why cameron jane?
Cameron Jane Make-Up Design is at the forefront of make-up education, providing professional training to the next generation of elite make-up artists in Australia. The academy receives top industry awards and recognition year over year, helping students successfully launch their careers in make-up design.
Our trainers are highly accomplished in their careers, guiding our students through their courses with industry insights and expertise. At Cameron Jane Make-Up Design, our students participate in industry-based work experience to ensure that they are industry-ready when they complete their training.
INDUSTRY READY IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN CJMD and other academies
Cameron-Jane Thomas, Director/Principal of Cameron Jane Make-Up Design, established the academy in 2000 to share her passion and knowledge for make-up design with students who are eager to begin working in this creative field.
In the years since, the academy has earned countless national and international awards in recognition of our commitment to world-class make-up education and professional training. Some of these awards include:
- Winner: 2019 and 2020 Best Make-Up Academy – Australia (Business Excellence Awards)
- Winner: 2019 Education Business of the Year (The Makeup Artist Guild Awards)
- Winner: 2019and 2020 Australia’s Leading Makeup Academy (Corporate Excellence Awards)
- Winner: 2019 Best Make-up Educator of the Year Organisation (AMIA Awards)
- Finalist: 2019 Educator of the Year (ABIA Awards)
- Winner: 2016: ABIA Educator of the Year (Organisation)
- INDUCTED IN TO ABIA HALL OF FAME 2016
Beginning a career in make-up design is an exciting step that you will find to be rewarding both professionally and personally. To achieve success as a professional make-up artist, you’ll need to build a strong foundation of skills, these start with an excellent education.
At Cameron Jane Make-Up Design, not only will you gain essential skills to thrive in the highly competitive make-up industry, but you will also build close relationships with your trainers, who are accomplished professionals in the field mentoring you to success. The trainers at our academy, including Cameron-Jane herself, strive to create a personal bond with each student. We’ve found that this approach is the best way to help students recognise their specific strengths and prepare them to launch a successful career upon graduation.
As a student at Cameron Jane Make-Up Design, your education will be guided by Cameron Jane’s three core principles:
- Industry knowledge
- Versatility in training
- Creativity in application
Becoming a make-up artist means you will be working in a highly competitive, fast paced, ever-changing environment. Our goal is to provide highly motivated, versatile and creatively skilled make-up artists to the industry who are experienced and knowledgeable about their chosen field of make-up.