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Katherine Rinkevich

Katherine Rinkevich

New York, NY, US

 

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About 

As a recent graduate from the University of Michigan’s Taubman School of Architecture, I am confident that my rigorous academic challenges and depth of experience make me a strong candidate. While at Michigan, I was a full-time student, had a part-time job at an experiential marketing company, was Social Chair for the American Institute of Architecture Students (AIAS), sat on the Board of Governors for a student union, and always turned in projects on time.

For the last two years, I have been working at Mobile Exhibit Specialists. At MES, I worked one-on-one with our clients to create marketing strategies that catered to their needs and helped them develop brand exposure and sale promotions. I then worked on the design and construction documents and saw the project through construction. I also designed/maintained the company website, as well as provided marketing research, brochures, and other design necessities and tour management. I also had a Spring Internship at Barton Phelps & Associates in Los Angeles where I created construction documents and renderings for an addition to UCLA’s School of Public Health Building.

 

As AIAS Social Chair, I took on the opportunity to encourage people to become a part of AIAS and market AIAS among my fellow students and faculty. I designed and maintained the web site (umich.edu/~aias/), planned social events (Beaux Arts Ball, Huron Valley AIA & Alumni events, holiday themed trips), organized a Faculty Meet and Eat Lecture Series, construction tours, fundraisers, member recruitment and assisted in the completion of Freedom by Design projects.

Last summer, I was also the Office Manager at Mavi New York, a company in New York that specializes in commercial bathroom renovation. Here, I provided quotes/bids, and managed data entry of all records. I made sales calls on hotels and other potential commercial clients. I also provided SEO research as to update their website content and maintained their Google AdWords account.

 

I am proficient with the Adobe Creative Suite, Rhino 4.0, Autocad and many other computer programs. 

Elsewhere:

Employment 

Mobile Exhibit Specialists, Ann Arbor, MI, US, Executive Assistant, Sales & Marketing, Web Design

Creation of construction drawings
Web site design, creation and maintenance (go-mes.com)
Brochure & banner design
Client relations

Aug 2010 - current
 

Barton Phelps & Associates, Architects and Planners, Los Angeles, CA, US, Intern

Week-long internship.
Assisted in creation of construction/rendering documents for an addition to UCLA’s School of Public Health Building

Feb 2012 - Feb 2012
 

Mavi New York, New York, NY, US, Executive Assistant

Inspection of construction drawings for division 10 product requisitions
SEO & web design research
Information management
Client relations

May 2011 - Jul 2011
 

Education 

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, US, Bachelors, Architecture

Sep 2007 - May 2012
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills 



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