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AMY SMITH
123 Main Street Atlanta, Georgia 30339
Home: (555) 555-1234, Cell: (555) 555-1235 asmith@sample~resume.com


Objective:   Seek the Position of Graphic Artist

SUMMARY:   Remarkably gifted and resourceful Graphic Artist with more than six years experience in promoting the most cost effective use of funds in the acquisition of graphic commodities and services; coordinating all phases of graphic design and print production processes.

Summary of Qualifications
  • Huge knowledge of purchasing and contracting methods; modern business practices; public purchasing and materials principles.
  • Great knowledge of principles and practices of graphic design, illustration, photography, and commercial art; printing industry, including 1, 2, 3 and 4 color printing, silk screening, digital, and web printing.
  • Profound knowledge of current graphic software; file formats and their use and electronic transfer methods.
  • Solid knowledge of modern principles and practices of record keeping, report writing, and basic governmental purchasing; current office practices and procedures used in purchasing goods, materials, and services; methods and techniques of providing lead direction.
  • Strong knowledge of methods and techniques of scheduling work assignments; standard office procedures, practices, and equipment.
  • In-depth knowledge of modern office equipment, including a computer and applicable software.
  • Considerable knowledge of methods and techniques for record keeping and report preparation and writing; proper English, spelling, and grammar.
  • Strong ability to analyze purchase requests; evaluate bids; prepare product specifications and contracts.
  • Uncommon ability to make sound recommendations; establish, maintain, and compile accurate records and reports.
  • Exceptional ability to operate office equipment; develop vendors; negotiate pricing and delivery; review products and services providing sound analysis.
  • Strong ability to plan, design, and create electronic artwork for a variety of projects, taking jobs from concept through completion; change file formats for use on both personal computers and MAC platforms.
  • In-depth ability to electronically transfer files via Internet and FTP servers.

Professional Experience

Rainbow County Department of Finance, Minneapolis, MN
2002 - Present

Graphic Artist II
  • Review print specifications and artwork from graphic contractors and staff; monitor for compliance with City and industry standards.
  • Coordinate the development and finalization of illustrations, designs, and layouts for print collateral, publications, charts, maps, forms, clothing, signage, presentation, and promotional products.
  • Oversee and track graphic, digital, and production projects; determine appropriate deadlines; manage workflow; and assign work.
  • Ensure quality control of design and print work, checking for accuracy, color, and consistency, ensuring that all printed materials adhere to the City's philosophy and complies with industry standards.
  • Update and monitor WEGO job tracking system; prepare reports to track job numbers, staff involved, and departments.
  • Identify vendors; negotiate pricing and delivery; review products and services providing sound analysis; survey markets for best source or new supply sources; contact potential suppliers; negotiate proposals and maintain relations; interface with vendors.
  • Maintain a variety of files, including job and graphic design files; create, edit, revise, and format existing electronic artwork; maintain artwork online library.
  • Evaluate vendor performance based on prices and deliveries and information received from affiliates relative to product acceptability and vendor service; anticipate and determine best possible price changes.
  • Serve as a resource to employees; prepare savings summary reports; prepare budget item estimates; meet with departments to ensure needs are filled; research graphic products and services for departments as needed; contact other departments; agencies and employees to communicate or obtain information required for desired products.
  • Recommend and implement changes, improvements and schedules in order to improve procedures and polices and monitor for compliance.

Rainbow County Department of Finance, Minneapolis, MN
2000 - 2002

Graphic Artist I
  • Designed layout for printed material published to make community aware of facilities and services.
  • Prepared layout, key line and paste-up artwork for printing, for materials printed on specified schedules and for special projects.
  • Designed and executed displays.
  • Designed and directed construction of exhibits.
  • Provided graphics in support of various departmental staff.
  • Designed and executed special signs and notices used in County departments.
  • Produced highly creative work within an established organizational style.
  • Developed graphic presentations for brochures, reports, logos and other marketing and presentation materials.
  • Designed and produced graphics materials using computer-based and traditional methods to meet organizational standards and deadlines.

      Education

      Bachelor's Degree in Graphic Design
      University of New York (2000)




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