art director resume example with 10+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,
Website, Portfolio, Profiles
Professional Summary

Industrious Creative Director offering proven success in bringing creative visions to fruition. Decisive manager committed to professional development and expert leadership of digital media marketing. Knowledgeable about e-commerce, social media (Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, TikTok, Pinterest, YouTube), digital media strategy and creative digital design. Proficient organizer, project leader and team builder with deep understanding of successful marketing strategies, using business management and scheduling tools like Meta Business Suite, Planoly and Preview.

  • Detail-Oriented & Deadline-Driven
  • Marketing Strategy Development
  • Social Media Campaigns / Social
  • Media Strategy
  • Campaign Performance Tracking
  • Online Presence Monitoring
  • Brand Development & Messaging
  • Content Curation
  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • Documentation proficiency
  • Written and verbal communication
  • Customer Focused
Work History
08/2019 to Current ART DIRECTOR Jpl Creative | New York, NY,
  • Run business primarily online (Ecommerce website), promoting and selling own original art and design in both traditional and modern mediums. Maintain all aspects of business including product ideation & development, creative direction, photography, marketing, content creation and curation, copy writing, and website design
  • Develop high-impact creative trailers and promotional content for campaigns from concept to completion
  • Podcast host of Slow Seasons since September 2022 (script-writing, recording and post-production)
  • On track to doubling business revenue annually
  • Research industry trends and evaluate competitive products
  • Develop targeted marketing and sales strategies to promote successful financial and creative outcomes
  • Manage social media and newsletter calendar, planning marketing strategies and community engagement
  • Monitor online brand presence and engage with users through key online platforms like Instagram and Facebook
  • Monitor and measure data analytics to implement course corrections
  • Use Adobe Creative Suite & Creative Cloud to scan and edit artwork and photographs, archive and organize digital files and create high quality art prints as well as digital marketing materials
  • Create pattern designs using variety of methods including hand-drawn elements, digitally drawn elements on Procreate and Adobe Illustrator
  • Consult with clients to discuss commission ideas and style preferences to create mutually agreeable project parameters
  • Cultivate relationships with other artists, designers and internal partners to develop positive rapport for future opportunities
  • Establish and maintain productive, professional working relationships to promote beneficial project results
10/2012 to Current CASE MANAGEMENT COORDINATOR Cvs Health | Vincennes, IN,
  • Oversee Year-End Bulletins for 7 different marketing channels, collaborating with key stakeholders across departments, working under tight deadlines to organize, coordinate and publish bulletins in timely manner; Streamlined process for Year-End Bulletins to facilitate simpler approach to project management for future years; Established templates for bulletin documents to create consistency across all marketing distributions to unify as one company and to increase approachability for end-user
  • Oversee Marketing Organizations Sales Channels and handle all Post Risk New Business processes (Underwriting Approval, Issue Requirements Received, and Post Risk Issue) to efficiently review and issue individual life insurance policies in timely manner
  • As a "Fall Fest" Charity Fundraiser Volunteer Staff Member of the company every year, I design marketing logos and flyers used in internal communications for our fundraising efforts, using Adobe Suite programs.
  • Industry knowledge of life insurance special concepts including Qualified Bonus Plans, Key Man Life Insurance Strategies, and Estate Planning Strategies
  • Consistently produce high quality work within 99-100% quality review accuracy
  • Run daily report of pending and in force 1035 money received
  • Work effectively in heavily cross-functional, fast-paced environment
  • Manage multiple tasks and meet time-sensitive deadlines
  • Prepare team communications, documentation and reports for office meetings, distribution and filing
  • Use Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint and other software tools to create documents and other communications
  • Complete paperwork, recognizing discrepancies and promptly addressing for resolution, creating Amendments and Endorsements
  • Independently review, evaluate and process New Business transactions. Communicate effectively with all customers including producers, field offices and external/internal parties.
08/2015 to 12/2018 FASHION MERCHANDISER Schwan's Company | Jefferson City, MO,
  • Ran jewelry Ecommerce business within online marketplace platform
  • Was among top 3 sellers in first month within sales team
  • Built loyal customer base through consistency and relationship-building skills
  • Drove client retention, managing engaging merchandise presentation to motivate impulse purchases
  • Monitored and analyzed sales records and consumer purchasing trends
  • Managed multiple social media marketing profiles
  • Solved customer challenges by offering relevant products and services
  • Increased sales by offering advice on purchases and promoting additional products
  • Implemented up-selling strategies such as recommending accessories and complementary purchases to boost revenue
  • Prepared interesting and innovative visual displays to grab customer interest and promote sales
  • Created digital images using various programs/platforms to build professional brand and maintain online presence
Expected in to to Bachelors of Fine Arts | Painting Otis College of Art And Design, Los Angeles, CA, GPA:
  • Concentration in Arts, Community and Teaching
  • Received the Ahmanson Scholarship
  • Dean's List
  • Continuing Education in Entrepreneurship
  • Relevant Coursework Completed: Marketing, Communications, Business, Professional Practices, Illustration, Photography (Traditional), Photo Lighting Techniques, Digital Media/Graphic Design, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Creative Writing
  • Participated in curating art exhibitions and group shows
Expected in to to Continuing Education | Entrepreneurship Santa Ana College, Santa Ana, CA, GPA:
  • Relevant Coursework Completed: Business Plan Development, Small Business Start-Ups, Business & Marketing
Expected in 04/2022 to to Continuing Education | Surface Pattern Design Surface Design Immersion With Bonnie Christine, , GPA:
  • Professional Development: Surface Pattern Design, Adobe Illustrator, Marketing, Digital Marketing, Entrepreneurship, Storytelling, Portfolio Development, Networking, Wholesale, Licensing
Expected in 04/2021 to to Continuing Education | Fine And Studio Arts Management Art To Print With Laurie Anne Gonzalez, , GPA:
  • Professional Development: Art Archiving, Studio Management, Printmaking, Photography (Digital), File Management, Photo Editing (Adobe Lightroom, Adobe Photoshop)
Expected in 06/2020 to to Continuing Education | Small Business Management, Entrepreneurship Making Art Work With Emily Jeffords, , GPA:
  • Continuing Education in Entrepreneurship, Digital Communications, Marketing, Digital Marketing, Branding, Brand Voice, Social Media Marketing, Consumer Behavior, Website Design, Storytelling, Customer Journey Mapping
  • Associate, Customer Service (ACS), LOMA - 11/2020
  • Fellow, Life Management Institute (FLMI) Level I Certificate, LOMA - 06/2019
Affiliations + Memberships
  • Flourish Member since 2022: Surface Pattern Design community led by designer Bonnie Christine
  • The Collective Member since 2020: Creative Entrepreneurship community led by artist/educator Emily Jeffords
  • WOMEN @ PL Member since 2020: aim to build a community within Pacific Life that attracts, retains and promotes diverse talent through engagement and empowerment of its members.
    Participated in a four-week discussion panel centered on Brené Brown’s bestselling book “Dare to Lead” in 2020.
  • Alliance for Latino/Hispanic Americans @ PL (ALAS @ PL) member since 2022: amplify diverse voices and serve as a connection base to enhance the visibility of Latino/LatinX/Hispanic employees at Pacific Life and empower their vast capabilities.
  • Asian American & Pacific Islanders @ PL (AAPI @ PL) member since 2022: Raise awareness of the diverse make-up and backgrounds of Asian American and Pacific Islander employees at Pacific Life by establishing a community for networking, building connections, and providing resources.

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School Attended

  • Otis College of Art And Design
  • Santa Ana College
  • Surface Design Immersion With Bonnie Christine
  • Art To Print With Laurie Anne Gonzalez
  • Making Art Work With Emily Jeffords

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  • Bachelors of Fine Arts
  • Continuing Education
  • Continuing Education
  • Continuing Education
  • Continuing Education

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