freelance illustrator resume example with 7+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - - -

Freelance illustrator with 4+ years of experience.

- I have either designed, colored, or illustrated for 4 different books/book covers.

- I have 1+ years of experience commissioning digital artwork online.

- I have been employed as an art teacher for beginner-level students at EDGE performance arts studio

- I have been employed as a vocal coach for beginner-level students at EDGE performance arts studio.

- I have volunteered as a child caretaker at El Dorado Victory Church for 7+ years.

- I have 5+ years of experience as a free-lance child care taker.

  • Client-focused service
  • Assisting production
  • Diverse student populations
  • Schedule creation
  • Providing solutions
  • Social development
  • Behavior management techniques
  • Creative arts talent
  • Age-appropriate activities
  • Housekeeping abilities
  • Safety understanding
  • Lesson plan development
  • Art styles and techniques
  • Digital illustration
  • Relationship development
  • Conceptual graphics
  • Branding techniques
  • Breathing optimization
  • Feedback skills
  • Vocal techniques
  • Basic vocal technique
  • Lesson planning
  • Performance direction
  • Private voice lessons
  • Classroom instruction
06/2018 to 06/2020
Freelance Illustrator Paperless Post New York, NY,
  • Improved customer satisfaction by finding creative solutions to problems.
  • Handled all delegated tasks, including concept work, story boarding, line art, coloring, and rendering.
  • Provided excellent service and attention to customers when face-to-face or through phone conversations.
  • Worked closely with team members to deliver project requirements, develop solutions and meet deadlines.
  • Transformed artistic concepts into characters, environments and other objects to reflect artist's vision.
01/2013 to 04/2020
Childcare Worker Archdiocese Of San Antonio Kerrville, TX,
  • Improved group and individual behavior with positive management strategies.
  • Balanced schedules to provide optimal rest, play and educational periods.
  • Developed and implemented lesson plans based on ages and abilities of class children.
  • Secured indoor and outdoor premises to protect children under care.
  • Helped prepare meals, snacks and refreshments for children, accounting for individual dietary needs and restrictions.
  • Discussed new developments, misbehavior and concerns with parents or guardians.
  • Regulated children's schedules to balance rest, learning and play.
  • Delivered exceptional care to groups of children between ages >1 years and 12 years.
  • Enforced rules to teach manners and maintain safe environment.
  • Aided in caring for up to 40 children ranging in age from 7 to 12.
  • Led children in tidying up, handwashing and appropriate interpersonal behavior to teach responsibility.
  • Organized and planned age-appropriate lessons involving reading, crafts, music and movement.
  • Used techniques such as positive reinforcement and behavior modeling to instill discipline in children.
  • Incorporated music and art activities to encourage creativity and expression.
  • Kept children safe and secure at all times.
  • Engaged groups of culturally diverse children in creative, safe and focused setting.
  • Provided nurturing and appropriate environment for children ranging in age from >1 years to 12 years.
  • Maintained organized and clean classroom and work areas.
  • Assisted children in development of social, communication and problem-solving skills.
01/2019 to 01/2020
Vocal Coach Distinctive Schools Redford, MI,
  • Noted successes and struggles and gave helpful feedback to students, families and producers.
  • Utilized creative approaches to solve performance issues.
  • Broadened approach and improved teaching by completing training courses.
  • Mentored individual students effectively by taking creative approach.
  • Provided private instruction to amateur performers.
  • Gathered needed materials such as music and props for daily class instruction as well as performances.
  • Offered personalized instruction tailored to individual and group needs.
  • Helped students appreciate arts with instructional and immersive techniques.
  • Instructed students basic vocal techniques, projection skills and breathing strategies.
  • Maintained students' progress by evaluating and adjusting strategies.
  • Developed handouts, study materials and quizzes.
  • Engaged students and made lessons entertaining to hold interest and encourage learning.
01/2018 to 01/2019
Art Teacher EDGE Performance Arts Studio City, STATE,
  • Implemented diversified curriculum to meet student performance goals.
  • Managed student behavior in classroom with appropriate behavior strategies.
  • Designed lesson plans and modified according to student progress.
  • Planned, prepared and delivered instructional activities related to various art mediums.
  • Encouraged student creativity with motivation, positive feedback and constructive criticism.
  • Created positive educational climate to promote student learning.
  • Stocked classroom with art supplies.
  • Earned positive feedback from parents regarding classroom instruction and student learning success.
  • Led groups of youth in discovery exercises and offered personalized support to individuals in need of extra assistance.
  • Developed lesson plans to teach course materials according to schedule.
Education and Training
Expected in to to
: English Composition
South Arkansas University, Tech. - East Camden, AR
Expected in to to
: English Literature
South Arkansas University, Tech. - East Camden, AR
Expected in to to
High School Diploma:
Victory Christian School - Camden, AR

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School Attended

  • South Arkansas University, Tech.
  • South Arkansas University, Tech.
  • Victory Christian School

Job Titles Held:

  • Freelance Illustrator
  • Childcare Worker
  • Vocal Coach
  • Art Teacher


  • Some College (No Degree)
  • Some College (No Degree)
  • High School Diploma

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