Edwin Monzon is an experienced makeup artist and industry professional based in the Greater Los Angele area. He is currently seeking both freelance and permanent job opportunities geared towards makeup artistry and design.
With extensive makeup experience in theatre, film, and music videos, Edwin brings an unparalleled level of creativity and aptitude to each of his positions. His innovative techniques paired with the upmost level of professionalism consistently produce proven, flawless results.
Having worked as a Makeup Artist for major international events such as the Grammys, Emmys, NAACP Image Awards, and the Golden Globes, Edwin is familiar with and prepared for the demands and nuances of the industry. He works efficiently without comprising detail, precision, or accuracy. He is remarkably ingenious and proficient at working with a diversified collection of clients in a fast-paced environment.
Within the film and digital sector, Edwin held the position of Makeup Artist for clients on Downton Abbey/ Vogue (Go Team Entertainment) and Hollywood (Los Angeles Motion Picture Company). He was the Makeup Head on Eastsiders (Go Team Entertainment), Rambo – But Gay! (Nerdist), Diversifying the Classics (CBS), and The Night Crew (CBS). Additionally, he worked with the SFX Crew on Ayden and Stork (X).
Notably, Edwin's makeup and design experience in the music video production sector is equally considerable. A few brief examples include: People at War featuring Bush; This is My Home featuring Journey to the East; Everyday is Christmas featuring Alaska Thunderf**k; Glamasaurus and Buy My T-Shirt featuring Manila Luzon; and DTF featuring Adore Delano.
One of Edwin's most desired traits is his ability to build rapport and maintain strong relationships with clients and businesses alike. A brief summary of some of the esteemed personalities he has serviced includes: Kate Del Castillo, Danielle Gaither, Elizabeth Rohm, Willam Belli, Fortune Feimster, Karen Allen, Julie Goldman, MolleeGray, David Burtka, Tiffany Haddis, Loni Anderson, Johnny McGovern, Michelle Visage, Stacey Tookey, and Travis Wall. He enjoys working with both new and recurring clients, and providing exceptional service on a daily basis.
Edwin possesses seasoned management experience that highlights his impressive leadership skills and capabilities to facilitate client relationships and retention. He worked for some the world's leading cosmetic companies, including MAC Cosmetics, Estée Lauder, and Bobbi Brown. Importantly, he held the position of Business Manager at both Hourglass and Christian Dior. His management skills in conjunction with his makeup artistry position him as the ideal candidate for any relevant opportunities.