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					David Walker-Lecic
647.638.3439                                               52 Kingston Road #2
                                                                 Toronto, ON M4L 1S4

Professional Experience
Principal Creative Director              + As Owner and Creative Director of a design firm for nearly 8 years,
DW media                                 I developed many successful identities and marketing solutions for
Full-time position, Minneapolis, MN      small businesses, non-profits and fine-artists.
01/02 – 08/09                            + Created various identity pieces on a wide range of mediums from
                                         storefront signs, national conference trade-show displays, programs,
                                         CD art, stationery, to interactive promos and web sites.
                                         + Duties included project and account management, design, production,
                                         photographer, front-end design and development of web sites,
                                         estimating and establishing and maintaining client relationships.

Letterpress Printer + Designer           + Designed and collaborated on original art for a variety of clients
Angry Sasha Press                        including photography, event planning, design agencies and weddings.
Part-time position, Minneapolis, MN      + Letterpress printed an array of fine projects from business cards
04/08 – 08/09                            and invitations to custom boxes, books and coasters.
                                         + Duties included design, layout and prepress for magnesium or
                                         polymer plates, hand-setting metal type, and printing everything by
                                         hand on a variety of antique printing presses.

Freelance Designer                       Selected Contract Work:
03/99 – 01/06                            TARGET - Minneapolis, MN 2005 / 3 month contract
                                         + Information Architect on Production Design and Development
                                         Team that created new manufacturer-based intranet for Target Corp.
                                         AVEDA - Blaine, MN            2001 / 2 month contract
                                         + Maintained and updated text and images on all of
                                         + Built and designed the successful AVEDA Earth Month web campaign
                                         Fallon Advertising - Minneapolis, MN         2000 / 1 year contract
                                         + Created and revised both text and creative content for'.
                                         + Optimized JavaScript as well as performed intensive art production.

Web Developer                            + Developed professional experience in e-commerce.
Netdirect Corporation                    + Incorporated front-end graphics using HTML and ASP into a back-
Full-time position, Minneapolis, MN      end data structure for easier customer use, as well as improved the
9/99 – 1/00                              look and feel of the site in comparison to others of the same genre.

Web Developer + Designer                 + Gained experience in developing HTML, Java Script and ASP
Risdall Advertising                      + Improved design skills and optimized and created graphics while
Full-time position, Minneapolis, MN      working on everything from informational to e-commerce web sites
3/98 – 4/99                              including Magnum Research, Rainforest Café, PUR Water and
                                         Firstel Federal Credit Union

Graphic Designer                         + Acquired hands-on graphic design and print media experience,
Biomedical Graphics / University of MN   working both individually and on a team.
Full-time position, Minneapolis, MN      + Duties included scanning, image optimization, typesetting, art
6/94 – 4/98                              production for manuals, brochures, hand-coding html for the first
                                         University of MN Childrenʼs Hospital web site and last but not least
                                         helped produced an internal television show for the Childrenʼs Hospital
                                         which included coordination, key lining, editing and camera work.
Brown Institute in Minneapolis             1991-1992
Certificate in Radio Broadcasting

Minneapolis College of Art & Design        1998
Web Development Seminar

Software Proficiency
Adobe CS4: Indesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Image Ready, Acrobat Pro, Dreamweaver, Flash, Fireworks
Quark Xpress
Microsoft Office: Word, Xcel, PowerPoint
Quickbooks Pro
(Fluent in MAC & PC platforms)

Programming Languages
Capable in HTML, CSS and basic PHP

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