Freelance Art Director Resume Samples

Freelance art directors are accountable for creating visual styles and images for magazines, product packaging, movies, television products, newspaper, and more. These self-employed professionals play a major role in the marketing and communications world and execute various tasks such as – creating the overall design, directing staff involved in artwork and layout, determining the best way to represent a concept visually, determining which design and art to use, developing an overall style of the publication, coordinating activities, developing a detailed budget and presenting designs to the clients.

The skills that are considered essential for this role and commonly listed in the Freelance Art director resume include the ability to come up with innovative and interesting ideas and concepts, familiarity with related software, ability to articulate the vision, time management skills, and outstanding creativity. Candidates aiming to reach this position normally begin their career as fine artists and then gain appropriate education to reach this level, usually by earning a college degree in the field of art or Fine arts.

Freelance Art Director Resume example

Freelance Art Director Resume

Objective : Have worked as a professional graphic designer. have designed websites for a variety of clients. Print or web, the work puts before computer screens, so like any good designer, constantly assessing the design of every user interface that need to use. Whether it is web, interactive, visual, print, email, UX and/or UI,  goal is to make things work.

Skills : Graphic Design, Creative Direction, Digital Strategy, Editing, Writing, Design Technologist.

Description :

    1. Designed displays, posters and handouts for trade show/symposium for clinical oncologists.
    2. Responsible for Creative and production services for agencies and in-house creative departments in Cleveland and Akron.
    3. Created new campaign for St Louis Cardinals after the strike years and new campaign for the world famous St Louis Zoo, ( Can you come out and Play) .
    4. Designed graphics for Living Dayton.
    5. Created design solutions for local businesses and OLA for private clients.
    6. Installed and maintained network of 10 Macintosh computers.
    7. Created illustrations for department pages and feature well of magazines.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
Graphic Design


Sr. Freelance Art Director Resume

Summary : Helped create chevroletfc.com Chevrolet's 360 Global campaign for world football efforts. Launched Jack Daniel's into Australia/Pacific with  Jack Lives Here campaign. Developed work for McDonalds in both the US and New Zealand including Olympic efforts. Helped with opening of Prague office for DMB&B.

Skills : Designer,.

Description :

    1. Managed the art direction of illustrators and freelancers and the design and production of 50+ titles every 6 months.
    2. Scoped of diverse art direction and project management responsibilities includes initial content development, typography, page layout, editorial collaboration, production preparation, proofing and press review.
    3. Directed the lifecycle of a design or product by serving as the sole art director, graphic design, and production point person.
    4. Maintained previous industry contacts and build client relationships with illustrators and vendors to improve the organization's productivity.
    5. Prioritized projects based on importance including last minute crash projects.
    6. Provided knowledge in cover/jacket design, color correcting, preparing files for release, electronic dielines, font and file troubleshooting, siloing, pre-flight, and quality control.
    7. Attained favorable reviews in the School Weekly Journal and Publishers Weekly.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Bachelors In Visual Communications


Jr. Freelance Art Director Resume

Objective : Award-winning art director, seeking a creative role in a fast-paced environment requiring strong design and technical skills. Passionate about design, willing to take on any role, and believes in being a team-player. No task is too small; no challenge, too big.

Skills : Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Offic, Photography,.

Description :

    1. Designed and production work on a variety of promotional and informational projects from clients such as Masterfoods (Snickers, M&Ms) .
    2. Designed and coded web site projects for J&J products and programs; Johnson & Johnson's.
    3. Responsible for InformationEDGE and its LifeScan rebate program.
    4. Successfully sold at major retailers including Target, Wal-Mart, and Barnes & Noble.
    5. Consistently met deadlines at a rate of 100%.
    6. Developed interactive PDFs.
    7. Prepared production files.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Certificate Of Completion In Web Design & Development

Asst. Freelance Art Director Resume

Summary : Broadly experienced art director from concept-to-print, branding development, corporate collateral, advertising and marketing campaigns, packaging design, to large format environmental graphics for trade shows and museum environments. An accomplished creative conceptor, graphic designer, project manager, and certified internet webmaster. Best put, I am a visual problem solver.

Skills : Quark, Adobe CC, Microsoft Office, And QuickBooks.

Description :

    1. Marketed design: postcards, ads, direct mail, sell sheets, brochures, logos, infographics.
    2. Managed all projects concept to completion.
    3. Volunteered print and digital design for local high school.
    4. Proficient in InDesign, InCopy, Photoshop, Illustrator, PowerPoint, Microsoft Word.
    5. Worked for a leading supplier of gifts, home decor, and tabletop products, gift wrap, stationery.
    6. Created new design themes for new catalogs with seasonal specialty gift products, including Baby, Garden, Inspirational, Holiday, Fall, Halloween, .
    7. Organized photoshoots for various catalog themes and successfully communicated conceptual ideas and designs for various themes in a catalog.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
CIW Certified Internet Webmaster

Associate Freelance Art Director Resume

Summary : Strategic-thinking design professional highly skilled at building relationships with clients across organizations and teams; Experienced at managing projects from the requirements gathering phase through to completion.

Skills : Painting, Illustration, Product Design, Fashion Design, Photography.

Description :

    1. Renegaded LLC is the NYC-based social media & marketing agency that helps an inspired group of B2B and B2C clients cut through the nonsense to deliver genuine business growth.
    2. Designed ad campaign for Panasonic Oxyride Battery: Panasonic Oxyride Battery promises to deliver more power than alkaline batteries in devices like digital cameras.
    3. Created characters for the product endorsed by the North unit of the Panasonic Corporation, introducing a campaign featuring several nontraditional elements which has been reviewed by the press and alike.
    4. Created ad campaign for Panasonic Plasma TV, ticket to heaven: Panasonic Plasma TV is America's best selling, high technology television.
    5. Designed graphics and lay-out for DoubleClick Digital Advertising Solutions and DoubleClick Email Solution together provide agencies, marketers and publishers the ability to successfully profit from their digital marketing investments.
    6. Designed magazine ads, graphics and lay-out for Technics, Technics presents the most popular music and electronic musical instruments in the world.
    7. Created ad campaign for TV Magazine Inside TV, Inside TV is a monthly magazine for the Women.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Bachelor's Of Fine Art In Motion Media Design

Freelance Art Director III Resume

Objective : Graduate of the College for Creative Studies Major - Advertising Design Minor - Art History A craftsman of great ideas executed flawlessly. problem solver and a student of life. believe that the business of advertising is the business of people. have a commitment to the incorporation of imagination, intellect, science, art, creativity, and experience into work.

Skills : Graphic Design, Package Design, Photo Retouching, Art Direction.

Description :

    1. Designed of Iphone Apps and Social Media Campaigns.
    2. Created and art direct a broad range of graphic, web, and social media projects including logo and brand development, print collateral, business .
    3. Collaborated with a wide variety of clients in e-commerce, senior care, restaurant, book publishing, pharmaceutical, and legal industries.
    4. Produced innovative ideas for the visual collateral materials of luxury and high-end advertising campaigns.
    5. Worked closely with the creative directors/copywriters to ensure the perfect input on the visual and verbal content to provide the right look.
    6. Preformed collaborative sensibility with all departments to establish organic workflow and execution.
    7. Packaged design for various products including over three hundred DVD sleeves, DVD/ CD disc design and various other three dimensional packaging and displays.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Fine Arts In Art Direction

Freelance Art Director II Resume

Summary : Experiencing Your Service and Staff Incognito.. shopping venues and hotels within all aspects of the hospitality industry to assist ownership and/or management in determining what their staffs are doing well (or not so well), identifying individuals who are exemplary and performing their roles in the company over and above what would be expected.

Skills : Photoshop, After Effects, Illustrator, Indesign, Audition, Premiere.

Description :

    1. Responsible for creative vision for on-device and ecommerce marketing videos for Verizon Wireless.
    2. Led UI designer for demonstration videos.
    3. Executed successful redesign and rebranding initiative for Verizon's mobile market portfolio.
    4. Worked directly with clients to create storyboards, page layouts, and implement multiple rounds of edits.
    5. Managed multiple projects in different stages while maintaining a high degree of quality control through editing and style guide adherence.
    6. Managed all aspects of client jobs from marketing strategy to implementation.
    7. Used various methods of construction and large scale digital printing to produce display solutions for corporate trade shows and in-store point of sale.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
English/Psychology

Freelance Art Director I Resume

Summary : Have designed websites for a variety of clients . Print or web, the work puts before computer screens, so like any good designer, constantly assessing the design of every user interface that need to use. Whether it is web, interactive, visual, print, email, UX and/or UI, goal is to make things work.

Skills : Graphic Design, Adobe Photoshop, Art Direction, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Flash, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Powerpoint, Quickbase, Layout, Typography.

Description :

    1. Performed video and audio editing for various projects.
    2. Developed new product and designed packaging for company's line of novelty toys and gags.
    3. Created email campaigns for sale items and new product announcements which generated sales.
      Worked with national advertising agencies to develop cutting edge Web sites, rich email solutions, micro-sites CD-ROMs and other electronic .
    4. Created Flash banners for major hospitality and pharmaceutical clients: Westin, Tylenol.
    5. Created numerous Flash animated invites and banner projects for Bank of America.
    6. Executed principal design and production of various print projects (including but not limited to multi-page brochures, folders, and slip-sheets).
    7. Commissioned and art directed photographers.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
BFA In Graphic Design

Lead Freelance Art Director Resume

Objective : Experienced designer with a strong foundation in print, and a growing skill set in web design and social media. Seeking work that utilizes design and coding skills for front-end development. Throughout every project, client's business needs & goals are foremost.

Skills : Adobe Creative Suite. Microsoft Office Suite. Working Knowledge Of Print Process, Pre-press And Print Coordination, Marketing Communications Design, Brand Implementation, Package Design.

Description :

    1. Created designs for Special Issue and the main issue.
    2. Worked closely with the design director to conceive new ideas to convey the concepts of stories.
    3. Commissioned and art directed photographers and illustrators.
    4. Handled projects accurately form start to completion.
    5. Converted magazine layouts into iPad format.
    6. Created designs for Special Issue.
    7. Worked closely with the design director to conceive new ideas to convey the essence of stories.
    8. Commissioned and art directed photographers.
    9. Handled projects accurately form start to completion.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Fine Arts In Photography

Freelance Art Director Resume

Summary : A top-performing art director and designer credited with combining art direction, strategic analysis, and experience across traditional media and digital platforms to deliver substantial results in highly competitive markets. Strong expertise creating large-scale innovative platforms as well as leveraging existing concepts.

Skills : Art Direction, Photography, Video Production, Photoshop, Illustrator, Final Cut Pro, Writing, SEO, Digital Media.

Description :

    1. Created e-Commerce Website.
    2. Implemented entire project from conceptualization and site architecture to design, production and project management.
    3. Produced internet marketing materials working in conjunction with printers to ensure cohesive style design.
    4. Built and managed a team of programmers, writers, hosting and payment gateway companies and account managers.
    5. Trained staff on back-end administrative area of website.
    6. Ensured design and production deadlines are met.
    7. Responsible for concept, design, layout and production of various promotional materials: print collateral, logo design, web pages and PowerPoint .
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Fine Arts In Design, Architecture, Art, And Planning (DAAP)