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   3321 Van Winkle Dr                                                                             (502) 447-1831
   Louisville,KY 40216                                                   
                                             Christopher Lemke


          Creative, detail-oriented graphic designer with strong work ethic seeking challenging graphic design
    position with a growth oriented firm providing the opportunity to learn new skills and technology while
    impacting the employer's bottom line. 


             June 2000 - Present Louisville Technical Institute      Louisville, KY
             Associate of Applied Science Degree in Computer Graphic Design 
             Anticipated Graduation - December 2001
             Dean's List - GPA 3.7

             1990-1993 - Illinois State University  Bloomington/Normal,

              IL Bachelor of Science in Fine Arts Primary Studies in Illustration, Graphics and Fine Art
              Frequent Exhibited in Annual Alumni Fundraiser

              Show 1988-1990 - Illinois Valley Community College   La Salle,IL

Associate of Applied Science in Fine Arts Primary studies in Photography, Printmaking and Graphic Illustration Computer Software Adobe Photoshop 3D Studio Max Microsoft Office Suite 2000 PageMaker Flash Microsoft Windows 98 Freehand Premiere Mac OS 9 Dreamweaver Qualifications Highly creative and self-motivated in all aspects of design and implementation Manages deadlines effectively while maintaining quality and customer parameters Experienced in desktop publishing and page layout design Experienced in logo design Skilled team builder Work Experience September 1999 - Present Caesar's Indiana Elizabeth, In Blackjack Dealer - responsible for Customer Service while dealing card games for entertainment purposes, including the handling of large monetary transactions under the auspices of Caesar's Casino and the Indiana Gaming Commission guidelines. Internal Company Security - supervised employee compliance with company conduct policies. July 1994 -July 1999 U.S. Army HHT 1-4 Cavalry Schweinfurt, Germany Command Adjutant's Assistant - responsible for written daily reports, safekeeping and filing of personnel records, presentation preparation, and media relations. OH-58D Scout Helicopter Mechanic - personally responsible for upkeep and care of multi-million dollar helicopter, tasks included; ability to follow instructions to the letter, self-motivation to keep maintenance schedules intact, transportation, weapons loading and deployment of assigned helicopter, liaison between assigned pilot and ground crew. 101st Airborne Division Fort Campbell, KY Brigade Artist - responsible for the design and illustration of Unit logos, murals, Unit history paintings, and promotional materials. Received Award for painting entered in Base-wide competition. R&U Sgt (Repair & Upkeep) - accountable for daily upkeep and repair of all Brigade buildings, parade grounds, lawns, soldiers' housing, motor pool grounds. Duties included filing daily, weekly and monthly reports to Division Headquarters. Administered Unit budget for landscaping and special projects. Responsible to soldiers for proper upkeep of their housing. In charge of daily Squad of up to 10 soldiers for work detail. Combat Infantry Soldier - Worked as part of a cohesive unit to achieve mission goals, using ingenuity, motivation, and teamwork. Often worked under situations of high stress where the ability to think quickly and make decisions was a sought after asset. Interests Society for Creative Anachronism (SCA) - Historical Recreation Group dedicated to the research and representation of the Middle Ages. Tabletop War Gaming - the collection and painting of miniature figurines for the purpose of display and use as war-gaming tokens. Requires hours of patience and extreme attention to detail.