MAKEUP AND HAIR ARTISTS

Full Time, Part Time
Abbotsford
Posted 1 year ago
$15 – $26 an hourFull-time, Part-time

Do you have a love of all things spooky? A passion for blood and gore? A talent for using costumes to tell a story or create a character? Creating something out of nothing? Then this is the position for you! MF Haunts, a subsidiary of Maan Farms, is a haunted attraction production company that started years ago in a small corn field. Now MF Haunts produces The Scariest Corn Maze in Canada, spanning over 10 acres and adding new attractions every year.

Purpose:

The MF Haunts is looking to add to our wonderful Makeup and SFX lead and or team members for the 2021 season. We need your help to create the most terrifying and creative looks for our haunting team. We need a team member that can work quick and efficiently to create quality looks that help tell a story and work with the themes of our haunt.

Responsibilities

  • Apply and paint foam latex appliances, masks,
  • Must be available every Fri, Sun, Sat evening this October (2021)
  • Applying all makeup quickly and accurately (average application time of 10 – 15 minutes per talent)
  • Applying makeup looks for a variety of haunt talent, mainly dramatic character, and theatrical makeup using mostly water based face paints and air brush
  • Assisting talent in final details of wardrobe such as distressing, adding blood or helping adjust wardrobe carefully as to not disturb makeup.
  • Wig and hair styling for multiple looks per night.
  • We are looking for individuals that can see the vision and ideas of MF Haunts and bring them to life. Creating very in depth durable wings and make up looks which can last a season of haunting!
  • Create hundreds of different types of looks for a season of haunting.
  • Have the ability to hire and direct an assistant. And also be able to ask for help.
  • Must be able to costume actors in the haunts, line actors, dancers, and stilt walkers to name a few.
  • Practices attentive and active listening. Shares information, methodologies and ideas with others. Incorporates feedback and direction received from Director/Supervisor.
  • Solid work ethic and positive attitude. Ability to work under pressure. Self motivated and proactive. Consistently strives to expand knowledge base.
  • Efficient and detail oriented.
  • Strong problem solving skills and ability to work collaboratively.
  • Ability to deliver work on time and meet set design objectives.
  • Candidates for this position must be able to work well within a team and perform tasks as directed by their supervisor to ensure their deadlines are met in a high-pressure environment.
  • Ability to communicate ideas clearly and concisely.

Education and Qualifications

  • MUST have a great understanding of sanitation
  • Artists must have a basic makeup background, however formal makeup and SFX training is an asset.
  • Experience in any haunted attraction, theater, or art is a huge plus, but NOT required.
  • Previous experience with special fx makeup applications either on set or for other productions such as plays, haunted house, fairs, etc. This should include how to create a buildup from scratch without use of a prosthetic.
  • Formal training or the equivalent real life experience is required. This can be in anything related to MUA Training or Hair Design.

Compensation and Hours

  • This is a seasonal position which requires you to work Thursday- Sunday evenings for the majority of the season.
  • $16- $25 an hour – depending on experience
  • Provide your portfolio when applying

 

Full-time, Part-time

$15.00-$26.00 per hour

Work remotely:

  • No

 

PHONE:  (604) 864-5723

LOCATION: 790 McKenzie Rd, Abbotsford, BC V2S 7N4

WEBSITE: https://www.maanfarms.com/

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Job CategoryFashion & Makeup

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