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Art Director Resume

An art director is the person responsible of performing different tasks in advertising, internet, publishing and many other industries. The main duty of an art director is to create art in order to communicate different ideas or feelings to the community. Mostly, an art director has to communicate visually so that he can stimulate moods and feelings. He also has to establish the vision of the collective imagination of people by resolving conflicts and discrepancies between various individual inputs. The art director needs to possess technical and graphic design knowledge. Usually, the art director decides what visual elements to use, what artistic style is good to use or when to use motion.

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The first things you have to add when writing a resume are personal information, summary and then the objective. You have to mention your full name, mailing address, email address and phone number. In the summary, you can add your main qualifications and skills that you possess for an art director position. The following section in your Art Director Resume has to be your education and qualifications. This section needs to be dedicated to your artistic qualifications and skills. Don't forget to mention schools, colleges, and universities you attended. In this section, you can also list the additional workshops, classes or courses you have attended and what notable artists you have studied with.

The following section of the resume is the working experience. In this section, you can try to cross reference with your portfolio as much as possible, describing in which positions you designed which piece from your portfolio. In the working experience section, try to add positions that are relevant to the job you are applying for. For example, you can add work experience in teaching art, presentations and exhibitions you have given and technical experience related to your field.

Sample Art Director Resume

Personal Details

Name: Susan Anderson
Address: 523, Red Brick Street, New York
Phone: (432)-529-669
Email: susan.andy@abc.com
Birth Date: 15.08. 1973
Nationality: American
Driver's License: Yes
Marital Status: Married, 3 children

Introduction

From my experience, I can say that art has to be performed only by those with artistic skills and qualifications and by those who are dedicated and passionate about it, characteristics that I possess.

Objective

Seeking a position as an Art Director in a reputed company where I can utilize my knowledge, experience and artistic skills.

Summary

A talented and experienced art lover with creative and innovative ideas prepared to offer excellent designs to clients.

Skills/Competencies

  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, administrative and organizational skills
  • Drawing, painting, sculpture, photography skills
  • Planning and organizing skills related to Art events

Work Experience

Art Director, Dune Road Group, New York 2007-present

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Print production and programming for online media
  • Develop concepts and ideas for art projects
  • Communicate with external art contractors and clients

Disney Interactive Media Group, 2005-2007

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for purchasing art pieces and collections
  • Designed the strategic plans and marketing strategies of the company
  • Responsible for taking the initiative in many projects

Education

Bachelor's Degree in Arts Management, Art Institute of New York City

Achievements

Received the Outstanding Achievement Award, Moving Art Magazine, 2000

Areas of interest

Plastic arts

References

Cindy Delaine
Art administrator
Dune Road Group

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