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Graphic Designers create a variety of visual artworks, like book and magazine covers, websites, advertisements, computer games, product packages, brochures, and logos. A typical example resume for Graphic Designers emphasizes qualifications like creativity, innovation, computer software expertise, excellent communication and networking skills, presentation abilities, time management, and attention to details. Based on our collection of sample resumes, most candidates to a design job hold a degree in graphic design or fine arts. Employers also evaluate job applications by portfolios and experience.

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Graphic Designer

Efficaciously managed, coordinated and implemented brand and corporate collateral materials.

  • Created 6 teaching manual publications comprising of 500 pages each.
  • Produced a wide range of communication materials, such as schedules, cards, logos, and mastheads for employee manuals, and calendars, as well as illustrations for guidebooks. Accountable for all levels of design, from conceptualization through production.
  • Worked seamlessly under pressure to meet tight deadlines and balance multiple priorities
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Humanities / Sciences
BFA
Painting And Drawing
MA
Painting / Graphic Design
12

Freelance Graphic Designer

Expanding visual design, illustration, and animation skills through formal studies, structured self-study and development of technical and artistic abilities, and [company name] graphic design engagements.

  • Designed and updated web banners, post cards, posters for a dance studio. Created different theme and mood for each event banner with thoughtfully chosen use of color and graphic elements.
  • Researched the culture of the company and created digitally illustrated icons for a game company.
  • Effectively integrated the functionality into the website design for a real estate company and an overseas manufacture.
  • In charge of photography sessions to create realistic and professional photos for the rental property listings.
  • Worked with a Boston College team of student representatives to design the annual winter gala poster and project slides.
  • Took courses with Pixar artists […] completed private courses with the Master Class Instructor at DreamWorks […] and studied children’s book illustration at School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston […] Took Maya 3D class at Art Institute of California […]
  • Took courses with Pixar artists […] completed private courses with the Master Class Instructor at DreamWorks […] and studied children’s book illustration at School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston […] Took Maya 3D class at Art Institute of California […] Studied 2D Animation, Storyboarding classes with ILM artists.
Candidate Info
21
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
BA
Graphic Design
2d Animation, Computer 3d Animation
2d Animation And Storyboarding Classes
13

Graphic Designer

Photographed and scanned fabrics and merchandise for the company's website.

  • Edited scans and photos in Photoshop and coded them to the company's website.
  • Wrote descriptions of the merchandise for the company's website.
  • Designed logos, flyers and advertisements using Illustrator.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
AS
Arts And Sciences
BFA
Graphic Design
14

Shop Manager/graphic Designer

  • Designed graphics for customer specific printed apparel including t-shirts, sweatshirts, accessories, outwear, and promotional merchandise.
  • Organized and planned the pre-press setup.
  • Used industry knowledge to create different designs and illustrations on apparel.
  • Managed a team of four people to run a demanding production schedule producing upwards of 1000’s of printed garments in a week.
  • Developed a technique that blends art, communication, fashion, fun and efficiency.
  • Managed inventory.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
Fine Arts / Visual Arts
15

Webmaster/graphic Designer

Redesign of entire website to current web standard, later on converted the site to a responsive design to work across all devices. Designed promotional media for trade shows and other events, remade logo into a vector so that it can be resolution independent.

  • Recreated company logo into a vector image in Adobe Illustrator so that it can be used in multiple different types of media.
  • Designed graphics for promotional media, web application and main website using Adobe Photoshop and Cinema 4D
  • Updated current website from basic html to HTML5 and CSS3 and jQuery followed all web compliant standards so that the website worked across all browsers all the way to IE7.
  • Made current website responsive so it can be properly viewed across all mobile devices.
  • Worked on a team to create the front-end design for Question and Assessment Manager for web application.
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
1
year
at this job
Web Design
16

Graphic Designer/ Assistant Footwear Designer/ Developer

Researched and presented all relevant forecasted trends in fashion by season on trend boards.

  • Hand sketched, CAD'ed and provided technical specifications for footwear designs.
  • Designed and developed textiles & brand assets for all licensees.
  • Designed, developed, and oversaw production of all packaging (shoe boxes, shoe bags, tissue paper, shoe hangers)
  • Traveled abroad to factories in Asia to oversee footwear and packaging development.
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Graphic Design / Computer Graphics
17

Lead Graphic Designer

  • Designed in-store & online print & social media advertisements.
  • Developed special program signage.
  • Anticipated project needs, while working to meet tight deadlines.
  • Created stylized photography & edited for over 300 sku's weekly.
  • Coordinated website changes & social media updates.
  • Worked closely with a team of designers to ensure overall brand cohesiveness.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
8
months
at this job
Graduated: 2005
Product Design
Graphic Design
18

Graphic Designer

  • Designed ads, flyers, special sections, brochures, posters, charity pamphlets, logos and business cards for multiple publications
  • Assembled production layout
  • Processed budgeting, funding and reimbursement from manufacturers
  • Coordinated fundraising events such as United Way of Central Ohio
  • One-on-one client interaction from project start to finish
  • Wrote, edited and critiqued editorial news/entertainment stories
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
8
years
at this job
Graphic Design Studies
19

Office Manager/graphic Designer

Oversaw magazine subscriptions: keeping track of payment, new subscriptions and the sending out of magazines.

  • Followed up on and resolved customer complaints.
  • Manage operation and maintenance of office equipment. Maintain appropriate quantities of business supplies.
  • As an office manager coordinated meetings between clients and staff.
  • Answered calls and routed accordingly
  • Created graphic designs to support company.
Candidate Info
2
months in
workforce
1
month
at this job
BS
Visual Arts
20

Production Coordinator & Graphic Designer

  • Facilitated and oversaw the printing and production of new titles as well as those to be reprinted.
  • Developed and produced marketing material and company collateral.
  • Coordinated with multiple vendors in North America, South America and Asia.
  • Acted as layout designer working on overflow from creative department.
  • Managed and updated database driven E-commerce site.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
10
months
at this job
BFA
Visual Communications
Advertising

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