Aim your Digital Media résumé at the company and position
In today's job market, you can't use the same résumé for every work application. Put a Career Objective section at the top of your résumé to target the company and position you're interested in. Then write your résumé in such a way that the information reinforces your objective and highlights the relevant skills the employer is looking for.
Don't list your "Career Objective" as: To gain experience in producing Digital Media products. Tell an employer what you bring to the table and how you will help them solve a problem or fill a talent gap. Consider what the employer is looking for and not what you'll gain from the role.
Sample Digital Media Résumé
City, province/territory, postal code
Telephone: (area code) phone number
To contribute my teaching and organisational skills to the development of an interactive educational program for (insert company name) as a (insert title or role).
Highlights of Qualifications
- Combined Honours Degree in English and Computer Science
- Bachelor of Education (teaching certificate)
- Developed software expertise in word-processing, database and computer graphics programs
- Created computer lab lessons for grade 5 students as part of my Teacher's Certificate
||Teacher's Certificate, University of Vancouver
||Honours B.A. in English and Computer Science, University of Vancouver
Employment History (summer jobs)
||Intern in small DM business (summer & part-time positions)
- Camp counselor for summer kids computer camp.
- Coordinator of municipal recreation program for computer literacy
- The Sushi Special Café, Victoria, B.C.
||Assistant teacher: English as a Second Language (ESL)
Volunteer at three grade schools(grades 1 and 2)
Reading, developing algorisms to solve cool problems, building small videogames and traveling
References available upon request
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