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Artists specialize in different types of art, such as drawing, painting, sculpture, music, film or performance, and create original pieces of work. Typical example resumes for artists list work activities like generating and developing ideas, networking with material suppliers, handling publicity strategies, managing tax issues, updating their portfolios, and attending art events. The strongest sample resumes for Artists highlight talent, creativity, networking, and communication skills. Formal education is not compulsory, but many Artists hold a degree in a related field.

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Graphic Artist/assistant Art Director

Assisted the Art Director with all art for t-shirt designs from various freelance artists

  • Prepared all sales pages, layouts, presentations, fixture graphics, and sales books for all accounts
  • Processed, archived and managed over 25,000 electronic art files
  • Created over 10 product bound catalogs based on each category for sales reps
  • Designed over 50 original young men's and boy's printed stripes and argyle tee artwork
  • Produced all in store display artwork using die lines for PDQ trays and cardboard pallet displays supplied by each packaging printer and created small mock up samples as needed
  • Generated in store signage based on each accounts guidelines with the understanding of their shoppers and promotional needs
  • Responsible for all accounts ecommerce photography following each accounts guidelines
  • Tracked and maintained all freelance artist invoicing and budgeting
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
AS
Computer Engineering
AS
Graphic Design
2

Graphic Artist / Desktop Publishing

Designed advertising and promotional materials for the Title and Real Estate industry

  • Created designs, concepts, and sample layouts
  • Determined size and arrangement of illustrative material and copy
  • Developed graphics and layouts for product illustrations
  • Prepared illustrations or rough sketches of material discussing them with clients
  • Reviewed final layouts and suggested improvements as needed
  • Used computer software to generate new images
Candidate Info
19
years in
workforce
9
years
at this job
AA
Associate of Arts
BA
Journalism
3

Freelance Makeup Artist

Applied makeup and did makeovers for clients (both scheduled and unscheduled) for brides, prom, and special events.

  • Worked towards achieving set ADS (Average Dollar Sales) for sales team.
  • Facilitated purchasing by marketing benefits of products and product application.
  • Actively served and greeted all clients, making them the priority.
  • Maintained storefront while leading team and ensuring consistent top customer service.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
C
Makeup Artistry
AAS
Associate of Applied Science
BA
Operations Management
4

ARTIST / Manager

Scheduling and promoting album releases, overseeing licensing and networking.

  • Hired, trained, and directed staff members who developed design concepts into art layouts or who
  • Managed time and the time of the crew in order not to go over budget and got the project done in a
  • Assisted In house producer with music production and artist development.
  • Worked with creative directors to develop design solutions.
  • Kept up to date technically and applied new knowledge to the job.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
Computer Networking
5

Sandwich Artist

Prepared food items consistently and in compliance with recipes, portioning, cooking and waste control guidelines.

  • Earned management trust by serving as key holder, responsibly opening and closing store.
  • Maintained cleanliness and presentation of stock room and production floor.
  • Organized store merchandise racks by size, style and color to promote visually appealing environment.
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
9
months
at this job
AA
Criminal Justice
6

Senior Graphic Artist

Successful in determining and meeting deadlines for special projects.

  • Compiled daily advertising materials for use in creating ads to be filed electronically and output for production.
  • Excellent written and communication skills.
  • Increased sales by partnering with sales staff to promote client sales efforts.
  • Utilized Adobe Suite programs to create advertisements and print and deliver pieces.
  • Created and designed advertising materials for upload to websites.
  • Maintained strong customer service through phone, email and direct contact.
Candidate Info
27
years in
workforce
27
years
at this job
AS
Fine Arts
BS
Design
7

VFX & Title Animation Artist

  • Worked closely with the director on set as VFX Supervisor
  • Created 3D sequences, added fog, and performed green screening, compositing, and color
  • Designed and animated the film's opening title sequence. Used 3D Studio Max,
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
9
months
at this job
BA
Animation
8

Freelance Artist

Interacted with customers on a daily basis utilizing acquired customer service skills.

  • Designed sketches to their satisfaction and complete specification folders when needed. Successfully take
  • Produced original garment patterns, occasionally work from previous blocks when applicable.
  • Completed all prep work and check for quality before presenting item to the client.
  • Filed client information for future use and to have an idea of who they are as a customer.
  • Construct fashion garments using an industrial sewing machine, serger, and drafting tools for patternmaking.
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
BFA
Fashion Design
9

Sandwich Artist

Prepared food items consistently and in compliance with recipes, portioning, cooking and waste control guidelines.

  • Verified proper portion sizes and consistently attained high food quality standards.
  • Instructed new staff in proper food preparation, food storage, use of kitchen equipment and utensils, sanitation and safety issues.
  • Ensured all staff understood expectations and parameters of kitchen goals and daily kitchen work.
  • Regularly interacted with guests to obtain feedback on product quality and service levels.
  • Achieved and exceeded performance, budget and team goals.
  • Maintained smooth and timely operations in preparation and delivery of meals and kitchen sanitation.
  • Baked consistent quality items by accurately mixing, dividing, shaping and proofing.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
3
months
at this job
HS
Mathematics
Business Management
10

Design Artist

Assist in the facilitation of advertising contracts by providing graphic art services, including typesetting, layout, formatting and basic design services

  • Create new ads for church bulletins using InDesign;100-150 new ads created per week with 100% accuracy.
  • Email proofs, as requested, to customers using Filemaker to provide complete and consistent communication.
  • Scan provided photos and/or art materials; adjust images for color, size, scale, brightness/contrast and resolution electronically using PhotoShop for highest quality print production.
  • Provide management with weekly production/proofing logs. Solicit and provide consultation to other areas as required to resolve any issues that may arise within the department or cross-department.
Candidate Info
38
years in
workforce
9
years
at this job

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