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Katie Newman

Katie Newman

 

About 

Interior designer, with experience in residential, commercial, institutional, and hospitality design. Noted leader, gregarious, entrepreneurial, and passionate about design. Comfortable in high-pressure environments, excellent knowledge of AutoCAD, Microsoft and Adobe Suites.

Elsewhere:

Employment 

Gerner Kronick + Valcarcel Architects, DPC, New York, NY, US, Intermediate Designer

• Collaborate with architects on all five aspects of the design process:
Programming, Schematic, Design development, Construction Documents, and
Construction Administration

• Specialize in the design and construction of multi-family residential, corporate,
institutional, and hospitality interiors.

o Extensively research and specify all FF&E (durability, accessibility,
sustainability, application) – Coordinate deadlines and budget pricing
with vendors – Act as liaison between vendors/dealers, the client, and
the general contractor

o Supervise all fabric, furniture, and material sourcing through the general
contractor
o Format and lead all design development Key Note presentations with
clients – Create conceptual take away packages

o Layout furniture, finish, PTE, and RCP plans on Vectorworks along with
schedules, construction notes, finish tags, overall dimensioning, and
elevations

o Develop 3D isometrics and Google Sketch-Up interiors with material
application through Photoshop

o Generate pricing matrices and projected budgets for both small and
large jobs – Work along side PR/marketing teams and government
agencies to achieve donations for non-profit projects

Mar 2012 - current
 

MSM Property Development, LLC, Port Washington, NY, US, Junior Designer

• Specialized in the design and construction of hotel and high-end residential
projects.

• Drafted furniture layouts, PTEs, RCPs, furniture & millwork design, elevations, and
room typing in hotel scenarios with AutoCAD. Worked intimately with project
managers, purchasing agents, fabricators, reps, general contractors, lighting &
signage consultants’, architects and clients. Created PowerPoint presentations,
“Look Book” take-aways, presentation boards, and oral presentations for design
proposals. Created proposals, purchase orders, and invoices for residential
projects through Studio IT and Quickbooks.

Jan 2011 - Mar 2012
 

Education 

Fashion Institute of Technology, State University of New York, New York, NY, US, Bachelors, Interior Design

Fashion Institute of Technology - State University of New York • Interior Design Bachelor of Fine Arts in May 2010
o Graduated Magna Cum Laude

Aug 2006 - May 2010
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills 



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