ARTHUR M. WILKERSON
3028 W. Redner Street Philadelphia, PA 19121 (267) 505-4339
To obtain a career in the beauty industry utilizing the skills attained through my education and
August 2007 to June 2008
Business Counter Manager/Beauty Advisor Lancôme at Lord & Taylor, Bala-Cynwyd, PA
Obliged to act as the communication liaison between corporate and vendor management
Responsible for recording and computing all counter business figures for the vendor
Perform and advise clients about skincare, makeup, and fragrances
December 2006 to April 2007
Makeup Artist/Beauty Advisor Christian Dior, Philadelphia, PA
Responsible for advising consumers on makeup techniques and trends
Performed makeup and skincare applications and beauty makeovers
Launched beauty events for the Dior counter
MAC Freelance Makeup Artist MAC Cosmetics Freelancer, Philadelphia/K.O.P./NJ
Performed custom makeovers on customers during door events
Advised customers about makeup applications
Demonstrated skincare techniques
October 2000 to November 2001 Jean Madeline Education Center for Cosmetology
Salon Operator Technician
Honors & Awards
Successfully styled and advised Miss Pennsylvania USA 2005 Brenda Brabham of Philadelphia
for the 2005 Miss USA Pageant. She made Top 10 at Miss USA 2005.
Successfully coached, styled, and advised Miss Pennsylvania USA 2003 Camille Young, the first
African-American woman to win Miss PA USA from Philadelphia and the 2nd African-American
winner in the pageant’s history.
Successfully coached, styled, and advised Miss Pennsylvania USA 2000 Top 15 Semi-finalist
Nay Nwaobasi of Philadelphia, 2005 Semi-Finalist Dana L. Maliniak of Lewisberry, and 2007
Semi-finalist Syreeta Lockett of Philadelphia.
Makeup credits: WYBE Public Television, UPN Wakeup News, Philadelphia Style Magazine,
NY Fashion Week, Philly Fashion Week, Lady Alma Horton (Singer), Next Tuesday (Indy Film).
References provided upon request