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Dear Sir or Madam,
I would like to inform you of my availability for the position of Graphic Designer and am submitting my resume
for consideration. I am available to work flexible hours including evenings and weekends.
To date, I have been working as a freelance graphic designer for over 10 years and have enjoyed great success
in providing my clients with graphic makeovers, giving their businesses a more youthful, modern and
In addition to my expertise with professional most graphic design software, I also am very well versed with
office productivity software on both the PC/Windows and Macintosh/OS platforms. When working with print
media projects, I consult with print technicians to ensure the highest printing quality possible.
I believe you will find that my work experience and skill set are very well suited to your company. I consider
myself a creative and autonomous person, as well as responsible and patient - even when working under pressure.
In a commercial environment, I am known for my ability to complete diverse and complex projects at the same
121-6 Vanguard Avenue time and have extensive experience communicating with clients, vendors and the production team.
H9R 3T4 Please find my resume enclosed and some work from my portfolio at www.artifika.com.
Tel.: 514 572-2188 If you have any questions or would like further information, please do not hesitate to contact me at 514 572-2188
LANGUAGES SPOKEN AND WRITTEN COMPUTER KNOWLEDGE
French, English and Spanish MAC/OS AND PC/WINDOWS
EDUCATION • Photoshop
1995-1996 Graphic Design, Attestation of College Studies (ACS) • Illustrator
Inter-Dec College (LaSalle College) • QuarkXPress
1984 High school • Acrobat
Le Blanc High School • Image Ready
• Corel Draw
PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND • Outlook
1996 - Present Graphic Designer - Artifika (Graphic design agency) • Word Perfect
• Meeting with clients for project needs analysis. • Excel
• Developing design briefs by gathering information and data to clarify design issues.
• Creating and developing new and unique ideas. TECHNICAL KNOWLEDGE
• Modifying, revising and editing projects as required by the client.
• Graphic Design
• Working with team members, with print technicians, photographers, external designers,
account executives and marketing specialists. • Print Services Broker
Graphic Designer • Invoicing, billing and bidding for new projects. • Page Layout Design
2007 - 2008 Graphic Designer - Les Entreprises Idéales (Advertising agency) • Typography
121-6 Vanguard Avenue • Designed and produced ads and promotional product. • Logos
Pointe-Claire, Quebec • Performed pre-press checks and coordinated projects with sale representatives. • Business Cards
H9R 3T4 2005 - 2006 Graphic Designer - Top Menu, Flyer Depot and Top Reservation • Corporate Identity
(Restaurant menu distributor and graphic design agency) • Brochures
Tel.: 514 572-2188 • Created design for flyers and menus within tight deadlines.
• Restaurant Menus
firstname.lastname@example.org • Advanced photo retouching and manipulation.
www.artifika.com 2003 - 2004 Sale Representative - Inter Acces
(ATM and Interac Machine sales, leasing, placements and services)
• Designed the logo of the company, produced the marketing material such as flyers • Banners
and business cards. • Website Visual Design
• Attracted new customers with new product lines and offered existing customers • Corporate Agenda
new add-on products. • Photo Manipulation
2001 - 2003 Manager, Bartender and Waitress - Restaurant Casa Cuba (Cuban fine dining restaurant) • Special Event Invitations
• Planned and organized the operation of the restaurants. • Instruction Manuals
• Directed hiring, training, and scheduling of food service personnel.
• Supervised the staff and resources. • Presentation Folders
• T-Shirt Illustrations
1997 - 1998 Digitizing and Colorizing Technician - Astral Media (Media company)
• Scanned comic strips before going to colorization department. • Gift Certificates
AWARDS • Colorized comic strips before going to the animation department. • Post Cards
2004 1996 - 1997 Graphic Designer - King Canada (Tools and machinery distributor) • Posters
Best sale representative • Produced illustrations for instruction manuals. • Pamphlets
(Inter Acces) • Worked with marketing specialists for promotional materials such as brochures, • Booklets
labels, advertisments and instruction manuals. • Flyers
Winner of the • Illustrations
“Logo for Festival • Labels