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Basic information

Full legal name *

Stylist name

Pronunciation *

Email *

Phone *

We’ll use your address to calculate how far away a job is. This information won’t be publicly available.

Address *

Why do we need this?

How can we contact you? (Check all that apply.) *

How can employers contact you? (Check all that apply.) *

Please respond to employers within one day.

What do you do for a living? (Check all that apply.) *

What types of jobs are you interested in? (Check all that apply.) *

Certifications

Please list any state-issued certifications and formal training that you have. Indicate the school where each was issued, when it was issued, and whether it's active or inactive.

Unions

Are you a part of any unions? (IATSE, ACT, etc.) If so, what local chapter?

Workplace

Please list your current employers (if any).*

Company name

Phone number

Email

Address

If you do not have an employer, or are self-employed, please describe the context of your work. Do you transport yourself to jobs? Do you work alone or on a team?

Work

Please provide one or more links to your work.

If you don’t have any, or need to send additional materials, please email team@blackhmuunited.org.

Portfolio guidelines

Clearly document your work. We should be able to tell what service you provided.*

Label your work. Ex: “Project: Django Unchained, Makeup by: Nikky Jobs”

Include adequate examples of your work on Black clients and Black clients of darker skin.

* If it is not clear what specific HMU service you provided in an image you are presenting, we may ask you for clearer documentation. If not offered, an applicant will not be considered for that speciality.

Website

Instagram handle

Facebook link

Other link

Skills

What is your experience doing HMU in Theater? (Check all that apply.)

What is your experience doing HMU in Film, Commercials, Print or Television? (Check all that apply.)

Does your makeup kit have shades and tools for deep skin tones? Please list a few examples. 
Include their brand and shade number.

Please rate your expertise styling each hair type (1 being no experience, 5 being extremely experienced). *

4a

2

3a

2

4b

2

3b

2

4c

2

3c

2

Please rate your expertise braiding each hair type (1 being no experience, 5 being extremely experienced). *

4a

2

3a

2

4b

2

3b

2

4c

2

3c

2

Please rate your expertise barbering each hair type (1 being no experience, 5 being extremely experienced). *

4a

2

3a

2

4b

2

3b

2

4c

2

3c

2

Please rate your expertise as a loctician for each hair type (1 being no experience, 5 being extremely experienced). *

4a

2

3a

2

4b

2

3b

2

4c

2

3c

2

Specialties

Please list any styling specialties you have.

Please list any braiding specialties you have.

Please list any barbering specialties you have.

Please list any hair loctician specialties you have.

Please list any other HMU skills you have.

Transportation

How far are you willing to commute, one way (by car or public transport?) *

25 mi

What regions are you willing to travel to (out-of-state and seasonal gigs)? 

Please be sure you have a passport if you indicate that you can travel internationally.

Please be sure to review the information you provided as you may be asked to discuss it in a follow up interview.

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