Experience

Producer / Host of The Makeup Podcast Albany, NY April 2008 to Present

Produced podcast segments on makeup and beauty related topics. This includes self taped episodes as well as industry professional interviews. Broadcast internationally on over 9 distribution channels. More then Quadrupled it’s original reach goal in 30 days.

Owner Fifi’s Frocks and Frills Consignment Store; Albany, NY August 2016 – Present
Remodeled and redeveloped @fifisalbany brand by updating interior of store and all operations. Increased sales for the first time since 2012. Designed website and graphics for all campaigns. Created referral network program. Instituted computer program and consignor database.

Editor / Publisher, Genn Shaughnessy Blog; Albany, NY 2006-Present
Developed concept and content for monthly beauty, fashion and lifestyle publication. Designed website and graphics for all campaigns. Created monthly concepts relative to fashion and news trends. Researched outlets and companies through PR Newswire and other media relations networking sites. Developed marketing and advertising campaigns through blogs, social networking and other networking promotions.

Makeup Artist and Owner, MUAH MakeUp and Hair; Albany, NY 2002-Present
Provided Make-up and Hair services for various media forms. Consulted news personalities, salon staff and models on camera appropriate make-up and hair. Educated salons, spas and students on makeup techniques, product knowledge and client relations. Designed all media graphics and websites. Developed marketing and advertising campaigns through blogs, social networking and other networking promotions. Produced monthly internet fashion and beauty blog.

Blog Experience
MakeUp Artist & Beauty Expert; Genn Shaughnessy 2006 to present
MakeUp Artist & Beauty Expert; Lucy in da sky with Diamonds 2012-2013
MakeUp Artist & Contributor; Beauty on a Budget 2010 – 2012

MakeUp & Other Experience
Editor; Millennial Beauty Magazine Albany, NY May 2018 – Present
Makeup Artist; Pinup Jordan’s Mermaid Lounge Scotia, NY – November 2017 to Present
Educator; The Orlo School of Hair Design and Cosmetology Albany, NY May 2014 to
MakeUp Artist; Jennifer Bradley Cosmetics Albany, NY – July 2014 – February 2016
MakeUp Artist; Hair Razors Unisex Salon Niskayuna, NY – September 2009 – December 2014
Receptionist; Hair Razors Unisex Salon Niskayuna, NY – September 2009 – February 2010
Beauty Expert; FOX23 News Daybreak, Albany, NY 2007-2010
Column Writer; Capital Region Living Magazine, Albany, NY 2007-2010
Private Investigator In Training; ZZ Agency, Albany, NY 2007
Regional Make-Up Artist; Chanel Cosmetics, Upstate, NY 2006-2007
Make-Up Artist; Sanctuary Spa, Saratoga, NY ~ 2006-2007
Make-Up Artist; MAC Cosmetics, Albany, NY ~ 2003-2005

MUAH Skills
Mortuary Makeup, HD MUA to 6K, Airbrush Makeup, Editorial Makeup, Eyelash Extensions, Advanced Makeup and Hair, Bridal Makeup, Color Correction, Special Fx.

Technical & Computer Program Experience
Apps; Continuity Pro, Quickbooks, Various Web & Multimedia design, WordPress, Network Publisher, Slack.
Adobe; Photoshop, Photoshop Express, Lightroom.
Computer Programs; iMovie, iWeb, iWork, Pages, Numbers, Keynote, Ricochet Consignment, Squarespace, Pippa, iTunes podcast.
Marketing & Email Programs; Constant Contact, Mail Chimp, Profnet.