Since commercial artists work closely with clients, they must be able to work together with other colleges and establish good relationship with company's clients. On the other hand, commercial artists should be experts in the latest graphic design programs. These professionals should also have a wide range of creative skills as well as in-depth knowledge of art principles. Add to this, commercial artists must be detail-oriented and willing to work extra hours so as to meet company deadlines.

If you are looking for a position as a commercial artist, then you should prepare a good Commercial artist resume. Therefore, take account of the following tips so as to attract employers' attention:

  • Highlight your great communication skills and proficiency in graphic design programs.
  • List your educational background (bachelor's degree, certificates, etc).
  • Attach a cover letter to your resume.
Keith Sellinger
26 Norton Ave.
Atlanta, GA 30914
Home: (713) 555-2159
Office: (713) 555-0194

Position as senior creative designer in large advertising agency.

Notable Achievements
  • 2004: Third place Graphics division award at Downtown Jacksonville Fine Arts.
  • 2006: ADDY award for Direct Marketing & Specialty Advertising Design.
  • Managed several multi-million dollar advertising campaigns.
  • Commissioned to design the cover of People's Year in Review edition, 2006
Employment History

2004/2005 - Present Art Director
Neon Corporation, Atlanta, GA
Responsible for design of collateral, art direct freelancers and photoshoots. Select clients included Springwood Psychiatric Institute, Beston Hospital Center, Winchester Medical Center, M & T National Bank, and Coca-Cola.

2000/2001 - 2004/2005 Graphic Artist
Planet Rio Design, Atlanta, GA
Responsibilities included layout/pasteup, illustration most all via computer. Computer document files support service and output to RC paper and negative, press ready. Computer and design consulting. Program tutoring.
Electronic photo retouching.

1994/1999 - 2000/2001 Graphic Artist
Wanted Weekly, Miami, FL
Designed advertising for a national want ads newspaper (typesetter and wax machine). Also typeset want ads, pasted up the newspaper, shot and developed halftones, PMTs and reversals.


MFA, Graphic Design 1999
Miami School of Art, Miami, FL

B.A., Graphic Design 1996
Bucknell University, Bucknell, PA

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1208 Main Street
Houston, TX, United States
+1 713-405-7070

Looking for a position as commercial artist in an advertisement company.
Senior Commercial Artist (2007- Present)
Burk Advertising & Marketing Inc. Dallas, TX
  • Proposed a budget of $2 million for a new package design.
  • Developed creative and original prototype designs for a new product launch.
  • Designed a cover for a women's magazine.
Commercial Artist (2003-2006)
Design at Work Creative Services Co. Houston, TX
  • Responsible for major design projects.
  • Designed logos for advertisement campaigns that appeared on television commercials.
  • Placed orders for design supplies (paper and link).
Commercial Artist Assistant (1999- 2002)
The MAD House, Austin, TX
  • Assisted senior commercial artist in clerical tasks.
  • Drafted graphic designs for children's cologne.
  • Created innovative structures for interior design shops.
Houston, TX

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