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Modeling Jobs Washington DC

Models create public interest in buying products such as clothing, cosmetics, food, and housewares. The information they provide helps consumers make choices among the wide variety of products and services they can buy.

Jbf Associate
(202) 338-9000
777 7TH St NW
Washington, DC

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Unicor Services Business Group
(202) 305-3954
400 1ST St NW
Washington, DC

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Journal Of Commerce Inc
(202) 355-1150
1270 National Press Building
Washington, DC

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Kaempfer Marketing Svc Inc
(202) 861-1318
1900 K St NW
Washington, DC

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Culi-Services
(202) 299-0323
2001 S St NW Ste 420
Washington, DC

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Away.Com Inc
(202) 654-8000
702 H St NW Ste 200
Washington, DC

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Washington Economic Partners
(202) 661-8670
1495 F St NW
Washington, DC

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Firmseek.com
(202) 429-9200
900 17th St NW Ste 402
Washington, DC

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Media Star Promotions
(202) 328-1205
1444 N St NW
Washington, DC

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Winning Connections
(202) 544-5910
317 Pennsylvania Ave SE
Washington, DC

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Modeling Career

Models

Nature of the Work

Models create public interest in buying products such as clothing, cosmetics, food, and housewares. The information they provide helps consumers make choices among the wide variety of products and services they can buy.

Models pose for photos, paintings, or sculptures. They display clothing such as dresses, coats, underclothing, swimwear, and suits, for a variety of audiences and in various types of media. They model accessories, such as handbags, shoes, and jewelry, and promote beauty products, including fragrances and cosmetics. The most successful models, called supermodels, hold celebrity status and often use their image to sell books, calendars, fitness videos, and other products. In addition to modeling, they may appear in movies and television shows.

Models appear in printed publications, at live modeling events, and on television to advertise and promote products and services. Most modeling jobs are for printed publications, and models usually do a combination of editorial, commercial, and catalog work. Editorial print modeling uses still photographs of models for fashion magazine covers and to accompany feature articles. Commercial print modeling includes work for advertisements in magazines, newspapers, and billboards. Models advertise merchandise and appear in department-store catalogs, mail-order catalogs, and on the Internet.

During a photo shoot, a model poses to demonstrate the features of clothing and other products. Models make small changes in posture and facial expression to capture the look desired by the client. Photographers instruct models to pose in certain positions and to interact with their physical surroundings. Models work closely with photographers, hair and clothing stylists, makeup artists, and clients to produce the desired look and to finish the photo shoot on schedule. Stylists and makeup artists prepare the model for the photo shoot, provide touchups, and change the look of models throughout the day. If stylists are not provided, models must apply their own makeup and bring their own clothing.

Live modeling is done in a variety of locations. Live models stand, turn, and walk to demonstrate clothing to a variety of audiences. At fashion shows and in showrooms, garment buyers are the primary audience. Runway models display clothes that are intended for direct sale to consumers or are the artistic expressions of the designer. High fashion, or haute couture, runway models walk a runway before an audience of photographers, journalists, designers, and garment buyers. Live modeling also is done in apparel marts, department stores, and fitting rooms of clothing designers. In retail establishments, models display clothing directly for shoppers and may be required to describe the features and prices of the clothing. Other models pose for sketch artists, painters, and sculptors.

Because advertisers often need to target specific segments of the...

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