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Layout Artists create visual designs by assembling components. Essential duties seen on a Layout Artist example resume are collecting images and visual styles, laying out designs after approval, making necessary changes based on client suggestions, and assisting other members of the team in assembling the final layout. Employers select resumes displaying skills such as artistic talent, drawing skills, customer service orientation, deadline management, and knowledge of current graphic design trends. A Bachelor’s Degree in graphic design or fine arts is required to be hired as a Layout Artist.

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Layout Artist/production Coordinator, Design Division

[company name] is a printing company with offset and digital capabilities offering full service fulfillment, mailing and direct mail.

Responsible for the production of printed and online newsletters, magazines, and conference materials for companies and organizations such as Alexian Brothers Medical Center, American Bar Association, Resurrection Medical Center, American Society of Safety Engineers, Emergency Nurses Association, Hewitt Associates, and Sears.

  • Consistently recognized for completing large projects in less time than estimated, thereby increasing profits by approximately 25%
  • Identified errors in billing system involving charges for alterations which resulted in increasing billing by approximately 10%
  • Completed multiple projects with quick turnarounds while working on long-term assignments
  • Responsible for assigning production work to layout artists and coordinating with designers on jobs that required both layout and design increasing workflow and cost efficiency
  • Recommended scheduling of overtime or shift changes and the use of freelancers when necessary in order to meet strict deadlines
  • Met with clients on large or long-term projects, and my attention to detail and clear communication with clients were factors in sustaining major accounts
  • Wrote standard operating procedures to ensure quality before transferring files to prepress or to vendors via FTP
Candidate Info
33
years in
workforce
12
years
at this job
2

Catalog Layout Artist

  • Worked with an established team to create custom designs and products to brand schools and businesses.
  • Coordinated with an expert sales teams to meet the needs of every client in a high volume and fast pace manner.
  • Layout designs and products in high volume accordingly while meeting strict fast paced deadlines.
  • Helped raise $10 million for schools across the United States during first year of employment.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
3

Layout Artist

Designed promotion and information print pieces such as scientific posters,
medical conference invitations, prescription drug brochures, and symposium newsletters.

  • Creation of new website layouts for upcoming pharmaceutical drug education presentations.
  • Assisted Creative Director in conceptualizing designs for upcoming projects.
  • Redrew graphics and charts for medical journal entries.
  • Coded new bi-monthly pharmaceutical e-newsletter and news website for online members.
  • Updated and corrected any print or web pieces prior to publication.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
4
months
at this job
BFA
Graphic Design
4

Layout Artist

  • Designed layout templates for fashion industry utilizing Adobe InDesign
  • Delivered finished files ready to print optmizing their settings
  • Created mockups of catalogues and magazines to assess final
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
4
months
at this job
BA
Graphic Design
Progress
Technology Education
5

Freelance Book Designer and Layout Artist

  • Translated the directions of clients to produce designs that fulfill their objectives.
  • Implemented book and catalog designs and layouts using Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and Indesign.
  • Managed multiple books from manuscript through design and layout to final printer files staying within budgets and deadlines.
Candidate Info
22
years in
workforce
12
years
at this job
BFA
Photography
Art
6

Layout Artist

Hand-render and design layouts for product advertising.

  • Graphic designed catalogue covers for clients such as [company name], Handsome Rewards, and Gavalins.
  • Prepared and organized files for printing catalogue covers.
  • Assisted supervisor in office tasks.
Candidate Info
79
years in
workforce
8
years
at this job
7

Freelance Background Layout Artist

  • Background Layouts and Prop Design
  • Layout Revision and Clean up
  • Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Microsoft Office
  • Scholastic art Portfolio silver award for submitted portfolio (2005)
  • Scholastic American visions Award for product design (2005)
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
months
at this job
BFA
Illustration
8

Production Layout Artist

Create and develop new design themes for collateral materials, collaborating with design teams to define client needs and fulfill project scopes, on time, on task and on budget.

  • Design graphic art, implementing design strategies in creating product and package design theme and layouts for an international-recognized Design company.
  • Explore colors, textures and mediums in creating new themes for upcoming product and package projects.
  • Establish and develop professional and meaningful relationships with designers, translators and vendors, ensuring long-term relationships and ongoing collaboration in the future.
  • Developed a deep understanding and expertise of pre-press processes, especially while working under fast-paced deadlines.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BFA
Graphic Design
9

Layout Artist / Sales / Reporter

  • Reporting duties to include taking photographs, interviewing local dignitaries, authority figures and members of the public.
  • Typing articles and laying out pages within deadline, using MS Publisher, Corel-Draw and Photoshop.
  • Migrating the newspaper from entirely black and white to color, taking care of every technical aspect and liaising with the company's printing service.
  • Remodelling the front cover to generate a potential $500 per week, in advertisements, that was previously unavailable.
  • Producing a Media Guide, an Advertising Agreement and a Focus Group questionnaire from scratch, for use by potential advertising customers.
  • Implementing an automated mailing and subscription database, giving dramatic time-savings during routine subscription enquiries.
  • Cultivating relations with potential and existing advertisers to improve advertising revenues.
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
HS
Sciences
C
Computer Studies
10

Layout Artist

  • Use of typography and general design to layout variety of signage per customer specs (Illustrator/Photoshop)
  • Send proof to customer, make revisions as needed (Outlook)
  • Approved design file inspected in preflight for correct color, size, and digital quality (Onyx RIP)
  • Ensure quality during printing process
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
4
months
at this job
BA
Graphic Design

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