Experience Resume Format

By | February 2, 2009

 Experience Resume

 

An experience resume format highlights your experiences that are essential in a particular field. Writing such a format allows you to market yourself to an industry effectively.

Basically, this resume format focuses more on your employment history and field activities. Therefore, these sections are tackled first.

Summarizing your career profile when you start your resume is recommended. It should state the total number of years in the field, your current job or activity, and your most notable characteristic.

This section aims to grab attention from the reader so write only your most enticing aspects. Next, elaborate on your employment history.

State your job, the company, and the time frame, followed by a brief account of your notable functions and achievements. If you are in the arts industry, present your notable works and pieces before this section.

Your works should include the title, the publisher or producer, and year. Your education may follow next. You need not elaborate on the details, since you are focusing on your experience. 

Your competencies, skills, and interests may also be listed. On the other hand, your employment history and field activities have already tackled the details of these sections.

Experience Resume Format and Example

Wilma Vandom

109 Trenton
New Jersey, USA

(012) 345-6789

wilma.vandom@amrcn.com

CAREER OBJECTIVE

To work as a professional Photographer for advertisements 

CAREER PROFILE

  • 10 years of experience and expertise in the field of photography, particularly advertising, photo journalism, and modeling
  • Currently taking Masters in Fine Arts Photography
  • Dedicated and passionate

PHOTSHOOT EXPERIENCES

Advertising

  • L’oreal shampoo billboard ad, 2008
  • Motorola MotoQ 9h global magazine ad, 2007
  • Discovery Channel ad, 2007
  • HBO newspaper ad, 2006
  • Philippines billboard ad, 2006

Modeling

  • Justin Timberlake Photoshoot, 2008
  • Elite Models Photoshoot, 2008
  • Elle Magazine models, 2005 – 2008
  • Ashley Judd photoshoot, 2007

Photo Journalism

  • “Alone.” Time Magazine, 2008
  • “The Sea.” New York Times, 2007
  • “Sidewalk.” New York Times, 2007
  • “Iraqis’ Haven.” Time Magazine, 2006

EMPLOYMENT

Senior Photographer                                  2007-present

Studio 7

New York, USA

  • Handles photo shoot for print ads, models, and photo journalism
  • Works with major clients and celebrities
  • Conceptualizes print advertisements for clients

Junior Photographer                             2004-2007

Studio 7

New York, USA

  • Handles photo shoot for minor modeling and photo journalism
  • Conceptualizes minor print advertisements for clients

Photographer                              2001-2004

NFL Films

Mount Laurel, New Jersey, USA

  • Handles photo shoot for print ads
  • Performs photo journalism functions

Assistant Photographer                  Summer 2001

NFL Films

Mount Laurel, New Jersey, USA

Summer Internship

  • Handles minor subjects and clients for photo shoots
  • Assistant to the Photographer

Photo Journalist – Junior Segment                               Summer 1999, 2000

New Jersey Media Group

Hackensack, New Jersey, USA

  • In charge of photo journalism for the junior segment of the newspaper
  • Performed general responsibilities

EDUCATION

Masters of Fine Arts in Photography              2007-present

New York Film Academy

New York, USA

Fundamentals of Digital Photography             2004-2005

New York Institute of Photography

New York, USA 

Bachelor of Arts in Journalism               1998-2002

New Jersey City University

New Jersey, USA

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