Creative Director resume example with 9+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,

Natural entertainer with passion for working with crowds. Versatile tech-savvy performer with history of engaging and delighting audiences and informal groups. Memorizes scripts, names and company promotions and improvises with ease.

  • Design Background
  • Project Management Expertise
  • Strategic Communications
  • Television Promotion
  • Budget Adherence
  • Creative Team Collaboration
  • Team Development
  • Contract Negotiation
  • Marketing Leadership
  • Graphic Arts Design
  • Visual Product Development
  • Facebook Applications
  • Studio Management
  • Training & Development
  • Critical Thinking
  • Basic Math
  • Reliable & Trustworthy
  • Team Building
  • People Skills
  • First Aid/CPR
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Team Management
  • Planning & Organizing
  • Flexible Schedule
01/2020 to Current Creative Director Chewy | Belton, MO,
  • Led creative team meetings to share ideas and bring actionable plans to fruition.
  • Provided direction and supervision for team of art directors and designers.
  • Lead and directed design and production teams for multiple projects, creating unique designs within required timelines.
  • Set department quality standards and directed daily operations.
  • Managed writers, artists, designers and project managers with hands-on approach to successfully accomplish daily work and special projects.
  • Developed budget and negotiated contracts and quotes to ensure projects were completed within financial constraints.
  • Trained and mentored subordinates, and monitored performance in key areas.
  • Coordinated art and design needs for recording artists, management companies and internal departments.
  • Directed implementation of improved work methods and procedures to achieve agency objectives.
  • Oversaw storyboard development for television projects.
  • Prepared art for printing by marking up layouts and writing final instructions.
  • Maintained in-depth and current knowledge of emerging industry trends
  • Approved art layouts, copy design and illustrative work for publication.
  • Successfully resolved range of complex artistic development issues.
11/2019 to Current Stand-Up Comedian Self Employed Writer | City, STATE,
  • Hosted shows and engaged guests on and off stage.
  • Entertained and hosted guests informally throughout facility between shows and events.
  • Memorized scripts, delivered in-person company promotions and assisted in guest service events.
  • Prompted spontaneous crowd interaction and drew increasingly large groups of people.
  • Delivered high-energy, family-friendly and adult-oriented shows multiple times daily.
  • Connected with groups in diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds and ages.
  • Demonstrated strong computer skills and supported performances with audio-visual and music setup.
  • Assisted in show production and in maintenance of costumes, wardrobes and props.
  • Posed for pictures with guests and excelled at improvisation and story-telling.
  • Worked successfully with diverse group of coworkers to accomplish goals and address issues related to our products and services.
  • Juggled multiple projects and tasks to ensure high quality and timely delivery.
  • Prioritized and organized tasks to efficiently accomplish service goals.
  • Demonstrated self-reliance by meeting and exceeding workflow needs.
  • Demonstrated leadership by making improvements to work processes and helping to train others.
  • Motivated and encouraged team members to communicate more openly and constructively with each other.
  • Exceeded customer satisfaction by finding creative solutions to problems.
12/2012 to Current Freelance Musician Self Employed Services | City, STATE,
  • Played variety of music with broad stylistic range and improvisatory flexibility to engage guests and deliver entertainment.
  • Performed with orchestras, symphonies, choirs and bands.
  • Interpreted and modified music to personalize each performance.
  • Performed as soloist with choir in addition to serving as member of the percussion section.
  • Performed both a capella and with up to a 100 person musical accompaniment to audiences of countless guests
  • Collaborated with other musicians to plan rehearsals and performances.
  • Developed strong interpersonal skills to deal with different personalities.
  • Adapted to new songs, concepts and arrangements quickly and professionally.
  • Played variety of music with broad stylistic range and improvisatorial flexibility.
  • Traveled, sometimes great distances, to perform at venues and rehearsed to prepare for performances.
  • Identified mistakes made by other musicians and corrected problems.
  • Expressed musical themes through tempo, phrasing, volume and dynamics.
  • Traveled to various locations throughout the United States for performances.
  • Closely followed musical notation and conductor's instructions.
  • Performed in front of live audiences on television and as part of theater productions.
  • Chose music appropriate to specific performance requirements.
  • Provided accompaniment for church choirs and other musicians participating in worship.
  • Auditioned for positions in orchestras, choruses, bands and other types of music groups.
  • Played multiple instruments for variety of religious services.
  • Wrote songs with a 5 person group.
  • Played different musical instruments to accompany and complement praise teams.
  • Sight-read difficult music accurately and at tempo as accompanist during auditions.
  • Selected pieces for concerts.
  • Instructed performers on history, fundamentals and appreciation of different music styles .
Education and Training
Expected in | Musical Theater Illinois Central College, East Peoria, GPA:
Expected in | Youth Ministry Christian Life College, Mount Prospect, GPA:
  • Winner of 1st Annual Crusen's (Creve Coeur) Comedy Competition
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School Attended

  • Illinois Central College
  • Christian Life College

Job Titles Held:

  • Creative Director
  • Stand-Up Comedian
  • Freelance Musician


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