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Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

Deadline-driven Art Director and Graphic Designer focused on overseeing projects from concept through final delivery. Successfully creates brand messages, strategies and key graphic productions. Resourceful and hardworking with vendor sourcing expertise and empowering leadership skills illustrated over 20 years of industry success.

Skills
  • Photography composition
  • Digital imagery
  • Logo design
  • Production layouts
  • Digital design
  • Organization
  • Problem resolution
  • MS Office
  • Project organization
  • Graphic design
  • PC and Mac platforms
  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • Image manipulation
  • Team management
  • Process improvement
  • Budgets
  • Supervision
Work History
Art Director|Graphic Designer|Production Artist, 10/2009 to Current
Wunderman ThompsonMinneapolis, MN,
  • Conceptualized and developed graphics products for industries including publishing, medical education and healthcare communications.
  • Used Adobe Creative Suite to create images and layouts for over 1,000 projects.
  • Developed creative design for marketing packages, including print materials, brochures, banners and signs.
  • Designed graphics for websites, logos and promotions for marketing purposes.
  • Maintained excellent attendance record, consistently arriving to work on time.
  • Worked with clients to understand needs and provide excellent service.
  • Saved client's money by implementing cost-saving initiatives that addressed long-standing problems.
Art Director, 01/2007 to 09/2009
Wunderman ThompsonChicago, IL,
  • Developed artistic visual products while working within defined technical constraints.
  • Contributed to creative process through original ideas and inspiration.
  • Collaborated with production on task list creation to meet overall project goals on time.
  • Anticipated design issues and proved to be proactive in developing effective solutions.
  • Carefully prepared all design layouts into prepress files for offset and digital printing.
  • Developed art and design concepts.
Art Director, 08/2003 to 12/2006
AcquiaNew York, NY,
  • Contributed to creative process through original ideas and inspiration.
  • Collaborated with production on task list creation to meet overall project goals on time.
  • Researched industry trends and evaluated competitive products.
  • Anticipated design issues and proved to be proactive in developing effective solutions.
  • Carefully prepared all design layouts into prepress files for offset and digital printing.
  • Improved quality standards of company's digital printing process by effectively using Adobe CC.
  • Developed art and design concepts.
  • Learned new software packages in addition to traditional art methods.
Creative Director, 07/2001 to 05/2003
MPE Communications, Inc.City, STATE,
  • Evaluated and contributed to creative team ideas and translated into actionable project plans.
  • Recruited, hired and trained top candidates with eye for performance.
  • Negotiated vendor contracts and services to meet budget requirements.
  • Oversaw, guided and coached designers.
  • Developed high-impact creative projects from concept to completion, including trailers and promotional content for company campaigns.
  • Planned art and design requirements for artists, management, and internal teams.
  • Evaluated and approved image retouch work, mechanicals and art proofs to deliver quality results.
  • Revamped work strategies and processes to accomplish agency objectives.
  • Researched industry trends and evaluated competitive products.
  • Preserved branding standards of assigned accounts.
  • Managed all art and office supply needs for art department.
  • Carefully prepared all design layouts into prepress files for offset and digital printing.
  • Developed artistic visual products while working within defined technical constraints.
  • Anticipated design issues and proved to be proactive in developing effective solutions.
  • Collaborated with production on task list creation to meet overall project goals on time.
  • Contributed to creative process through original ideas and inspiration.
Education
Certificate of Graduation: Computer Graphics, Expected in
Design On Disk - Teaneck, NJ,
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Certificate of Graduation: Commercial Art And Design, Expected in
School of Advertising Art - Bloomfield, NJ,
GPA:
Certificate of Graduation: Professioinal Career Photography, Expected in
Germain School of Photography - New York, NY,
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School Attended

  • Design On Disk
  • School of Advertising Art
  • Germain School of Photography

Job Titles Held:

  • Art Director|Graphic Designer|Production Artist
  • Art Director
  • Art Director
  • Creative Director

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  • Certificate of Graduation
  • Certificate of Graduation
  • Certificate of Graduation

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