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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.
Kartell Exhibition Design
Industrial Design B.S.
Cumulative GPA 3.52
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to organize and document the furniture that has been archived and featured in the Knoll Museum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
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.
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