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Lead Makeup Artist

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The Lead MUA role is to manage and support the Hair and Makeup team and work alongside the senior Hair Stylist and Lead Stylist delivering Hair and Makeup for the online gallery. The Lead MUA will ensure the whole team creates and delivers the strongest Hair and Makeup with clear brand awareness. The role requires a creative, driven and hardworking individual. You must be able to remain calm and professional in a fast paced environment while maintaining a positive and proactive attitude. You will also be flexible and have the ability to think outside the box and bring new ideas to the team. It is vital that you are passionate about fashion, styling and photography and that you have a solid understanding of current Makeup trends and how they relate to the Boohoo customer. 

Tasks, Duties & Responsibilities:

Working with the Hair Seniors and Shoot Stylists to produce and develop Hair and Makeup within the studios
Daily briefing to the Makeup team alongside the senior Hair stylist 
Signing off each studio’s Hair and Makeup, to ensure each model has Hair and Makeup produced to the highest possible standard and is brand appropriate. 
Produce seasonal Hair and Makeup direction and deliver to the Hair and Makeup team. Also to communicate these to the in house studio team & freelancers
Have the ability to translate a brief to a high standard and ensuring the team work within an allocated time.
Continually producing inspirational mood boards to reference hair and Makeup ideas in line with trends, season and celebrity muses. Communicate these to hair and make-up team.
Respond positively to feedback and areas of improvement and have the ability to provide solutions where possible.
Excellent time management and communication skills, along with the ability to prioritize and delegate daily tasks 
Attend creative Hair and Make-up meetings.
Maintaining and cleaning equipment and products including stock control
Source new and appropriate talent to add to our constantly expanding Hair and Makeup Team 
Great trend research skills and to be able to develop these ideas for the Boohoo customer
Ability to stay calm in a fast paced environment and remain proactive and professional
Work with shoot co-coordinators to produce a weekly Hair and Makeup rota
Providing Hair and Makeup training where necessary.

Previous leadership skills within a fashion environment 
Previous experience on set/ working with a fashion brand or as a Makeup artist from a fashion background.
Keen interest in fashion / celebrity style 
Certified qualification in Makeup Artistry
Knowledge of how a studio process is run and awareness of fast 

The Company is committed to equality of opportunity for all applicants including those with criminal convictions. Basic Disclosure Information about criminal convictions may be requested to assist the selection process and will be taken into account only when the conviction is considered relevant to the position. A copy of this disclosure policy is available on request. By continuing with this application you are agreeing to comply with this company policy.