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Le’Var Montez Washington, a Chicago native, is an Advertising and Design major at The International Academy of Design and Technology. Le’Var comes from an comic-art background and started out at a very young age with basic cartoon drawings. This act inspired Le’Var to take his hobby a step further and develop it into a career. He has over three years of experience in illustrations, print, advertising and web design. Le’Var’s professional career will follow his training, upon graduation, with an advertising company. To use a few of his talents, he is looking to design logos and create tag lines for products during his professional pursuits. With his training and development, he has already taken the needed steps to begin his journey of a "designing" life.
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Le’Var Washington Chicago, IL firstname.lastname@example.org Qualifications Three years experience in advertising design knowledge Advertising Design, Illustration and print design Windows and Macintosh environments Technical Skills •Illustrator •Bridge •InDesign •Photoshop •Quark Express •Dreamweaver Education International Academy of Design and Technology Bachelor of Fine Arts in Advertising and Design Expected Graduation Date August 2013 Industry Experience Freelance Graphic Design Specialist June 2010-Present UneequeMind Design, Chicago, IL •Design advertising material that includes business cards, flyers and logos •Develop, illustrated and implement completed websites •Facilitate exceptional customer service to client base Work Experience Sales Counselor September 2004-September 2009 Sony Electronics, Aurora, IL •Floor planning and display advertising •Customer service and care •Provide extensive knowledge of audio/visual products to potential buyers •Assist Store Manager in equipment logistics Sales Associate February 2003-September 2004 Target Corporation, DeKalb, IL •Customer Service •Implemented advertising and floor planning •Work with a team of sales associates to reach sales goals
International Academy of Design and Technology-Chicago