Leslie Duarte

Leslie Duarte

El Paso, TX, US

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J D U A s t u d i o, El Paso, TX, US, Independent Photographer

Independent Photographer
• Strong digital technical skills, Adobe Photoshop and Lightroom
• Develop social media campaigns
• Develop management and marketing skills
• Digital Photography focused on architecture photography, urban life, sports, events such as graduations,
holidays and story-telling

May 2019 - current

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, Graduate Student Instructor

• Planned, reviewed, graded and assisted students for class called Architecture,
Sustainability at the University of Michigan.
• Assisted organizing online class and any technical preparation for discussion class
• Helped organized and provided instructions as well as class to students once a week

Aug 2022 - Dec 2022

University of Michigan-ArcStart, Teaching Assistant

• Efficiently helped and assisted studio instructor
• Assisted organizing online class and any technical preparation for class
• Helped and advice students under High school

Jun 2022 - Jul 2022

University of Michigan-FabLab, Laboratory Assistant

• Efficiently helped and assisted students with project to laser cut
• Maintained safe and working environment
• Assisted with machinery management

Sep 2021 - May 2022

University of Michigan- Sean Ahlquist, Research assistant

Sean Ahlquist, structure held in exhibition
• Efficiently helped and assisted building and constructing 1:1 model
• Exhibition researched, deep understanding of creating and building
• Assisted with machinery management from chemical process to welding

Feb 2022 - Apr 2022

CGN Designs, El Paso, TX, US, Intern

Intern (Summer internship)
• Provided skills to efficiently review, modify and edit floor plans and sections
• Embraced teamwork strategies and meeting the office environment of a small firm • Making use of

Jun 2021 - Aug 2021

Root Architects, El Paso, TX, US, Intern

Intern (Winter Internship)
• Provided skills to efficiently learn, measure and catalog steel
• Making use of Revit
• Embraced teamwork strategies and skills

Dec 2020 - Jan 2021

Harmony Science Academy High School, El Paso,TX, Intern

• Organized student folders and filed each student’s medical and educational documentation
• Gained highly organization and documentational skills
• Organized and assisted with teacher documentation
• Ensured parents and students received excellent customer service via phone, email, and present face to
face, highly pursue communication techniques with diverse age citizens from teens to elderly.

Jan 2018 - Jan 2019


University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, US, MArch, Archietcture

Master's of Architecture

Aug 2021 - current

Texas Tech University, El Paso,TX, Bachelors, Architecture


Aug 2019 - May 2021

El Paso Community College, El Paso, TX, US, Archietcture

Associates of Arch

Aug 2017 - May 2019


Archdaily, Nomination

Photography challenge competition


Mix Martial Arts, 2nd Place

Mixed Martial Arts Fighter at the age of 19 National Champion in the nation of Mexico


HEforShe, 1st Place

Photography gender competition


Mix Martial Arts, 1st Place

Mixed Martial Arts Fighter at the age of 18 National Champion in the nation of Mexico


Areas of Specialization