Art Director Resume

Advertisement production is undoubtedly teamwork. Experts from various types of arts, all contribute in the preparation of an advertisement. However, the whole process needs centralized control to finalize a basic layout and to avoid decision clashes between the production teammates. This is what the job of an art director is!

Along with formulating basic layout, an art director accomplishes many other job responsibilities such as approving proofs of the printed copy, monitoring and managing ongoing projects and related accounts, demonstrating final layout to clients and seeking their approval and so on.

Some other job qualities and responsibilities of an art director are described in the following sample art director resume. Please go through it.

Sample Art Director Resume:

Tom Green
456, X Street, Y Avenue,
Los Angeles, CA-90003
(123) 456-7890
tom@email.com

Career Objective:

To seek the position of art director in a highly growth oriented advertising agency

Summary of Qualifications:

  • Tremendously knowledgeable and experienced art director
  • More than five years of work experience in the highly demanding and pressurized advertising field
  • Exceptional ability to balance work quality and the assigned deadline
  • Working knowledge of different advertising media through practice
  • Extensive knowledge of the different design techniques and tools
  • Profound organizational skills. Able to manage general administrative task, resource allocation, inter-process coordination, etc.
  • Thorough knowledge of principles and processes to assess customer’s needs
  • Good sense about the use of fine arts for advertisement such as music, dance, visual arts etc.
  • Immense proficiency in English communication skills along with good leadership skills and great convincing abilities
  • Knowledge of the fundamental principles and common practices in product sales.

Professional Work Experience:

ABC Advertisers, Los Angeles CA (2006-Present)

Art Director

  • Planning, developing and creating new applications or systems, which manifest artistic sense
  • Using computers to prepare designs, maintaining standard documentation, sorting relevant data and monitoring the overall production activities
  • Interacting consistently with the marketing department to understand the current market status and recent market trends
  • Gathering online information as per the context of the ongoing project and distributing it to the supervisors and all subordinates
  • Getting the most updated status information of the ongoing project and communicating it to senior officials
  • Planning strategies to attain the quality and quantity goals of the assigned work within the deadlines

ABC Advertisers, Los Angeles CA (2004-2006)

Graphic Design Executive

  • Conducting regular meetings with complete production team for assessment of project needs
  • Searching for pictorial information suitable for the current theme of the advertisement project
  • Studying the competitor’s advertisements to analyze a counter theme
  • Conducting production team discussions to collect various design ideas and to assess their pros and cons
  • Preparing rough design sketches and demonstrating it to the supervisor for further modification
  • Conducting meetings with the higher management and the client to finalize a design

Academic education:

  • Bachelor of Communication Media from California State University, Los Angeles, CA (2002)
  • Master of Communication Media with art direction major from California State University, Los Angeles, CA (2004)

References: Will be available on request

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