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MODELING JOBS, MODELING JOB REQUIREMENTS, MODELING CAREER
Information about modeling jobs, modeling job requirements, and your modeling career. Find local modeling jobs in your area to help start your modeling career.

Remember there are modeling jobs for everyone. Marketing today is increasingly diversified to appeal to every group.  Below are different types of modeling jobs in the industry.  As you can see, there are a number of categories you might fit in.  The requirements always vary depending on the client, as well as the proportions of the model.  Modeling agencies are looking for models of different looks, shapes, sizes, and ages. 

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TYPES OF MODELING JOBS AND MODELING JOB REQUIREMENTS
Below are types of modeling jobs for models and aspiring models of all shapes, sizes, and ages.

HIGH FASHION MODELING JOBS
High fashion modeling jobs consists of mainly fashion shows and fashion spreads.   Famous fashion designers hire top models, like Giselle, Heidi, & Tyra, to wear the latest coutures down the runway, and present them to the public. They are the highest paid models in the industry. Read more >

EDITORIAL MODELING JOBS
Editorial models work for particular publications and fashion magazines, such as Vogue. Fashion designers and editors get the chance to be a little more creative with their work in magazine spreads.   This will also provide the model with exposure and tear sheets for their portfolio. Read more >

CATALOUGE MODELING JOBS
Catalogue modeling jobs can be very competitive because it gives models a lot of exposure from some brands like Victoria's Secret and Aberrant & Fitch.  For smaller companies, the modeling job may be regional and specific to where you live. Read more >

MALE MODELING JOBS
Male models can do anything from commercial modeling to high fashion. Contrary to popular belief, male models are in a very competitive industry as most male models have to be perfectly fit to get hired on most jobs and because there are so many guys out there competing for the same modeling jobs.  A male model needs to be able to stand out from the rest. Read more >

RUNWAY MODELING JOBS
Runway models walk down the runway, or catwalk, wearing the clothing from a fashion designer or store.  These fashion shows can be held anywhere, indoors or out.  Even nightclubs and schools have runway shows to showcase new clothing lines from local designers.  If you are a beginner model, this is a great way to gain some exposure and experience.  Read more >

SWIMSUIT MODELING JOBS
Swimsuit models must have great bodies.  High fashion and editorial models fit this category.  A lot of designers have a swimsuit pieces included in their collections and runway shows.  Magazines like Sports Illustrated employ a lot swimsuit models. Read more >

LINGERIE MODELING JOBS
Lingerie models must look sexy.  High fashion and editorial models can also fit this category.  Many companies, like Victoria’s Secret, have lingerie pieces as part of their collections and runway shows. Read more >

GLAMOUR MODELING JOBS
Glamour modeling jobs usually have a more sexual theme or appearance. Glamour models often appear in magazines like Maxim and Stuff magazine. There area also many glamour modeling jobs for online advertisements and mail order businesses for adult-theme products and services, promoting everything from sports cars, calendars, and sexy costumes. A lot of glamour models also participate in trade shows as well as car events. Read more >
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PRINT MODELING JOBS
Print models get a lot of exposure.  They appear on printed materials like billboards, cd covers, and magazine ads to promote all types of products and services. Read more >

PROMOTIONAL MODELING JOBS/ TRADE SHOW MODELING JOBS / IMPORT MODELING JOBS
Promotional modeling jobs are usually at conventions and trade shows. You will be standing at a merchant's booth to promote their product, such as a car, a home appliance, or a beverage. Read more >

PETITE MODELING JOBS
Petite models are hired just like fashion and catalogue models.  They do runway shows for designers whose clothes come in petite sizes.  They also work for small boutiques or stores with petite divisions. Petite models can also do makeup ads as size does not matter in those. Read more >

PLUS SIZE MODELING JOBS
Plus size modeling has become an expanding industry because it appeals to a large part of the population.  More designers are catering to women who are size 12 or above.  Plus size models are hired for modeling jobs just like fashion and catalogue models.  They do runway shows for designers and work for an increasing number of stores who sell plus-size clothing. Read more >

PREGNANT MODELING JOBS / MATERNITY MODELING JOBS
Pregnant modeling consist of women who are expecting or nursing.  They are hired for photographic and editorial work to promote maternity clothing and family products.  Some expectant mothers like to take time off during the pregnancy.  Pregnant modeling jobs can give them something to do in their free time. Read more >


TEEN MODELING JOBS
Teen models are hired for a lot print work and commercials.  They model the junior sizes for clothes, shoes, accessories, and other products directed to the younger generation.  Department stores, retail stores, and shoe companies need teen models for their advertisements, mailers and catalogues.  Obviously some may fit other types of modeling, such as high fashion.  Read more >

CHILD MODELING JOBS
Child models are also photographed mostly for print work and hired for commercials.  They model the child sizes for clothes, shoes, toys, and other products directed to children.  Department stores, retail stores, toy stores and shoe companies need child models for their advertisements, mailers and catalogues.  Read more >


BABY MODELING JOBS
Baby modeling jobs are also mostly for print work and hired for commercials.  They model baby clothes, shoes, food, toys, and other products for newborn babies.    Read more >


MATURE MODELING JOBS
Mature models are mostly seen in print and commercial advertisements. Companies like Viagra and Bayer will tend to use mature models because that's the age group that uses their product the most.  Skin care companies also use a lot of mature female models for their age-defying products, while hair-loss companies use mature male models for their commercials.  They can also be in clothing catalogues geared for older clients. Read more >


BODY PART MODELING JOBS (hand, foot, neck modeling, etc.)
Body part modeling jobs are a specialty division.  For example, you model your foot, hand, leg, neck, etc. You have to have a perfect body part.  If you want your hand to be in that diamond ring ad, you can’t have any scars, blemishes, wrinkles or veins showing.  You must have slender fingers and perfectly manicured. Read more >

SHOWROOM MODELING JOBS
Showroom models can do a runway show in a local boutique introducing a new collection or a fashion designer’s clothing line at a fashion party. These modeling jobs are usually with local boutiques and local fashion designers and cater to local clients. Read more >


FITNESS MODELING JOBS
This modeling industry consist of a lot of fitness stars who are very particular about their body. You need to be in great shape: fit stomach, toned muscles.  Athletic boys and girls fit this modeling type.  The models promote products like vitamins, health food, and fitness equipments. Read more >


ABERCROMBIE & FITCH MODELING JOBS>
Abercrombie & Fitch models promote their clothing and accessories.  They get published in the "New Faces" catalog and appear on Aberrant TV through their website. Read more >


CHARACTER MODELING JOBS / REAL PEOPLE MODELING JOBS
Character modeling jobs or real people modeling jobs portray more of your average joe's and girl next door types of models. In this part of the modeling industry there are no particular definitions or requirements, just that you fit what the client is looking for. Character modeling jobs and real people modeling jobs can include commercials, prints, or spokespeople for everyday products or just about anything. Read more >

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