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Tattoo Artists apply permanent designs on their clients' bodies by injecting ink under skin layer using needles. Typical sample resumes for Tattoo Artists describe duties like advising clients on choosing suitable tattoos, maintaining a safe and hygienic working environment, sterilizing equipment, and presenting portfolios to clients. Based on our selection of example resumes, the most sought-after qualities in a Tattoo Artist are artistic ability, manual dexterity, attention to details, sterilizing methods expertise, and good communication and interpersonal skills. No formal education is necessary for this job, but licensure is required in most states.

11

Tattoo Artist

Draw, Design & apply various images on clientele with permanent ink and machines.

  • Sterilization of equipment using autoclave and hyper-sonic cleaning machines.
  • Develop good relations with clients to satisfy their needs as a customer.
  • Answering phone calls, replying to emails and managing a calendar schedule for optimum time efficiency.
  • Review digital x-ray images on a computer monitor for the purposes of identifying defects. Program CPU with proper software.
  • Maintain a current and ever changing portfolio.
  • Basic shop duties including cleaning, mopping, etc.
  • Knowledge of bloodborne pathogens and how to safely prevent any cross contamination.
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
AS
Fine Art
12

Tattoo Artist

Pricks skin of patron, using needled electric tool that inserts indelible nontoxic pigment into skin to form decorative or ornamental design: Shaves area to receive tattoo and washes it, using germicidal soap.

  • Presses charcoal-coated stencil, draws design, or traces pattern of design onto skin of patron, to mark outline of design.
  • Dips needles of tool into colored pigment solution and presses needles into skin to insert indelible pigment into skin following outline of design.
  • Applies sterile dressing to area.
  • Mixes nontoxic colored pigments according to formula.
  • May draw original designs on paper, trace designs onto acetate sheet, and cut out design to form pattern or stencil, using stylus and knife.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
13

Tattoo Artist

Licensed tattoo artist for 10 years

  • Vast amount of working experience in providing customer service
  • Familiarity with tattoo equipment and products
  • Ability to build and maintain good relationships with clients
  • Ability to turn clients' ideas into reality
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks
Candidate Info
18
years in
workforce
13
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
14

Tattoo Artist

Artist - Use materials such as pens and ink, or computer software to create tattoo artwork.

  • Integrate and develop visual elements, such as line, space, mass, color, and perspective, to produce desired effects, such as the illustration of ideas, emotions, or moods.
  • Customer Service - Confer with clients regarding art designs
  • Stocking - Stock merchandise in appropriate areas.
  • Answer Phones - Provide cheerful and polite customer service via phones and answered questions.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
6
months
at this job
Education
15

Tattoo Artist

Inserted indelible nontoxic pigment into skin in order to form decorative and ornamental design.

  • Shaved area to receive tattoo and washed it, using germicidal soap.
  • Pressed charcoal-coated stencil and drew design.
  • Traced pattern of design onto skin of patron in order to mark outline of design.
  • Applied sterile dressing to area.
  • Sterilized needles in steam-heated cabinet.
  • Mixed nontoxic colored pigments according to formula.
  • Adjusted and repaired needled electric tool, using hand-tools.
  • Traced designs onto acetate sheet and cut out design to form pattern and stencil, using stylus and knife.
Candidate Info
17
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
16

Tattoo Artist and Piercer

Worked 1on1 with customers

  • Assisted in designing of tattoo's
  • Answered phone
  • Tattooed multipule customers a day
  • Audited business sales at end of the day
  • Made nightly deposits
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
8
years
at this job
17

Self Contracted Tattoo Artist, Studio

Office management operations, including account management, employee payroll, inventory management, and social media maintenance.

  • Staff management operations, including scheduling, communication with artists clientele, coordinating travel for other artists, and providing coverage during outages
  • Artistic duties including customer consultation (original and corrective work), design creation, adherence to legal and medical standards of tattoo implementation, utilization of autoclaving sterilization equipment and providing appropriate aftercare direction
  • Maintaining State Licensing and Blood Borne Pathogens certification
  • Designing a variety of promotional products such as t-shirts, stickers, signs, and accessories
  • Creating and maintaining advertising accounts by communicating with local and national radio, internet, and print media outlets
  • Providing tattooing services at national conventions, while attending lectures on historical preservation, healthy policy updates, and marketing
Candidate Info
27
years in
workforce
12
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
18

Licensed Tattoo Artist

I have tattooed in Oklahoma for the last 4 years

  • Staying current on CPR, First Aid and bloodborne pathogens
  • Sterilization of complete room for client safety
  • Interacting with different personality types and backgrounds
  • Attention to detail in drawing with precision and concentration on moving canvas
  • Listening and clearly communicating client needs
  • Effective planning to ensure quality outcome of lifetime commitment
Candidate Info
21
years in
workforce
10
years
at this job
19

Tattoo Artist

Responsible for coaching and developing apprentices

  • Responsible for running the shop in the absence of the Owner
  • Build and Maintain relationships with clients
  • Create designs in the best interest of the client and to their statisfaction
  • Successfully manage time to meet the needs of the clients and the business
  • Promote and Self-Source Client Base
  • All custom designs
Candidate Info
20
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BFA
Bachelor of Fine Arts
20

Tattoo Artist

Meet with clients to discuss details of requested tattoos such as, placement, size, color, etc.

  • Schedule appointments
  • Collect payments
  • Perform proper sanitation, sterilization, and disposal of biohazard materials
  • Maintain good customer service
  • Follow-up with customers regarding aftercare of tattoos
Candidate Info
19
years in
workforce
14
years
at this job

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