art director resume example with 7 years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,

Creative and innovative Art Director with proven history with public relations and advertising firms. Directs and drives visual and artistic elements in productions and media campaigns and supervises graphic designers. Collaborates with project directors, understands creative vision and models, and leads visual design of project before submitting designs to director.

  • CorelDraw
  • GIF animations
  • Studio management
  • High and low poly modeling
  • Traditional fine art skills
  • Digital illustration
  • Watercolor
  • Superb attention to detail
  • Design troubleshooting
  • Adobe PhotoShop
  • Superior organizational skills
  • Special effects and restoration
  • Graphic arts design
  • Magazine print design and illustration
  • Media Master Professional
05/2015 to Current Art Director Surveymonkey | Dallas, TX,
  • Designed new on-brand visual elements to effectively convey concepts and messaging.
  • Mentored artists on quality standards and improvements.
  • Collaborated with creative design team to complete projects on tight deadlines.
  • Maintained in-depth and current knowledge of emerging industry trends
  • Worked closely with team members to deliver project requirements, develop solutions and meet deadlines.
  • Successfully resolved range of complex artistic development issues.
08/2015 to 12/2015 Gallery Assistant Metropolitan State University Of Denver | Denver, CO,
  • Ran front desk of high-traffic gallery to ensure admission payments and visitor safety.
  • Discussed philosophy of gallery, educating visitors on roster of artists and objective of illustrations.
  • Fielded incoming phone calls and solicited information on artists and upcoming events.
  • Participated in art fairs and attended special events.
  • Acted as liaison between artists and gallery facilitators.
  • Organized artist files and archival materials in database.
  • Managed art gallery's information technology and computer systems to monitor event communication and advertisements.
  • Tracked attendance, supervised volunteers and greeted guests at all museum events.
01/2015 to 09/2015 Photography Intern Spencer Gifts, Llc | Fayetteville, GA,
  • Collaborated with clients to plan shoots and boost satisfaction with photos.
  • Cropped, manipulated and performed color balance for final images.
  • Photographed special events, parties and portraits.
  • Defined image requirements and planned photographic events.
  • Coordinated and completed photoshoots for individuals, families and small groups.
  • Uploaded digital images for editing, archiving, and electronic transmission.
  • Edited digital images lightly or with advanced techniques to create desired effects.
08/2014 to 01/2015 Photography Intern Spencer Gifts, Llc | Federal Way, WA,
  • Assisted imaging team members with product styling, prep and post production.
  • Purchased materials and props for photo shoots to enhance products and appearance of subjects.
  • Consulted with clients to define project goals, locations and equipment needs.
  • Managed digital archives of photographs, organized files and protected against loss.
  • Selected optimal locations, equipment and photography techniques based on assignment needs.
  • Edited digital images lightly or with advanced techniques to create desired effects.
Education and Training
Expected in 05/2015 Bachelor of Arts | Photography School of Visual Arts, New York, NY GPA:
  • Study Abroad Scholarship Recipient
  • Completed coursework in Photography, Art and Performance Art
  • Dissertation: Utram Bibis? Aquam an undam? What are you drinking, the water or the wave?
  • Major in Photography
Expected in 07/2015 Bachelor of Arts | Photography London College of A Communications, London, GPA:

Exchange student in London

Various Art Exhibitions

Collaboration with the National Gallery

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School Attended

  • School of Visual Arts
  • London College of A Communications

Job Titles Held:

  • Art Director
  • Gallery Assistant
  • Photography Intern
  • Photography Intern


  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Bachelor of Arts

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