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Review of actual student work and portfolios. How to land a great internship.
Jeffrey Epstein, Director, Chicago Portfolio School Port School
Jeff was a Creative Director, Copywriter and UX Designer at a variety of big and small agencies in New York, Chicago and Detroit including Leo Burnett, Scali McCabe Sloves, Grey, TBWA, and Doner. Working on accounts like Anheuser Busch, Nikon, Volvo, McDonalds and Miller Beer, he won numerous creative awards including One Show, Communication Arts, Addy, and even a Webby! As Director and Founder of The Chicago Portfolio School, Jeff helps aspiring art directors, copywriters and designers build strong campaigns with conceptual work across all channels.
“I started Chicago Portfolio to be the kind of portfolio school I’d want to go to, if I were a student. Because, a million years ago, I was.”