To HR Director,
I recently came across your advertisement for a graphic designer, I would like to submit my resume and application for the advertised post. I am well versed in different areas of design and have successfully designed solutions for print media and websites. My key duties and responsibilities include, among others, the following:
Meeting clients to discuss the objectives and requirements
Understanding the client’s needs and developing suitable concepts
Estimating the amount of time needed to complete projects
Designing different types of illustrations and layouts as per brand guidelines
Produce excellent visual solutions
Working with different types of media, including computer aided design, or CAD, and photography
Collaborating with copywriters, photographers, printers, stylists, illustrators, and account managers to give the best service to the clients.
I used Windows and am learning Mac OS X. In addition, I have in-depth knowledge about all the top design software, including Adobe CS, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Acrobat Professional, and Aptana 3. Great communication and listening skills are required for a graphic designer, and I excel in both verbal and written communication. I am a huge team player with a background in playing at the highest level of youth soccer for 16 years and playing lacrosse for the past 12 years as well as being a coach, I am also able to work alone and take sole responsibility for making design decisions when needed. I hope you will find enough evidence of my capabilities as a Graphic designer in there to call me for an interview.