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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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Freelance Makeup Artist

Bridal parties, theater performances, special events

  • Meet with prospective clients to discuss upcoming event and scope of work
  • Determine color palette and best products for each client
  • Prepare makeup kit for individual client for preliminary application and day of event
  • Be available for touch ups throughout event
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
42

Nordstrom Mac Makeup Artist

Demonstrate customer service by going above normal expectations

  • Creating personal connections with customers to establish repeat business.
  • Using stores resources to make business happen by calling customers for replenishments, special events, sales and promotions.
  • Offer fashion rewards to every customer to create a loyal cliental
  • Book daily makeup appointments to be productive
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
43

Graphic Artist

Rendered vinyl graphics for production

  • Catalogued photographs on clean-up jobs
  • Obtained necessary supplies from distributors
  • Oversaw graphic production of company and project graphics as needed by management
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
1
year
at this job
AAS
Advertising And Graphic Design
BBA
Marketing
44

Sandwich Artist

Sanitary food Preparation areas, cooking surfaces and utensils

  • Took Food Orders and received payments from customers
  • Clean and maintain rooms and various work areas so that health standards are met
  • Maintained sanitation, health and safety standards in work areas
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
Medical Assistant Program
45

Director of Artist Development and Creative Services

Responsible for all things visual regarding artist roster, including: videos, EPKs, photo shoots, album packaging, ad copy and creative initiatives/direction for advertising

  • Work directly with General Manager regarding creative initiatives for label positioning statements and advertising in trade publications
  • Content specialist with photography and videography experience
  • Hire and oversee independent publicists, as well as create budgets, select bio writers, and approve press releases
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BS
Communications
BS
Music Business
46

Sandwich Artist/cashier

Ensure that each customer receives outstanding service by providing a friendly environment, which includes greeting and acknowledging every customer, maintaining solid product knowledge and all other aspects of customer service.

  • Aid customers in understanding service / menu options
  • Assist in processing and replenishing merchandise and monitoring dining area
  • Communicate customer requests to management.
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
47

Graphic Artist

  • Utilize Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, and InDesign to create and modify artwork, logos and typography for use on promotional products and award items
  • Troubleshoot art and printing problems for distributors and producers
  • Train new associates in company procedures, programs, and protocol
  • Construct training materials and work instructions
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
9
months
at this job
AAS
Fashion Design
BS
Apparel Design And Technology
48

3d Artist (in-house Freelancer)

  • Created material and color combinations for photo-realistic renderings of several
  • Worked alongside the chief creative director to determine the most suitable
  • Fabricated high definition texture maps from scanned samples of furniture finishes.
Candidate Info
3
months in
workforce
3
months
at this job
BS
Computer Animation
49

Production Artist & Illustrator

Production artist and coordinator of large format "how-to" books. As a team member, works to meet commercial and promotional requirements under tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment. Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

  • Assisting designers with book and cover design, and product packaging;
  • Creating color palettes for the designer, illustrator, and technical editor to use in book design;
  • Ensuring photo quality by editing, enhancing, and checking photos, as well as illustrations;
  • Ensuring consistency and quality of book design and final files;
  • Interacting and communicating with vendors to ensure final print/production quality;
  • Prepressing final book files and cover art, and sending final files to the printer;
  • Reviewing book proofs and sending final approval;
  • Designing marketing materials, such as promotional postcards and sell sheets, rotating
  • Creating digital content such as eBooks, review PDFs, and web-ready images;
  • Creating illustrations electronically when contracted.
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
BFA
Grapic Design
50

"hair & Make-up Artist, Clothing Stylist & Photographer"

  • Provide Hair, Make-up & Clothing Stylist services.
  • Hair Stylist & Make-up Artist for commercials, tv, fashion shows, and print advertisements.
  • Coordinate and execute photoshoots, special events, and fundraisers.
Candidate Info
22
years in
workforce
11
years
at this job
BS
Psychology
Cosmetology
Photography 101

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