Resume

EDUCATION

Master of Science Interior Design
Florida State University.  April 2012.

Bachelor of Science Business Administration
The University of Central Florida.  December 2006.

Institute of Classical Architecture & Art, Summer Intensive.
New York, NY - Summer 2012.

Parsons, The New School for Design, Continuing Education.
New York, NY -  Spring 2012.

FSU Florence Study Center, Study Abroad.
Florence, Italy - Summer 2011.

Ringling Historic Preservation Summer Intensive.
Sarasota, Florida - July 2010.

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

Skills:  Project management, problem solving, idea generation, product research, conceptual sketching, presentation design, space planning, construction documents, FF&E selection, 3d modeling, hand rendering, purchasing, floral design, product styling. 

Programs:  SketchUP, Photoshop, InDesign, InCopy, WordPress, AutoCAD.  Experience with Illustrator, 3ds Max, and Revit

Tamara Mack Design, Staging Project Coordinator
San Francisco, CA   07/14 – Just Laid Off

  • Planned and supervised weekly staging project installs and move-outs for high-end Bay Area properties.
  • Managed multiple property timelines, coordinated with sub-contractors, and oversaw staging inventory at warehouse.  
  • Interviewed, trained, and supervised team of staging interns.
  • Site measurements, exterior paint selection, sourcing of textiles and art for projects, and graphic design for e-commerce site.

Southern Living Magazine, Homes Dept. Fellow
Birmingham, AL  07/13– 06/14

  • Corresponded with designers, architects, manufacturers, and retailers to create monthly ‘Love it - Get it’ source guide.  
  • Produced product stories, extensive research of building materials, furniture, fabric, and home accessories.
  • Styled products on photo shoots and propped sets for video shoots.  
  • Created content for blog posts, graphic design of marketing materials.
  • Attended 12th Annual Editors Tour of the International Casual Furniture Market and  2014 Southern Living Custom Builder Conference.

Koncept Design Studio, Interior Designer  
Atlanta, GA  10/12 -07/13

  • Space planning, FF&E selection, construction documents, and finish schedules for Multi-Family design projects.  
  • Perspective sketches, computer renderings,  materials boards, and digital presentations.  
  • Project estimates, purchasing, tracking, coordination with receiving warehouse, project installation.  
  • Organization of sample library, product research, and vendor management.  

Country Living Magazine, Style Dept / Show House Intern
New York, NY   1/12 - 6/12

  • Assisted project manager, Deputy Style Director, designers, and PR/marketing team with 2012 show house.  
  • Created project binders, managed furniture, plumbing, and paint schedules.
  • Coordinated with vendors/sponsors, procured edit trades, complied source guide.  
  • Worked closely with receiving warehouse, managed deliveries, and inspected inventory.  On site for project install.  
  • Product research for ‘Fresh Picks’ and ‘Shop Guide’ columns.

Bass & Bass Ltd. Interior Design,  Design and Appraisal Assistant
Tallahassee, FL   1/11 - 12/11

  • Documented and inventoried client estates including many historic plantation homes.   
  • Researched and art, antiques, personal property, and memorabilia for insurance and estate appraisals.  
  • Photographed and listed client silver and antique coins for online auction.

RV Daniels Elementary, First Grade Teacher                                                            
Jacksonville, FL    8/07 - 7/09

  • Provided differentiated instruction in English, Math, Science, Writing, and  Social Studies.         
  • Created standards based lesson plans, learning centers, and bulletin boards.  
  • Administered  assessments to determine individual needs of students.
  • Chaperoned field trips, tutored, painted props/sets for school plays.

State of Hawaii Land Use Commission, Urban Planning Intern                                                    
Honolulu, HI 01/ 2007

  • Assisted in set up and staffing for Commission meetings in Honolulu and Maui counties and a community forum on rural development issues 
  • Attended a workshop on the preparation of environmental impact statements.
  • Converted archival files into a web based format.

VOLUNTEER WORK

Soren Tea  Marketing and Social Media Intern, Atlanta GA - 2012/2013
Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles Christmas House, Atlanta, GA - 2012
ASID Chapter President FSU, Tallahassee, FL - 2010 / 2011.  
Miguel Angel Austorias Academy,  Xela, Guatemala - 2010.

EXTRAS

Memberships:  Allied ASID,  Associate IIDA,  Associate Member NEWH, USGBC Emerging Professional, WithIt, The Devenish Group.
Trade shows:  HD Expo, High Point Market, NYIGF, Coverings, ICFA, SL Custom Home Builders Conference.
Qualities:  Proactive, business-minded, inquisitive, collaborative, sunny disposition.

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Email: kathrynlgarrison@gmail.com

PDF of Resume: https://www.dropbox.com/s/lt5yonfwhufzten/Kathryn%20Garrison%20Resume%20.pdf?dl=0   
PDF of Work Sample: https://www.dropbox.com/s/2ljm6dk4jif516u/Kathryn%20Garrison%20Work%20Sample%20March%202014.pdf?dl=0   

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