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Entertainment Technician (Makeup Artist)

Company: Busch Gardens Williamsburg
Location: Williamsburg
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Job Description:

What you get to do:

• Applying makeup for our Howl-O-Scream Terror-Tories, and monitor the makeup for the Maze performers. This includes all specialty makeup and may extend into Show areas.
• Applying makeup on approximately 10-15 people per shift, in 30 minute increments.
• Delivering all makeup to venues to be prepared for the weekend.
• Keeping a hygienic work space.
• Assisting the Full-time Makeup artist in maintaining the approved HOS makeup designs.
• Following all protocol for washing and caring for brushes and makeup product.
• Performing daily operational duties to assist the costume department to include covering open positions, communicating makeup changes, schedule changes and other details and sharing information with co-workers and management.
• May spend any additional time in the costume shop learning costume related skills.
• Responsibility for maintaining quality standards, through assigned tasks, special events and show positions.
• Maintaining park cleanliness, maintenance and safety standards through all assigned tasks.

What it takes to succeed:

• Prior make up application experience required.
• Must have FULL AVAILABILITY on Friday, Saturday, and Sundays from September 1-November 1, 2021.
• College degree in Theatre or related discipline (preferred but not required).
• Minimum of 1 year general experience in a theatrical environment.
• Must have knowledge of stage makeup.
• Must have the ability to apply multiple, pre-designed looks.
• Ability to handle multiple projects and tasks simultaneously.
• Must be able to stand, sit or walk for extended periods up to five hours, several times per shift.
• Position requires lifting/pushing/pulling a minimum of 50 pounds several times throughout a scheduled shift, this includes overhead lifting.
• Must be able to work in environment with atmospheric effects (fog, smoke, haze, mist, bubble, snow, scents, etc.).
• Experience with wigs is a plus.
• Experience with costumes is a plus.
• SFX makeup application skills a plus
• Please prepare a portfolio or photo examples of your work

Keywords: Busch Gardens Williamsburg, Newport News , Entertainment Technician (Makeup Artist), Other , Williamsburg, Virginia

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