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Kirstie Kodatsky

Kirstie Kodatsky

Los Angeles, CA, US

 

About 

Artistically confident, stylistically curious, and professionally driven are my most defining characteristics. I was born and raised in Canada, but moved to the quaint suburb of Hudson, Ohio for the greater part of my middle school and high school years. Despite my passion for the arts, after high school I pursued a bachelors of science in Business Economics at Miami University to understand global markets and to make sound business decisions. The Farmer School of Business allowed me to acquire professional and organizational skills, which prepared me for customer and employee interaction.  Outside of the classroom I was an active member of the Alpha Chi Omega sorority, Delta Sigma Pi business fraternity, and the club gymnastics team.

Upon graduation I left for FIDM in sunny Los Angeles to quench my thirst for interior design, where I received my Professional Degree in Interior Design.  The FIDM experience and rigorous curriculum armed me several invaluable tools. Creating presentation boards, communicating with other designers, and utilizing CAD transformed me into a fundamentally stronger and more creative interior designer.

Elsewhere:

Employment 

MARLENE OLIPHANT DESIGNS,, Glendale, CA, US, Interior Design Assistant

Part-time, assist with furniture specifications, fabric availability, source materials, interact with clients, maintain organization

Oct 2011 - current
 

KIER DESIGN, Pacific Palisades, CA, US, Interior Design Assistant

Part-time, interact with customers to find furniture and accessory pieces, process orders, assist with CAD design

Oct 2011 - current
 

SITMATIC, Fullerton, CA, US, CAD Operator

Design and develop space plans for commercial spaces applying with ADA and building codes

Oct 2011 - current
 

FILBERT & FIG, Los Angeles, CA, US, Sales Associate

Interact with customers to find furniture, create estimates and invoices, email pricing and furniture specifications

Jan 2011 - Aug 2011
 

KRAVET LEE JOFA, Los Angeles, CA, US, Intern

Update pricing and samples, rearrange furniture and make suggestions to enhance showroom layout

Oct 2010 - Mar 2011
 

Education 

Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising (FIDM), Los Angeles, CA, US, Interior Design

Summa Cum Laude
Professional Degree

Jul 2010 - Oct 2011
 

Miami University, Oxford, OH, US, Bachelors, Business Economics

Miami University, Farmer School of Business Oxford, OH
Bachelors of Science Major: Economics Degree Received: May 2010
Semester abroad: Miami University, John E. Dolibois European Center Luxembourg, Fall 2009

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS
American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) – 2010 – 2011 Student Activities Coordinator
Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society (lifetime membership)
Delta Sigma Pi- 2009 Service Committee Chair

Aug 2007 - May 2010
 

Awards 

Academic Scholarship Award, Scholarship

Professor’s award for a firm commitment to high academic standards, excellent citizenship and keen interest in European and International affairs.

2010
 

Brother of the Semester,, Nomination

Awarded by Delta Sigma Pi in recognition of being the most active member and embodying qualities of a true brother.

2009
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills 



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