Gabriella Floyd

Self-Employed/Freelance Makeup Artist

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  • LevelMid Level
  • LocationEdworth, Biggleswade, United Kingdom
  • AvailabilityLocked Pro Plan feature
  • ProfessionsMake-up Artist - Hair Stylist - Art Director

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About me

Gabriella has four years’ experience in the makeup industry, including time working with brands such as Benefit and MAC. She has been freelancing since her graduation from Central Saint Martin's last summer with a degree in Fine Art, which artistic background brings a flair and originality to each look she creates. Although starting out with private clients, she now works across a variety of industries including television, fashion, music, e-commerce & advertisement, and has her own YouTube channel. For all enquiries: gabbyfloyd@hotmail.com

Skills

  • Fashion
  • Drawing
  • Painting
  • Fine Art
  • Wedding
  • Editorial
  • Film TV
  • High Definition
  • Make-up
  • Runway
  • Special Events
  • Make-up Hair
  • Office
  • Powerpoint
  • Word

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Work history

Currently

Self-employed & Freelance Makeup Artist

Gabriella Floyd Makeup

May 2015
  • • Providing makeup across the creative industries including fashion, music, e-commerce & commercial, including brands such as Scribbler, Love Me Beauty, Sun Bingo & Clothes Minded. I was also head makeup artist for Velsvoir & Basharatyn V at London Fashion Week. • Providing makeovers for special events such as birthdays, weddings, proms, graduations etc. • I’ve assisted makeup artists Thomas De Kluvyer for Re-Edition & Sarah Mierau for Wonderland. I’ve also assisted Jo Coletta at the London Graduate Fashion Week show and Jo Hamilton for television and advertisement work, such as ITV’s game show Tipping Point.

2014

Retail Artist

MAC Cosmetics

Dec 2013 - Sep 2014
  • • Assisting a high volume of customers with sales of the popular cosmetic brand in a busy environment with an enthusiastic personable manner. • Providing professional make up artistry experience. • Consistently achieving store and individual targets; including the promotion of new collections, large transactions and maintaining a high level of loyalty product sales. • Ensuring the store maintained a clean and well-organized environment, including replenishing stock, schematic product arrangement and adhering to hygiene standards of artistry tools in keeping with the brand’s image. • Attended numerous training days developing new make-up artistry skills and keeping one step ahead of fashion and cosmetic trends.

2013

Beauty Consultant

Benefit Cosmetics

Nov 2012 - Dec 2013
  • • Advising customers when browsing the counter and encouraging sales of new products within the Benefit range. This included ‘traffic stopping’ – approaching customers within the popular department store promoting new collections and complimentary demonstrations at the counter in a confident and professional manner. • Conducting make-up consultations required me too be organized and time efficient whilst being approachable, friendly and knowledgeable. • Built relationships with customers by booking them back for consultations when new products were going to be released.

2012

Sales Assistant

John Lewis

Mar 2010 - Nov 2012
  • • Assisting sales in the Beauty, Women’s Accessories and Shoes department, but was required to work in other departments including; Menswear, Womenswear, Catering and Furnishings. • Approaching customers and building conversations to discover their needs and closed sales matching the customers with their perfect items. • I worked efficiently with other members of staff to achieve a high level of customer service on the shop floor which developed excellent interpersonal skills.

Education

2015

BA(Hons) Fine Art Practice

Central Saint Martins

Aug 2013 - May 2015
  • Fine Art Practice

2013

Fine Art Pratice Foundaiton Degree

Hertford Regional College

Aug 2011 - May 2013

    2011

    Gcse’s A-levels

    The Knights Templar School

    Aug 2004 - May 2011
    • A Level: AA in Art & Media Studies, and an A Level in French | 11 GCSE’s grades A*-B (A*s in Art Graphics & Textiles, A’s in Maths and English Language)