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Core Tasks

  • Define, design and implement a creative visual merchandising strategy.
  • Create many types of special effects make-up, which can include prosthetics.
  • Observes and manages intellectual property issues.
  • Specifies materials, production method and finish for aesthetic or functional effect, and oversees production of sample and/or finished product.
  • Undertakes research to determine market trends, production requirements, availability of resources and formulates design concepts.
  • Prepares sketches, designs, patterns, prototypes, mock-ups and storyboards for consideration by theatre/film director, management, sales department or a client.
  • Liaises with client to determine the purpose, cost, technical specification and potential uses/users of product.

Education Requirements

Level Percentage
Level 0 2.38638%
Level 1 0.845477%
Level 2 14.448132%
Level 3 7.040831%
Level 4-5 (Higher Education) 4.204299%
Level 6 (Bachelors) 62.758621%
Level 7 (Masters or equivalent) 7.421729%
Level 8 (Doctorate) 0.894532%

Salary Levels


Potential Salary


Entry Level Salary


Average Salary


Annual Openings