Creative Director Sample Resume

Irving Gauguin
1 Tahiti Court
Fresno, California
Home: 727-555-5555
Cell: 727-555-5555
Email: gauguin-11@aol.com

Objectives
  • To contribute my many years of experience, knowledge and skills to management and guidance of a creative, state of the art organization.
  • To create a working education path and develop creative talent at all levels of the arts and related media from beginner to post graduate.
  • To provide a mentoring service to people in the creative professions.
Achievements
  • Fifteen years of experience in design, producing creative materials in multiple formats for mass media, advertising, information technology and entertainment industries.
  • High level of skills in commercially successful 3D and 2D animation, website design, audiovisual media and digital media production.
In Conventional Media:
  • Multiple roles in illustration and graphic design, including development of visual products like logos and trademarks to formal acceptance as registered designs and acceptance as trademarks.
  • Extensive proven experience in all major media software, including Adobe, Windows media applications, Apple media applications, Javascript, and a range of custom applications, including Blender and several other animation packages.
  • Successful completion of training of interns and undergraduate staff in all the above software for qualification requirements.

  • Education
    UCLA, Los Angeles, CA
    • Master's in Fine Arts
    • Master's in Computer Graphics
    • Bachelor's in Marketing Media (July 2000)
    Work Experience
    Creative Media Manager: Jan. 2002 - Present, New York Media Design Inc., NYC
    New York Media Design Inc. is a firm which provides multiple media packages across the advertising, education, IT and mass media industries. The concept is to produce a holistic media service to clients.
      My duties:
    • Management and coordination of teams engaged in production of media packages.This is a decision making role, requiring:
      • Primary liaison with clients regarding all facets of projects and any issues arising.
      • Personal responsibility for budgeting, costs, deadlines, and meeting contractual obligations.
      • Training of interns, undergraduate staff, and guidance of training and career paths within New York Media Design Inc. in conjunction with management and HR. I recommend training for staff and advise on training policies.
    Creative Consultant (contract): Jan. 2001 - Jan. 2002, High Flyer Media, Trenton, NJ
    High Flyer Media is a media supplier for marketing and advertising agencies, which outsource their production to the company. Their client base is naturally very diverse, and the company's products include all forms of media. High Flyer works across the whole media spectrum, providing whole advertising campaigns, TV commercials, print media advertising, and B2B presentations.
      My roles were equally varied among:
    • Creation of graphic media including animations, TV commercials, internet advertisements, and complete B2B presentations.
    • Conceptualization of marketing campaigns, from the ground up, working with clients and High Flyer's production team to create these campaigns.
    • Advised management of production teams engaged in photographic shoots, TV production, animation, including selection of materials, casting, and audiovisual presentation.
    Work Samples
    Portfolios are organized in categories, for the sake of simplicity. I've structured the portfolio so that the components of my work can be viewed at the production stages and as part of finished products like TV commercials and presentations. Notes are provided for easy cross reference to production materials and software .  

    *References are available upon request.