I am currently employed by Knoll, Inc. where I act in many ways to support their client services and marketing/communications department. My work varies from layout and research in the company museum and archives, to communication of that research in articles and documentation, updating imagery and copy on Knoll's website and assisting in client visit and company trip planning. I am seeking a full-time position in the New York area.

Work Samples

  • LunaLock

  • Origami Table

  • Kartell Exhibition Design

Work History

Kateleen Casciano 610-442-8327 kcasciano@gmail.com Philadelphia University Industrial Design B.S. Cumulative GPA 3.52 EXPERIENCE International Contemporary Furniture Fair Assistant Curator Spring 2007 .collected student work for competition to exhibit at the ICFF and were selected as 1 of 6 schools .worked with Professor Josh Owen to curate, document, and execute the exhibit, creating press presence, and managing fellow students before and during the fair .gained experience in exhibit design, coordination, and management- press included articles in Metropolis Magazine, Philadelphia Magazine, Core77.com, and more Knoll Inc. Student Intern 12’06-present .assisted and worked closely with the company’s Client Services Representative to organize and document the furniture that has been archived and featured in the Knoll Museum .researched history of the company and its product line and wrote articles on that research .gained experience in a unique corporate environment, both working with professionals to complete office tasks, and as a member of an established, internationally-known company Milan. Italy Semester Abroad 1’06-5’06 .piloted Philadelphia University’s English-taught design program in Milan, Italy .traveled Europe: experiencing international art and design .completed exhibition design studio course with a focus on Kartell’s space at the Salone del Mobile 2006 .gained experience in communication of a second language, problem solving in a new environment and understanding of foreign cultures Robert Bernard Lighting Studio Retail Associate 4’05-12’05 .assisted 2 licensed lighting designers with residential/commercial commissions .aided customers in choosing fixtures/ priced and sold items .responsible for the front register; phone, customer transactions SKILLS Sketch Ideation. Rendering. Adobe Suite. Model Building. CAD. Group/Individual Ideation and Presentation. Public Speaking. Organization. Research. Writing. Microsoft Office. Team Leadership. Project Documentation. Classical Pianist: 14 years.

Education

Philadephia University

Specialties

Affiliations

Knoll, Inc.

Awards

SDI Technologies Group Competition. Third Place. Alarm Clock for Elderly Philadelphia Museum of Art “Collab” Competition 2006. Board Selected for Display The Design Center at Philadelphia University Student Show. Student Curator Quoted in Metropolis Magazine as Student Curator. April 2007

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