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Example of Artist Resume with Objective, Skills, Education and Work Experience that will help Job Seekers create their Resume.

An artist is an individual involved in one of many activities found through wide range of media related to creating and/or demonstrating a specific art or multiple art forms. Many artists are employed by commercial entities designing a variety of visual products that include printed advertising materials, web-based visual items and all kinds of graphics used by all businesses every day. Examine the following artist resume sample for some visual guidance when it comes to building your own resume.

Mavis Gale
1090 Hillcrest Drive, Seattle, WA 98109 – 333-333-3333 – mgale@cab.net



Summary

Talented and professionally oriented individual possessing an exceptional ability to translate practical business requirements and goals into creative designs, including computer-generated images. Solid experience creating web-based presentations including site designs, application graphics, flash images and more. Ability to translate project concepts into print designs, such as corporate identity packages, brochures, catalogues newsletters, coupons and annual reports. Have also developed screen printing skills for the creation of T-shirts and can easily execute computer assisted drafting (CAD).

Professional Experience

The Designer Den, Seattle, WA 2008 - Present
Graphic Artist

• Lead artist for major print design projects including corporate identity projects – logo designs for all company media.
• Participated with company website development team specifically concentrating on creating flash images for web-based products.
• Team member for studio bids to prospective clients involved in creating multimedia sales presentations.

Faine-Oller Productions, Inc., Seattle, WI 2002 - 2008
Graphic Artist

• Project manager for packaging design campaigns responsible for coordinating, planning, and team designing.
• Lead artist responsible for creating packaging designs for bottled products.

Gibson Media, Inc., Seattle, WI 1999-2002
Graphic Artist

• Responsible for creating four-color magazine advertisements for agency clients.
• Created mock-up signage designs used for agency retail-oriented clientele.

The Stranger, Seattle, WA 1994-1998
Graphic Artist

• Worked both as an 'on-call' and part-time artist responsible for building black and white advertisements for local weekly newspaper during college career. Also worked on enhancing and preparing photographic images for reproduction. Helped with the introduction of four-color printing to company products.

Thompson Photography, Seattle, WA 1994 – present
Photo Image Manipulation

• Worked as a contract vendor for local professional photographer conducting computer-based photo image manipulation including touch-up, color correction and special effects application

Education

The Art Institute, Seattle, WA
BA in Graphic Design, 1998

Awards and Honors:

• Excellence in Art Foundations: 2D Design - 1996
• Excellence in Art Foundations: Drawing – 1996
• Thomas Dasch Foreign Exchange Scholarship - 1997
• Outstanding Senior Project Presentation - 1998
• Study Abroad, University of England, England, London, Spring 1997
Completed courses in Art Design, History, Education and Composition

Professional Organizations

• American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA) - Seattle Chapter
• Seattle Graphic Artists Guild
• Rotary

Community Involvement

• Artist Trust
• Allied Arts of Seattle Inc.
• Seattle Community Theater
• St. Jude’s Children Hospital

Technical Skills • Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, PowerPoint
• Adobe Photoshop
• Adobe Illustrator
• Adobe Flash
• Adobe InDesign
• Adobe After Effects
• Adobe Dreamweaver
• Corel Draw
• Quark Xpress
• Screen Pressing
• Air spray painting
• CAD – Computer Assisted Drafting

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