Different industries have different ways of getting employees and people who can work for them on specific projects. It is very common for a lot of businesses to require an applicant to have a resume and a cover letter with him during the interview process. However, there are jobs that are looking for the specifics or the actual performance of a person that is needed for the output that a company is looking for.
One of the examples of this kind of industry is modeling. There are thousands of models around the world and their job require them to take care of themselves especially their physical appearances as this is a major factor on why brands acquire their services. A model needs to have a comp card, or also called a z or zed card, for her job applications. You can take a look at our card templates and see if there are templates that can be of use to what you are to do.
A model’s job application is called a casting. In this process, they are judged either by the client based on the following:
But before all of these happen, a comp card is needed to be submitted for initial casting. A comp card, or a composite card, serves as the resume of the models. It is a tool that includes all the basic information about the model regarding her body measurements and look.
A comp card is a document that may either be a size of a photo, half a page of a legal paper, or its entirety. It depends on the casting agency that represents the model on what size will the comp card be and how all the details will be put together.
Since there are photos that are needed to be attached so that the client will know how a model projects in the camera and how wide is his or her range in terms of portraying a character, a comp card is basically a preview of a modeling portfolio with a few of the best works being featured.
Aside from comp cards, we have downloadable flash card templates available on our website.
A model comp card usually includes the following details:
How all of these components are arranged may vary depending, again, on the casting agency. Our model comp card templates are available to download for free or licensed at a reasonable amount. This basic licensing means you could modify each template to match your preferences and utilize the designs however you want. They also come in various PSD, Vector AI, or EPS formats so all you need to edit our templates is a photo-editing software.