Mariajose Garcia

Mariajose Garcia

New York, NY, US



AAS Interior Design Parsons The New School for Design, New York, 2011

BA Interior Design Duoc UC, Santiago, Chile, 2007
BA Advertising and Social Communication, UDP, Santiago, Chile 2003

During February and April of 2006 I did an Internship at KWInteriors which is a firm mainly focused in residential projects in Sydney, Australia. During January and February of 2007 I did an internship at Gensler in San Francisco working in retail and hospitality projects. Also during 2007 and until 2008 I worked at an architecture firm called A.0 that represents Vitra in Chile. On summer 2010 I worked as an intern at Grade Architecture NYC assisting senior designers on residential and commercial projects and until April 2011 I assisted in the design process of Assouline bookstores.



Assouline Publishings, New York, NY, New York, NY, US, Interior Design Intern

• Assist in designing and re designing book stores in the
US and Europe
• Assist with Auto Cad and Sketch Up drawings
• Design Furniture and Exhibit Design for stores
• Material and furniture research

Oct 2010 - Apr 2011

GRADE New York, New York, NY, US, Interior Design Summer Intern

• Site visits
• Assist Senior Architects with Auto Cad drawings
• Material and furniture research
• Material library update
• Execute purchase orders

Jun 2010 - Aug 2010

Vitra, Santiago, Chile, Designer

• Facilitated information between client and customers
• Developed design strategies and planning placement of Vitra
furniture in workplace, commercial and residential projects
• Coordinated budgeting (tracking expenses and sales)
• Developed and executed graphic design for advertisement in design

Aug 2007 - Jun 2008

Gensler, San Francisco, CA, US, Intern

Assist junior and senior designers on project presentations
• Liaison with material manufacturers to prepare material palette
• Material Boards for presentation
• Hand Sketches and renderings
• Conduct material research and help execute details
• Modeling

Jan 2007 - Mar 2007

KW Interiors, Sydney, AU, Intern

• AutoCAD Drawings
• Assist Senior Designer with material board presentations
• Site visits
• Detailed notes on specifications
• Order custom made accessories

Jan 2006 - Mar 2006


Parsons The New School for Design, New York, NY, US, Interior Design

Sep 2009 - May 2011

Duoc UC, Santiago, CL, Bachelors, Interior Design

Mar 2003 - Apr 2007

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