Robert M. Akerson
	1432 east 4th st.
	Duluth, MN 55805


	University of Minnesota Duluth
	School of Fine Arts
	Undergraduate studies in graphic design
		Advertising and Marketing Club 
		University Student Design Organization 
		American Institute of Graphic Arts  
		American Advertising Federation  
		Lake Superior Ad Club  
		Kirby Leadership Certification
		Aiga Portfolio 1 on 1 participant

	Pequot Lakes High School
	Graduated with honors	

Software Experience:	
	Quark Express 3.3.1
	Adobe Photoshop 4.0  
	Adobe Illustrator 7.0
	Painter 5.0
	Corel Draw
	word perfect 7.0
	both mac and pc

Freelance Design Experience:

	Silver Creek Traders
		Identity program
	Lonesome Cottage Furniture Company
		Identity program
	SureWin Marketing Group
	Leisure Design
		Packaging design
Work Experience:	
	May 1997-Sept 1997	TDS Telecom - Pequot Lakes 
		Job description: plow crew assistant, trouble 
		shooting wiring problems, setting up new services, 	
		splicing phone lines, customers service and 
		operating heavy machinery.

	May 1996-Sept 1996	Cable Connectors - Pequot Lakes 
		Job description:cable television installation, customer 				
		service, problem solving, physical labor and 
		operating heavy machinery.	

	May 1991-Sept 1995	Beverly's Restaurant - Pequot Lakes 
		Job description:cook, in charge of setting up the 				
		weekly buffet, i was responsible for ordering food 				
		and scheduling workers.

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