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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

  • Designed posters, flyers, & web/tv advertisements for Purdue campus events from creation to completion
  • Managed project deadlines and communicate/present to marketing, averaging over 50 initiatives per semester
  • Cooperated with PSUB marketing committee on designs for re-branding and creative marketing initiatives
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Visual Communications Design
22

Graphic Designer, Significant Productions

Significant Productions produced primarily family history videos (interviews with individuals about their life). It closed in 2007. It was a subsidiary of Strata-G.

  • Created company ID including: logo, business cards, letterhead, DVD labeling, website and production tag.
  • Created artwork and animation for various projects.
  • Provided video editing, videography, photography, photo adjustment and scanning as needed.
  • Performed web searches and other research (old newspapers and photos) as needed.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
AAS
Associate of Applied Science
AAS
Video Production Technology
23

Graphic Designer, Prepress Manager and Art Manager Assistant

Responsible for the weekly layout of four Hispanic newspapers.

  • Redesigned new image of newspapers from banners to font and cover layout, as well as weekly new cover for the newspaper.
  • Responsible for coordination of two newspapers process ready for the press chop every day for ten different zones in all Houston
  • Managed and coordinated pre-press production and final design for newspaper covers.
  • Employee of the year, 2009
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
MA
Fine Arts & Graphic Design
24

Graphic Designer

  • Designed advertisements for upcoming school events such as flyers and posters.
  • Created designs used in marketing.
  • Developed designs for various departments.
  • Prepared basic pre-print work.
Candidate Info
10
months in
workforce
3
months
at this job
AS
Graphic Design
BA
Graphic Design
25

Jr. Web Developer/ Jr. Graphic Designer

  • Downloaded, organized and uploaded time-sensitive material to website
  • Documented and tested content for proper security and access privileges
  • Ensured cross-browser compatibility and resolved bugs where required
  • Met with supervisor to discuss design and development for company newsletter
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
AAS
Interactive Media Design
BA
Media And Communications
26

Principal, Graphic Designer / Web Development

Responsible for the design and development of client webpages, logos, posters, magazine, including new media (facebook layouts, etc).

  • Created mobile friendly apps, email blast layouts while demonstrating excellent eye for color, composition, type, and detail.
  • Developed, updated and coded website templates, (images, wording, color, determined size and arrangement of designs). Prepared JQuery slides, transform websites to live websites (File Transfer Protocol-FTP).
  • Online marketing, SEM (Search Engine Marketing), SEO (Search Engine Optimization), determine specs for advertising layout, created email blast, video integration. Preparing blur status updates for business on a daily basis.
  • Purchase domain, host accounts for clients.
  • Prepared and created power point presentations, templates slides, organize presentations for print.
  • Prepared expense reports, budgets, invoices, mass mailings, organization charts, contracts, memos, prepare meeting minutes, manage documents needing signature, documented excel master spread sheets information on a daily basis.
  • Strong creative ability with a diversity of style appropriate to a mix of projects, unique solutions, and flawless high quality execution.
  • Manage solo, multiple projects, worked as part of team, met project deadlines, presented final layouts to clients for approval, developed graphic design concepts.
Candidate Info
30
years in
workforce
21
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
HS
Medical Terminology
MS
Engineering Graphic Designer
27

Graphic Designer

  • Chief Graphic Designer & Strategist for client base of 80+ relationships across Lifestyle, Beauty, & Fashion brands
  • Consulted clients on thematic marketing campaigns which require print, digital, or social media design elements
  • Worked with sales team to design new business proposal decks for prospective clients
  • Created social media imagery for internal and client use via Instagram and Facebook
  • Actively designed corporate event invitations, promotional mailers, image mock ups, client review materials and recaps leveraging the Adobe Creative Suite
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
5
months
at this job
BS
Marketing, Graphic Design, Interactive & Advertising Art
28

Graphic Designer

  • Design catalogs and printed marketing materials for promotion of Recorded Books’ products to Libraries
  • Create original designs for book covers for titles published by Recorded Books
  • Generate base art and organize multiple-sized versions from Recorded Books’ cover files created for printing for transfer to web platform
  • Collect bids for printing commercially printed catalogs and marketing materials
  • Assign projects to printers and oversee all communications with printers
  • Manage printing schedules for the six Marketing divisions at Recorded Books
Candidate Info
23
years in
workforce
10
years
at this job
AAS
Graphic Arts, Gpa 352 / 40
29

Motion Graphic Designer

  • Developing motion graphics content for broadcasting
  • Completed video & media projects in coordination with staff, crew and producer.
  • Designed graphical templates and three-dimensional art assets.
  • Performed technical editorial functions.
  • Executed high level of proficiency and artistry.
  • Developing final structure and writing scripts for video and animation
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
AS
Fine Arts | Multimedia Design

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