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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000, resumesample@example.com
Links
  • https://JessicaClaire.myportfolio.com
Professional Summary

Jessica Claire , BA Degree, with 15 years of experience creating and modifying media content utilizing a variety of web and graphics development tools. Extensive experience developing conceptual and technical graphics of varying degrees of complexity. Familiar with the development (creation, editing, reviewing, and finalization) of paged-based and frame-based technical manual line drawing illustrations as raster and vector-based graphics. Experience participating in peer reviews, Validations, Verifications, and Logistics Maintenance Demonstration events to ensure accuracy, usability, and compliance of IETM/ETM illustrations within contract requirements and associated specifications. Able to thrive in a fast-paced and dynamic environment with multiple deadlines. Excellent oral and written communication skills with the ability to prepare and present reports/presentations using MS Office products to coworkers, managers, and customers. Strong attention to detail and time management abilities. Excels working independently or as part of a team under minimal supervision.

Skills
  • Proficient with Creative Suite (Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, After Effects, Premiere), Adobe Acrobat
  • Professional, and MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Photo retouching and manipulation
  • Participating in content design and planning throughout development process
  • Researching, reviewing, understanding technical information
  • Drawings, interfacing with maintenance engineers and provisionary, and developing procedural illustrations for technical documentation
  • Populating media content into deliverables, incorporating external media such as audio, video, 2D/3D artwork, setting variables/parameters
  • Storyboard Creation
  • Social Media
  • Logo Design
  • Typography
  • Eye for detail
  • Creative Design Layouts with Custom Template Designs
Work History
01/2004 to Current Graphic Designer / Contract Freelance Contractor | City, STATE,
  • Met with customers to present mockups and collect information for adjustments.
  • Used Adobe Photoshop/Illustrator to create images and layouts.
  • Created designs for graphics and writing content layout for children's books and adult novels.
  • Development (creation, editing, reviewing, and finalization) of paged-based and frame-based technical manual line drawing illustrations as raster and vector-based graphics.
  • Created digital image files for use in digital and traditional printing methods.
  • Completed final touches for projects such as images sizes and font selection.
  • Developed print materials such as brochures, banners, and signs.
  • Populated media content into deliverables, incorporating external media such as audio, video, 2D/3D artwork, setting variables/parameters.
  • Applied knowledge of production to create high-quality images
  • Designed creative digital displays used in online advertising for local businesses.
  • Employed design fundamentals when selecting typography, composition, layout, and color in design work.
  • Fulfilled over 50 contracts in 2020.
01/2015 to Current Illustrator / Contracted Freelance Contractor | City, STATE,
  • Transformed ideas into high-quality graphic creations to fulfill client requests.
  • Produced computer-generated artwork to add depth and cohesiveness to technical journal and publication articles.
  • Development (creation, editing, reviewing, and finalization) of paged-based and frame-based technical manual line drawing illustrations as raster and vector-based graphics.
  • Used Adobe Photoshop/Illustrator design program to create images for use in diverse clients' marketing campaigns.
  • Utilized MS Office Suite applications to prepare reports, documentation, and presentations.
  • Participated in peer reviews, Validations, Verifications, and Logistics Maintenance.
  • Demonstration events to ensure accuracy, usability, and compliance of IETMs/ETMs illustrations within contract requirements and associated specifications.
  • Populated media content into deliverables, incorporating external media such as audio, video, 2D/3D artwork, setting variables/parameters.
  • Learned and used new software packages in addition to traditional art methods.
  • Mentored junior artists on creative processes.
  • Delivered on multiple titles and platforms simultaneously.
  • Illustrated over 15 published books.
01/2005 to 01/2018 Art Educator Providence Elementary School | City, STATE,
  • Planned and prepared art lesson that meet needs and interests of students and PYP IB (International Bachelorette) program requirements at 2 schools with total population of 1,500 students.
  • Established and communicate clear learning objectives and goals.
  • Demonstrated and assisted students on how to use different techniques and media to develop art creations aligned to their artistic abilities.
  • Educated students on how to properly use and care for materials, tools, and equipment.
  • Monitored, tracked, and maintained art room inventory.
  • Planned and presented art displays.
  • Collaborated with other educators and find areas that art curriculum connects to core curriculum.
  • Taught technology based art incorporating graphic design into curricula.
01/2005 to 01/2016 Art Educator Providence Middle School | City, STATE,
  • Created and delivered lessons through distance, virtual and face-to-face learning and fulfilled requirements of district's curriculum program.
  • Modeled interpersonal relationships with staff members, students, and administrators and strived to enhance student learning and well-being.
  • Assisted students in executing detailed final projects for3 exhibition.
  • Maintained daily student records and evaluated student progress for over 1,500 students yearly.
  • Planned in-school and external student exhibitions.
  • Prepared and gathered materials for detailed lesson plans.
  • Planned and executed activities to promote skill and talent development.
  • Met with parents to resolve conflicting educational priorities and issues.
  • Evaluated and graded students' class work, performances, projects, assignments, and papers.
  • Held after-school meetings and rehearsals in preparation for shows.
  • Attended department meetings and collaborated with other fine arts teachers
  • Scheduled shows and performances in accordance with school calendar.
  • Facilitated group sessions and provided one-on-one support.
Education
Expected in 05/2004 to to Bachelor of Arts | Education / Alabama Alabama A & M University, Normal, AL GPA:

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Alabama A & M University

Job Titles Held:

  • Graphic Designer / Contract
  • Illustrator / Contracted
  • Art Educator
  • Art Educator

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Arts

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