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Include These Graphic Designer Skills
- Using HTML coding for e-mail invitations and announcements
- Strong creativity and mastery of a variety of graphic design software
- Experience producing brochures, advertisements, and newsletters
See below for two sample cover letters for a Graphic Designer position.
Example 1: Graphic Designer
Dear Ms. Veronica Stone:
Having elevated the performance and profitability of diverse organizations through expert alignment of innovative Interactive Graphic Design & marketing strategies, I am writing to offer your company 10 years of experience in creative development/leadership of promotional campaigns.
Currently a Freelance Graphic Design professional, I offer a proven ability to conduct creative analysis and design best-fit solutions for multi-faceted campaigns including interactive media, web design, digital photo manipulation and web development. I’ve assisted clients from all backgrounds and industries to design and implement thoughtful and impactful Branding tools to help grow their business.
I am adept at listening to client’s needs, then analyzing and implementing the best designed solution. Please accept this letter and enclosed resume as an introduction to my skills and background. For a more detailed presentation of my offerings, feel free to contact me at your earliest convenience to schedule a conference. Thank you in advance for your consideration and I look forward to our conversation.
Example 2: Senior Graphic Designer
Dear Mr. Jason Butler:
I am an innovative and accomplished Senior Multimedia (Graphic & Web) Design professional with experience providing comprehensive coordination of all product development activities from research to market. With a technically strong background in web development, marketing strategy, and graphic design, I offer more than 10 years of expertise and visible leadership.
I have the ability to determine and correct overall website cohesiveness, functionality, and appearance of elements such as navigation tools, page layouts, images, Flash, and form elements in order to increase user experience and drive overall revenues. In addition, I offer innovative and creative design experience. I am now looking for an opportunity to join your team as a Senior Graphic Designer.
Examples of key achievements include:
Enhanced customer satisfaction by creating an easy-to-use, highly intuitive web site based on user specifications.
Increased client’s overall business presence, designed various components for rich media websites such as user interfaces, navigation systems, buttons, and video content.
Executed innovative design ideas for magazine or brochure layouts and print media.
Optimized company’s marketing collateral with a new modern design, resulting in increased business volume.
Strong background in developing and executing branding materials for print, online, and marketing materials.
For a more detailed presentation of my skills and background, please review the enclosed resume and feel free to contact me at your earliest convenience. Thank you in advance for your consideration and I look forward to your call.