Photoshop Artist Sample Resume

Nick Orwell
234 Lexington Ave.
New York, NY 64000
Home: 404-555-5555
Cell: 404-555-5556

Former Disney animation artist seeking full-time employment as a Photoshop Artist/Illustrator within a company that would allow me to grow professionally.  

Qualifications Summary
  • Dedicated, creative, reliable and customer service oriented employee visualizing staff opportunities to utilize knowledge of digital photography, Photoshop, Quark and Dreamweaver.
  • Highly trained in Photoshop editing, image manipulation, and image restoration.
  • Able to formulate a concept and render illustrations in detail from sketches, memory, and imagination. Very skilled in web page design, graphic design layouts, 3D and 2D animation, and combining various media to explain and adorn printed or spoken words.
  • Expert in HTML/XHTML, Cascading Style Sheets (CSS), strong in Photoshop mock ups, and Javascript.
  • Strong ability to translate technical requirements into solutions, to work in enterprise content management system to load content and images as well as to resize images for efficiency to websites.
University of New York, Manhattan, NY
  • Bachelor's Degree in Arts - Associates of Applied Design
  • Major in Graphic Design (July 2000)
Work Experience
Animation Artist: June 2003 - Nov. 2009, Disney Studios, Burbank, CA
  • Created storyboards that depict the script and narrative, draw in 2D to create sketches, artwork or illustrations, designed models, backgrounds, sets, characters, objects and the animation environment, used a range of materials, including modeling clay, plaster, oil paints, watercolors and acrylics, developed the timing and pace of a character's or object's movements during the sequence of images and ensuring they follow the soundtrack and audio requirements.
  • Used technical software packages, such as Photoshop, Flash, 3d studio max, Maya, Lightwave, Softimage and Cinema 4D, built up accurate, detailed frame-by-frame visuals, recorded dialogue and worked with editors to composite the various layers of animation (backgrounds, special effects, characters and graphics) in order to produce the finished piece.
  • Worked on production deadlines and meeting clients' commercial requirements.
  • Was part of a team of a broader production network, which included liaising with printers, copywriters, Photoshop artists, photographers, designers, account executives, website designers or marketing specialists.  
Freelance Photoshop Artist: May 2000 - May 2003, Jacobs Center for Neighborhood Innovation, New York, NY
  • The job helped develop a wide range of skills from product photography, setting up photo shoots, selecting models, photographers and backgrounds for all kinds of layouts.
  • Extensive experience in brochures, logos, t-shirt designs, informational graphics, products, multimedia, signage, people photography and catalogs.
  • Activity in producing company catalogs, print media in magazines, business cards, logos, letterhead and creating brand marketing for multiple companies.  
References: Available upon request.