Meraki 2019 - Makeup Director - leading a team of 8 artists for Bianca Pavlic the Label, Claudia the Label, Venus Blooms and Gerhardus Hermanus.
Fashfest 2018 - Director of Makeup and lead makeup artist for Charly Thorn, Megan Cannings, Hajar.
Zilpah Tart lookbook - 2018
Fashfest 2017 - Creative Director of Makeup and lead makeup artist for Thunder Thighs, Darwin Aboriginal Art Foundation, Magpie Goose, Miss Winks, NZ by AP, CIT.
Fashfest 2016 - Creative Director of Makeup and lead makeup artist for Megan Cannings, Seed, Fleur and Felix, Edition, Rebel Muse, Elley Lane.
Three Sixty Fashion Market 2016 - for Dissonance
Bridal Expo 2016 - Lead artist for Chachino
Chachino launch 2016 - Assistant to lead artist Jacqui Scott
Fashfest 2015 - Creative Director of Makeup and lead makeup artist for Sovata, Rockstars and Royalty, Perpetually Five Plus Clare.
Fashfest 2014 - Assistant to lead makeup artist Amanda Wiseman
The Creative Director of Makeup designs looks according to the briefs provided by the designers for the catwalk event and ensures that the overall look and feel of the makeup designs are consistent and of high quality. Katie Saarikko as Creative Director was tasked with the following:
ensuring consistency and quality (final sign off)
makeup application for catwalk
creation of face charts according to designer briefs and sponsor products
leading a team of makeup artists
sponsor coverage including social media