Graphic Designer Resume

 

Drew Sterling    604 Harmony Lane, Pleasantville, CA 94588

    Home (925) 555-1234

  •   TALENTED ILLUSTRATOR WITH A FLAIR FOR DESIGN & EYE FOR LAYOUT.
  •   DIPLOMA OF VISUAL ART GRADUATE WITH A STRONG ACADEMIC RECORD.
  •   PROFESSIONAL, HONEST, HARDWORKING.

The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance. -Aristotle

 

OBJECTIVE

To contribute to the development of progressive and innovative designs that draw in the eye and capture the imagination.

 

COMPETENCIES

• Graphic Design • Print Design • Computer Aided Design • Illustration • Web Graphics

 

PROFESSIONAL PROFILE

Talented and qualified illustrator with skills in communicating ideas creatively and effectively in a range of mediums including

  –          Cartoon/realist

  –          Ink based drawing

  –          Watercolour illustration

  –          Printmaking.

Qualified with a Diploma of Visual Arts.

Strong results with distinctions in Cartooning, Commercial Illustration, Editorial Illustration, Concept Development, Business Art,

Computer Animation, Computer Imaging, Technical Illustration and Professionalism in Practice.

Computer literate and proficient in a range of software applications including MS Word,

MS Publisher, Quark, PageMaker, Photoshop, Flash, Corel Draw. Competent in scanning, word processing, Internet and email with ability to quickly gain proficiency in new software applications.

 

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES

  • Creative & inventive with the ability to communicate creative concepts on a range of levels.
  • Tenacious and able to face challenges with a commitment to developing a successful career in the design industry.
  • Self motivated with ability to generate creative solutions to problems.
  • Personable, dedicated and professional. Strong time management skills with the ability to meet deadlines within established timeframes.

 

EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

  • DIPLOMA OF VISUAL ARTS – Southern Institute of TAFE (2003-2004)
  • Subjects included

  –          Cartooning (Distinction)

  –          Computer Animation 2D (Credit)

  –          Introduction to Artists Book (Distinction)

  –          Introduction to Book Binding

  –          Computer systems, peripherals and hardware

  –          Workshop: Computer Imaging for the Illustrator (Credit)

  –          Workshop: Computer Imaging for the Fine Artist (Credit)

  –          Culture & Context: Modernism (Credit)

  –          Culture & Context: Postmodernism (Distinction)

  –          Professional Practice (Distinction)

  –          Professionalism in Practice (Credit)

  –          The Business of Art (Distinction)

  –          Introduction to Illustration

  –          Commercial Illustration (Distinction)

  –          Technical Illustration

  –          Video/CD/Cassette covers and storyboards

  –          Promotion & Presentation (Credit)

  –          Editorial Illustration (Distinction)

  • SENIOR CERTIFICATE – Carmel Catholic College (1997-2001)

 

EXHIBITIONS

Gallery:             SOURCE 22

                       22 Constance Street, Fortitude Valley

Duration:           2 days, Nov 26th – Nov 27th 2004

 

Exhibition:         SOUTHERN GRAPHIC DESIGN NEW MEDIA ILLUSTRATION EXPO

                       Sketched a range of original illustrations displaying conceptual and design elements applicable to the new media subjects.

 

Gallery:             CARINDALE HOTEL

Duration:           3 weeks, July 2001

Exhibition:         CARMEL COLLEGE YEAR 12 ART EXPO.

                       Achieved academic recognition for design capabilities through selection for Winner Carmel College Artistic Achievements Award

 

WORK EXPERIENCE

Completed Preceptorship at Quest Newspapers, observing artistic practices within the freehand cartoonist field.

 

REFEREES

Dr. Mary Smith

Graphic Design

Centre for Arts,

Southern Institute

Ph: (07) 3244 6500

 

Mrs. B Jones

Principal

Castle Catholic College

Ph: (07) 3200 0000

 

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