Karaline Stark

Freelance Interior Designer & Presentation Designer

Location:Somers, Connecticut, United States
2 Skills
Karaline Stark

Mobile: (860)-716-0011 Home: (860)-684-9347
Email: kstar870@gmail.com
P.O. Box 161 Somers, CT 06071

Art Institue of Chicago- Chicago, IL: Expected Graduation May 2013
Post Baccalaurette Certificate in Fashion Design: Fashion, Body & Garment
Endicott College- Beverly, MA: Graduated May 21, 2011
Bachelor of Science in Interior Design with a Concentration in Sustainable Design
Council for Interior Design Accreditation (Formerly F.I.D.E.R), NASAD Accreditation

International Interior Design Association 2007-2011, Orientation Leader 2008-2011, EC Dance Team 2008-2010, Student Accountability Board 2010-2011, International Club 2010, Campus Activities Board 2007-2009, Drama Club 2008, Shipmates 2008

Danish Institute for Study Abroad (DIS) - Copenhagen, Denmark - Spring 2010
Courses: Interior Architecture Studio, Danish Design, Visual Journal, Sustainability
- Focused on studying the Scandinavian view of Interior Architecture & Sustainability
- One week study tour in Sweden & Finland

Media I-IV: Hand Drafting, Rendering & Advanced Rendering, Drawing & Composition I, Interior Design Studio I-III, Thesis, Universal Design, Building Systems and Integrated Design, Building Codes and Standards, CAD 2-D and 3-D, History of Architecture, Materials & Specifications

Proficient in AutoCAD, Revit, Google SketchUp, Adobe Photoshop, MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, & Working knowledge in 3-D StudioMax and InDesign

Porter & Chester Institute - Enfield, CT- Administrative Assistant- August 2011- October 2011- January 2012
-Design consultant- space planning and materials selection for the Rocky Hill campus renovation
-Helped assist a professor within an AutoCAD class, teaching a Revit tutorial
-Assisted within the Practical Nursing Department; secretarial tasks, rewriting the curriculum, mailing out surveys and newsletters, organizational tasks
-Traveled to the different campuses within CT to help in preparation of accreditation

Office Works Inc. - Burlington, MA - Intern- Sept. 2010- Dec. 2010
-Utilized AutoCAD to create space planning layouts for office renovations and new offices
-Worked on job books and presentations for ending projects
-Utilized SketchUp to create renderings of "office typicals" for clients to view
-Interacted with manufacturers for material samples and product meetings
-Assisted with marketing- wrote monthly newsletters, created Facebook & Twitter accounts

East Hartford Public Schools Department of Facilities - East Hartford, CT - Intern- Jan. 2010
-Worked on space planning and renovation projects for local schools utilizing AutoCAD and Revit
-Worked on space planning projects for the Hartford Board of Education
-Met with clients to discuss design options and projects

Arizona Sustainability Trip - Scottsdale, AZ- March 2009
-Stayed at Frank Lloyd Wright's School- Taliesin West
-Worked with four other girls to redesign Wright's original drafting studio and presented the project to Wright's Fellowship
-Hand drafted drawings and spoke during the presentation

Kaestle Boos Associates- New Britain, CT - Intern - June-July 2008
-CAD work- editing templates
-Went on site and met with clients
-Helped put together job books
-Purged/Organized Materials Library
-Interacted with manufacturers for material samples and product meetings