Art Director Resume Sample

The art director’s primary duty is to translate marketing and branding strategies into an innovative and impressive campaign that stimulates targeted audiences. They work in a fast-paced environment and generate clear ideas and concepts with the copywriter, producing sketch storyboards, art layout based on creative visions. They should know about marketing initiatives, strategic positioning, and target audience. Few other responsibilities of an art director include developing art layout and concept and providing work direction to staff, train assign and coach employees, meet art department work standard by following customer service standard, resolve operational problems, identify work process movement, keep the customer informed reviewing material for presentation, review project production factors by studying budget, background information and objectives, improve the quality result by studying, evaluating and re-designing process, update job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities.

Art Director Resume

Name: John Aitken

Address: 7834 Stanley Avenue, Garden City, NY 11894
Phone: 516 – 406-744
Email: [email protected]
Current Job: Art Director, Creative Explorer Inc., Garden City, NY


Passionate and experienced art director with a proven track record of successfully leading art direction for projects and achieving a high level of client satisfaction. Adept overseeing all visual aspects of the project and offering solutions when needed. Supervised the development of more than 200 graphic design projects. Seeking to join a company that can superhead the creation of visually inspiring solutions that satisfy the demand of readers and amplify the message of journalism.


  • Excellent attention to details ensuring a high level of quality in every task
  • Able to attain great attention to details
  • Flexible team player who welcome ideas and suggestions
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Mastered photoshop, adobe creative, InDesign, and Dreamweaver
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to pay attention to details
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to listen and connect with customers

Work Experience

Art Director, Creative Explorer Inc., Garden City, NY ( 2016 – present )
Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Creating an innovative campaign, branding strategies and effectively reach out to clients target audience
  • Brainstorm with the team members and special project managers to provide unique concept and design
  • Supervise a team of 10 freelance members and implement a collaboration method to ensure efficient workflow

Art Director, Top Media Inc., Garden City, NY (2014 – 2016 )
Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Proposed digital advising solutions that geared toward a strong presence on the web
  • Developed overall concept for an advertising campaign, budget, and timeline
  • Reported to senior executives and clients project managers regarding project status

Art Director, Brand New Advertising Inc., Garden City, NY (2012 – 2014 )
Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Lead the design team of 10 creative members and I have been awarded for most outstanding concept and design
  • Designed a collaborated system that resulted in timely completion of assigned projects
  • Develop initial pitch offerings after conducting brand market analysis


Masters in Fine Arts – Cornell University

Bachelor Degree in Fine Arts –Cornell University

High School: Central High School


Karen Blake, Art Director, Top Media Inc., Garden City, NY

Personal Information:

  • Civil Status: Married
  • Date of Birth: 11/3/1998
  • Hobbies: Playing badminton and tennis

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