Owner Artist resume example with 20+ years of experience

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

A highly creative, ambitious self-starter and proficient professional with 23 years of experience in ownership of an independent custom mural and sign business working with a variety of mediums to provide a wide range of aesthetically unique and creative works of art and focusing on the importance of visualizing concepts and ideas and communicating those ideas into reality. I place value in client relationships as well as high standards for communication on both personal and corporate levels. Having a wide variety of creative and interpersonal skills, I have unique ideas and am interested in having the opportunity to share them and work with your design teams.

  • Brochures
  • Client relations
  • Budget
  • Business cards
  • Market studies
  • Graphics
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Logos
  • Marketing
  • Power Point
  • Painting
  • Verbal and written communications
  • MS Office/Windows OS
  • 20+ years extensive design experience in designing graphics, logos, signs, brochures and illustrations in Power Point.
  • Familiar and have general working knowledge in Adobe CC Suite 2020 (InDesign, Ilustrator).
  • Understanding of Branding and requirements.
  • Extremely creative thinking and unique ideas with an openness for new ideas and concepts.
  • Creative abilities in a variety of mediums.
  • Up for challenges and finding effective solutions.
  • Ability to work independently and part of a team.
  • Visual Marketing collaborative for reviews and feedback on branded print materials such as banners, flyers, posters.
  • Web-based conceptual layouts.
  • Great communicator, responsive and informative to others with high standards for team communication.
  • Excellent and long-lasting client relationships and consistent communication which have created repeat clients.
  • Highly organized, dependable, self motivated and detail oriented.
Work History
Owner/Artist, 01/1997 to Current
Hcl Technologies Ltd.All, NJ,
  • Measure walls, take photos of spaces, gather ideas and provide rough estimates of work to be done.
  • Provide an extensive portfolio of previous works both digitally and in print form.
  • Manage day-to-day business operations, including accounting, finance, marketing and public relations.
  • Consulted with customers to assess needs and propose optimal design solutions.
  • Envisioned and created business identity and advertising materials such as logos, business cards and brochures created primarily in Power Point and currently in Illustrator.
  • Completed more than 90 murals in over 20 years with 100% customer satisfaction rate which produced repeat customers and generated new ones.
  • Developed project specifications, processes and procedures to provide superior information to customers.
Contractor, 12/2015 to 07/2020
Jerome Solove Development, IncCity, STATE,
  • Acted as liaison and point of contact between the owner and various developmental teams and key vendors to ensure on-brand requirements are met.
  • Assessed construction project plans, spoke with clients or designers and visited job site to better understand project scope and client desires.
  • Reviewed plans from architects and designers and consulted with clients to gain deeper understanding of project plans, constraints and objectives.
  • Implemented changes requested by designers, owners or inspectors to conform to specifications or updated demands.
  • Performed weekly inspections of job sites to verify subcontractor observance and ensure specific owner related items were included in project.
  • Assisted the budget team on cost concerns, evaluated vendor invoices for accuracy to maintain strict budget demands and guidelines.
  • Delivered outstanding service to vendors to maintain and extend relationships for future business opportunities.
  • Collaborated closely with all team members and vendors to better understand entire project scope.
  • Reviewed market analysis and multi family housing project trends to understand competitive environments and assess current strategies.
  • Managed day-to-day operations of consulting business, which required such tasks as follow up emails and phone calls.
  • Scheduled and supervised installation of furniture and equipment for large commercial projects with budgets in excess of $1 MIL.
  • Formulated a library of amenities and services of reusable knowledge-base assets to produce current and future consistent and streamlined business intelligence results.
  • Succeeded in leading and managing amenity upgrades to existing properties and stayed within the budget guidelines.
Independent Muralist Contractor, 06/1993 to 12/1995
Image, IncCity, STATE,
  • Designed sketches for mural ideas for backdrops.
  • Painted interior/exterior murals, corporate signs and sculptures.
  • (Primary client: Max & Erma’s).
BACHELOR OF FINE ARTS: Drawing & Painting, Expected in
Additional Information
  • Major Mural Accomplishments , Main Mural Contract with St. Joseph’s Hospital in WI for 16 years (2000-2016). Completed 38 murals for their Pediatric Oncology Units. Largest Mural: 20’ x 20’ Last Largest Mural completed on 10/23/20 (30’W x 16’H American Flag and 7’W Metal Bald Eagle) Artist Awards & Recognition 2020 Logan Daily Newspaper Recognition. 2008 Logan Daily News All Stars Recognition Award. 2008 Logan Daily Newspaper Recognition. 2007 Logan-Hocking Chamber of Commerce President’s Award for Outstanding Service to a Community. 2007 Hocking County Farm Bureau Barn Painting donation for Ohio State Fair.

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