AF24851 - Make-Up Artist (x3) | Robinsons | DFC | Dubai

Department: Robinsons
Country: United Arab Emirates
Location: Dubai | UAE
Closing Date: 28-Feb-2017

Established in the 1930s as a trading business, Al-Futtaim is one of the most progressive regional business houses headquartered in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Al-Futtaim employs in excess of 44,000 people, operates through more than 200 companies and represents more than 225 international brands across industries as diverse as retail and wholesale trading, distribution, real estate development, leisure and hospitality, insurance and financial services. The group has significantly expanded its business operations in recent years through a strategic acquisition plan and has entered a number of new territories, increasing its footprint beyond the GCC and Greater Middle East to encompass Africa, South East and North Asia, Australasia, East Africa and Europe.

Entrepreneurship and rigorous customer focus has enabled Al-Futtaim to grow its business by responding to the changing needs of the customers and societies in which it operates. Al-Futtaim is committed to offering customers an unrivalled choice of the world’s best brands with exceptional standards of customer service and after sales support.

Structured into four operational divisions; automotive, financial services, real estate and retail, Al-Futtaim maintains a decentralised approach, giving individual businesses flexibility and versatility to maintain a competitive stance. This benefits employees, providing a clearly defined work culture where individuals are empowered with authority and responsibility for their work.

The success of Al-Futtaim is attributed to proactively managing change whilst upholding the values of integrity, service and social responsibility. The majority of businesses, built on a portfolio of world leading brands, dominate their sector.


The foundation of Al-Futtaim’s retail network was established in the early 1990s with the launch of the internationally renowned and popular IKEA, Marks & Spencer, Toys R Us and ACE franchises in the UAE.

Representing some of the world’s most popular international brands, Al-Futtaim’s retail network extends throughout the UAE, GCC and North Africa and has a significant presence in Singapore and Malaysia following the acquisition of The Robinson Group in 2008.

In 2012, Al-Futtaim acquired a shareholding in Royal Sporting House, which is active in distribution, direct retail stores and shop-in-shops. The Singapore-based fashion, sports and lifestyle retail giant has 600 stores and many additional points of sale are spread around the world with over 399 in South East Asia, over 74 in the Middle East and over 126 in the South Pacific region.

  • 837 stores in 18 countries
  • Occupies 5.6 million sq. ft. of retail space
  • 13,000 employees
  • Serves 30 million customers each year


Al-Futtaim, one of the most progressive regional business houses headquartered in Dubai, has signed a Joint Venture agreement with the Chalhoub Group, the leading partner for luxury across the Middle-East. This agreement consists of bringing Singapore’s leading fashion department store Robinsons to the GCC and the Middle-East region.

The first Robinsons department store to be launched in the region, will open in spring 2017 at Al-Futtaim’s Dubai Festival City Mall, which is currently undergoing a major expansion program. Spanning a total of 20,000sqm across three levels, the store will be the first of many to follow in the GCC.

About The Position:

We are looking for a talented Makeup Artist to join our new Robinsons Department Store opening in Dubai. Being a makeup artist for Robinsons is about helping a woman discover her own beauty whilst teaching her how best to enhance it using basic and complex techniques to ensure excellent visual results.

We want an artist who will apply their creativity and dexterity in making people look great. You should be detail-oriented with an impressive portfolio of makeup and styling. Your passion for your job should give you ample motivation to excel.

You will use your extraordinary artistry skills and multi-brand product knowledge to help achieve all retail brand sales targets.

You will be involved with everything from concept development and implementation of innovative events and ideas around make-up within the Robinsons Store. You will create innovative ways to enliven the beauty department within the stores and bring the brands to life and support the make-up and marketing team at in-store events. 



About You:

You’ll not only have great ideas, you’ll be able to make them happen. As an accomplished Make-Up Artist, you’ll know exactly how to get results using your excellent artistry techniques.

We are looking for applicants with experience within Makeup and retail/customer service and a strong passion and love for make-up. You’ll have an artistic personality and an understanding of health and safety rules. You will be Patient with a positive attitude and have great attention to detail.

You'll have a working knowledge of luxury, multi-product make-up environments and be able to balance quality and customer needs within their budget and restraints.

To be successful you must have previous experience and preferably a brand diploma or a diploma from a vocational school in cosmetology, makeup or relevant study.


Note: you will be required to attach the following: 1. Resume/CV
2. Portfolio / Images of work
Al-Futtaim offers highly engaging and supportive work environments in a culture that values, recognises and rewards quality performance.