRED WORK EXPERIENCE 6

Generally, 2-5 years of experience required

PROBABLE EMPLOYERS 5, 6
  • Self-employed
  • Salons across India
  • Beauty and w​ellness centres across India
  • Fashion houses across India
  • Cosmetic companies across India
  • Entertainment industry in India
KEYWORDS 
  • Make-Up Artist
  • Make-Up Specialist
  • Make-Up Expert
OCCUPATIONAL CODES AND STANDARDS 
StandardCodeDescription
NCO 20155142.0400Make-Up Man
ISCO 20085141Beauticians and Related Workers
NIC 200896020Hairdressing and other beauty treatment
QP ReferenceNot availableNot available
NSQFNot availableNot available
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