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Build the perfect account service intern with this creative LEGO CV

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12:00 PM | 21 May 2014
by Jim Compton-hall
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This student CV took the advertising world by storm with nothing more than an old box of LEGO and a trial of Photoshop.

Leah Bowman, a Communications student at Northwestern University, wanted to beat the competition for a summer placement. So instead of sending off a regular ol' CV to hundreds of agencies, Leah spent a weekend playing with LEGO. Obviously.

Leah designed a little LEGO version of herself online and then found the pieces she needed by rummaging through her dad's bucket of LEGO. Using her “extremely basic graphic design ‘skills’” and a trial of Adobe Photoshop, she produced the poster and packaging labels. Those labels are customised to the colour scheme of the agencies she sent them to.

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