Every job will have a different role for a senior designer. A senior designer is someone who has to make sure that the organization makes the best designs, which are attractive and meet all the requirements of the clients and customers. Most of the designers will be working as a website designer or graphic designer. The educational requirements required for this profession is a bachelor's degree in science along with a specialization in web designing or a degree in arts. He or she must have at least eight years of experience in working as a designer with a well-known firm.
A senior designer has to be an excellent leader and must have the ability to work in a team. He or she should have a creative flair as well as commercial knowledge to come up with different solutions for the problems instantly. Excellent communication skills along with software design skills are very important for this profession. He or she should have an eye for detail along with remarkable presentation skills. Along with all these skills, you will have to write a cover letter, so that you can exhibit your skills in a stylish manner. A cover letter is your introduction to the employer so make sure that you make it impressive. This article will provide you with an example senior designer cover letter that you can follow to draft your own cover letter.
2358 Saint James Drive
December 23, 2011
Ms. Laura Huerta
3296 Oakmound Drive
Elk Grove Village, IL
Dear Ms. Huerta,
I wish to apply for the position of senior designer, which was advertised on www.jobsearch.com yesterday. I have vast experience as a designer and looking forward for my next challenge, experience, and skills. I am confident that I will prove to be the ideal candidate for this job.
I have been working in this field for more than 15 years, out of that 11 years I have worked in the senior role, have seen myself develop my CAD, team management, and project management skills to a further level. My current role, where I am working as a project manager for the strategic development department with the Water Resource Management Ltd requires an understanding of all the business goals, team building, client relationship management, and mentoring skills. In addition, I also have excellent written and oral communication skills, along with my developing, designing, and drafting skills.
I have won various awards for my designs, including the prestigious American Designer Award from the American Association and Consumer Board in 2011.
You can find my attached resume and some samples of the work that I have done so far and my award winning designs. Please do get in touch with me so that we can discuss this further. You can view more of my designs at www.designunlimited.com. You can call me at 717-513-0010 or leave an e-mail at email@example.com, for scheduling the interview.
Enclosure: Resume and Designs
This is how an ideal cover letter should look like. However, remember that you must never beg for an interview in your cover letter. You have to keep it formal and precise. Good luck!