fine artist commissioned resume example with 6+ years of experience

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

Entrepreneurial Fine Artist highly skilled in creating unique paintings utilizing variety of innovative methods. Graphic artist who can collaborate with supervisors or teammates to produce high quality products that meet deadlines. Highly-motivated employee with desire to take on new challenges. Strong worth ethic, adaptability and exceptional interpersonal skills. Adept at working effectively unsupervised and quickly mastering new skills.

  • Graphic Arts Design
  • Composition
  • Magazine Print Design and Illustration
  • Photo Editing
  • Logo Creation
Education and Training
American InterContinental University Schaumburg, IL Expected in 05/2007 Bachelor of Arts : B.F.A. in Digital Design - GPA :
  • Graduated magna cum laude
  • 3.9 GPA
Vmly&R - Fine Artist Commissioned
Englewood Cliffs, NJ, 07/2020 - Current
  • Met with commission clients to gain agreement on artistic project goals, parameters and financial considerations.
  • Selected materials for use based on strength, color and texture.
  • Maintained and ordered adequate supply of materials, supplies and equipment.
  • Created series of rough sketches for review, revision and approval.
  • Prepped areas and set up supplies prior to beginning artistic sessions.
  • Fabricated patterns or templates to guide production.
  • Produced intricate pieces of art by using ink, watercolors, charcoal, oil, paints, pencils and computer software programs.
  • Applied learned color theory and lighting techniques into designs to add dimension and depth.
  • Integrated and developed visual elements to produce illustrations of ideas, emotions or moods.
Julie Bridges, Realtor - Photographer & Marketing Content Creator
City, STATE, 08/2019 - 06/2020
  • Cropped, manipulated and performed color balance for final images.
  • Utilized filters, edits and after-effects to enhance photos.
  • Planned and obtained original shots using innovative thinking and new techniques.
  • Saved and archived images and maintained master image library for future use.
  • Selected and adjusted subjects, equipment and lighting to achieve desired effects.
  • Generated interest for new and upcoming product and service releases by managing social media accounts.
FIMESHOW - Marketing Art Director
City, STATE, 02/2008 - 06/2009
  • Produced sketches and roughs to visualize ideas.
  • Brainstormed with boss and special project managers to provide unique concepts and designs.
  • Designed new on-brand visual elements to effectively convey concepts and messaging.
  • Translated marketing objectives into creative strategies, designs and plans.
  • Created custom illustrations or other graphic elements.
  • Leveraged proficiency in Adobe InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator to design email blasts, catalogs, posters, prospectus and other promotional materials.
  • Designed new, on-brand visual elements focusing on concept and messaging.
  • Generated digital image files for use in digital and traditional printing.
  • Selected colors and themes while adding functionality to create new designs.
  • Developed, designed, laid out and produced variety of technical illustrations for brochures, banners and signs.
  • Directed advertisement, banner and signage projects from concept to final delivery.
  • Worked with customers to present mockups and collect information for adjustments.
  • Used Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, and InDesign to create images and layouts.
  • Maintained company websites updating with new products and corporate announcements as necessary.
  • Reviewed final layouts, making improvements and suggestions as needed.
  • Created design concepts and sample layouts using knowledge of layout and design principles.
  • Produced projects for advertising and informational purposes.
  • Oversaw product design, print design and marketing collateral from concept to completion.
  • Determined size and layout of copy material and selected styles and size of fonts.
  • Fostered relationships with retail clients through effective communication, negotiation and collaboration.
  • Maintained company archive of collateral, previous project images or photos.
Nelson Publishing And Marketing - Junior Art Director
City, STATE, 08/2006 - 01/2008
  • Edited digital images lightly or with advanced techniques to create desired effects.
  • Managed digital archives of photographs, organized files and protected against loss.
  • Generated digital image files with Photoshop and Illustrator for use in digital and traditional printing.
  • Selected colors and themes while adding functionality to create new designs.
  • Reviewed final layouts, making improvements and suggestions as needed.
  • Produced computer-generated artwork to enhance articles and feature stories in technical journals and publications.
  • Created monthly cover art with coinciding cover story art
  • Maintained style standards and continuity through templates
  • Worked closely with Art Director and Pre-press manager to ensure a perfect finished product, including ad placement.
  • Used InDesign to layout and design two monthly trade magazines, working closely with the editors to achieve our goal by the deadline.
  • Utilized knowledge of typography to make adjustments as needed.
  • Featured in the Tutti I Colori del Mundo Art Exhibition, in the Mega Art Gallery in Rome, Italy
  • Commissioned by Mr. & Mrs. Ken and Kelly Kimball to design and paint "Derby Day".
  • Commissioned by Mrs. Amber Carpenter White to design and paint "Wasting Away Again in Margaritaville", "Peacock Portrait", and "Daughter with Bunny".
  • Commissioned by Mrs. Brandi Cummins to draw "Man in Black"
  • Commissioned by Lt. Col. Rachel Hussein to create a textured and painted mural in her home
  • Commissioned by Pastor Patrick Pillow to paint a watercolor portrait
  • Commissioned by Mrs. Karen Rogers to paint a watercolor portrait, "Connor"

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School Attended

  • American InterContinental University

Job Titles Held:

  • Fine Artist Commissioned
  • Photographer & Marketing Content Creator
  • Marketing Art Director
  • Junior Art Director


  • Bachelor of Arts

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