|Date Posted||Sep 20, 2012|
Whether you work on or off camera, it takes a diverse team to deliver programming that is distinctive, innovative and entertaining in English, French and eight Aboriginal languages. You probably grew up watching the national public broadcaster. Here’s your chance to be part of our team.
Performs makeup and hairdressing tasks required in the design crafts. Creative problem solving may be required, where production requirements are clear, to devise new methods and techniques. Work is generally performed according to accepted CBC or industry standards but assignments require independent action, judgment and initiative as well as consultation with other program, production or design personnel. Contact with performers and guests requires discretion in communications and handling.
The Make-up Artist-Hairdresser for Power and Politics must be comfortable dealing with important political players from all parties, and guests who may represent controversial issues. Power and Politics is a two-hour daily program, and he/she must thrive in a high-stakes intense environment, as well as being an ambassador for the program, making sure guests feel comfortable and taken care in the busy days.
•Breaks down scripts.
•Contributes ideas and makes recommendations to overcome problems or achieve desired results.
•Consults with the Designer or Supervising Makeup Artist to determine best methods of production and materials to be used.
•In consultation with the Designer or Supervising Makeup Artist, ensures visual unity.
•Selects tools and materials, and ensures that they are available to meet program requirements.
•Provides cost estimates and keeps records of costs.
•Researches makeup material, tries new techniques and evaluates products.
•Performs all or part of the function or duties of an equivalent or lower classification.
•As assigned or required, may perform any or all of the following tasks:
•Use artistic skill in the application of makeup, including character makeup and prosthetics.
•Schedule performers for makeup. Prepare, apply and remove all types of performers makeup. Alter makeup as required.
•Evaluate design materials to determine if they meet program requirements.
•Perform hairstyling on natural hair, wigs and hair pieces.
•Handle, apply and be responsible for the care and maintenance of wigs and hairpieces and make necessary arrangements for hairdressing.
•We're looking for candidates with the following:
•Requires good knowledge and understanding of television program production methods including picture, lighting and design craft functions, as well as how these crafts interact with the production clients.
•Knowledge generally gained through Community College graduation with study in relevant courses, or equivalent industry experience.
•One year of relevant experience required.
•Bilingualism, French and English, written and spoken, is required.
•Excellent interpersonal and communication skills as the candidate will have to work with different people in various areas.
•Discretion in communications.
•Ability to work under pressure and tight deadlines.
•Knowledge of CBC/Radio-Canada French and English television programming an asset.
•Able to work independently in a stressful, demanding production-centre environment.
•Be available to work when required, and demonstrate considerable flexibility, people skills, courtesy and judgment.
•Able to manage your schedule efficiently, and get organized quickly.
•Must be tactful and diplomatic.
CBC/Radio-Canada is Canada’s national public broadcaster and one of its largest cultural institutions.
CBC/Radio-Canada brings diverse regional and cultural perspectives into the daily lives of Canadians in English, French and eight Aboriginal languages.
CBC/Radio-Canada is committed to reflecting the country's diversity within its workforce and encourages applications from people of any wealth of cultures, linguistic and ethnocultural communicites, gender, sexual orientation, ages, religions and those with different abilities.
For more information, visit the Talent and Diversity section of our corporate website: http://cbc.radio-canada.ca/jobs
If this sounds interesting, we want to hear from you! We thank all applicants for their interest, but only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
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