Resume Writing Guide

Interactive Resume

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Hire Me Soon (Your name)

111 E 152nd Circle ♦ Job, Court 66062 ♦ 913.628.5555 ♦


Summary Statement / Objective: (This section doesn't need a label)

To obtain a graphic design position at Reliable Industries to which I bring a results-driven, creative attitude and experience in print and web graphics creation, web development, web coding, and Flash design.



Adobe: Flash ♦ Illustrator ♦ InDesign ♦ Photoshop ♦ Dreamweaver ♦ Acrobat

Apple: Final Cut Pro ♦ DVD Studio Pro  ♦  Microsoft: MS Office Suite  ♦  Languages: HTML ♦ ASP ♦ CSS

Work Experience:

Chemidex, LLC, Overland Park, Kansas                                        2012-2013

Digital Media Designer:

  • Specialized in online media advertising and email marketing.
  • Ensured quality and timely development /distribution of all email marketing content.
  • Functioned as Creative and Production Artist during graphic, web, and print publication initiatives.
  • Provided key support for global advertising, marketing, and sales efforts.
  • Developed large-scale Flash project tailored to client's needs and requirements.
  • Received recognition and bonus during 2008 H1 and H2 for contributing to achievement and surpassing of team goals each term.

MMG Worldwide, Kansas City, Missouri                                   Summer 2012

Interactive Intern:

  • Created and produced graphic and interactive elements for online media projects.
  • Performed as Interactive Director for intern project, Mystic Coast & County Travel Industry Association, Inc.
  • Served as Junior Assistant Art Director for SilverSea Cruises, Inc. website project (

Embarq, Corp., Overland Park, Kansas                                          2011-2012

Performance Technology Intern III:

  • Served in creative leadership capacity for design projects as needed.
  • Participated in video production activities.
  • Assisted in graphics creation, utilizing Flash applications and other various media.
  • Collaborated with colleagues to conceptualize projects according to corporate brand guidelines.
  • Played integral role as Co-Creative Director of TekNet project and Creative Designer for career fair banner and poster development.
  • Served as Co-Lead Flash designer for NEO project.

John Brown University, Siloam Springs, Arkansas                     2010 - 2014

Assistant/Interim Webmaster:

  • Maintained and updated website content, including text, photographs, and links (
  • Developed sub-sites within main website, such as International Studies and Experts Directory.
  • Interfaced and brainstormed creative strategies with university clients and work-study Digital Media students.
  • Designed and produced JBU Rugby Football Club website and was recognized for media achievements with JBU Rugby Dedication Award in 2006.


Bachelor of Science, Digital Media Arts (Minors in Graphic Design and Business Administration)
John Brown University, Siloam Springs, Arkansas
Expected Graduation May 2014

References Page:

Your Name

111 E 152nd Circle ♦ Job, Court 66062 ♦ 913.628.5555 ♦




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Coordinator of Public Relations
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John Appleseed
Associate Professor of Communication
John Brown University
2000 W. University St.
Siloam Springs, AR 72761
Office: 211-555-6542


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Life Coach
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3333 North St.
Perfection, AR 72761
Office: 548-555-4114

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