Kathryn Bossack

Kathryn Bossack

Los Angeles, CA, US


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Self-motivated and highly organized architectural designer with exceptional interpersonal and written communication skills. Demonstrates proficiency in computer drafting, 3D modeling and hand rendering, with a working knowledge of building codes, sustainable building practices and interior design. Experienced in problem-solving and time-sensitive decision making with strong leadership capabilities.


Burnham Design, Los Angeles, CA, US, Interior Architect, Graphic Design Support

⋅ Render detailed working drawings including floor plans, elevations, cabinetry details and furniture plans.
⋅ Write/enter construction specifications and furnishings orders; obtain quotes from vendors and maintain spec/design materials books.
⋅ Correspond with construction team: designers, clients, architects, builders and vendors, including site visits and basic project management.
⋅ Update media for press such as published ads, website graphics and press decks for current projects.
⋅ Assist with design office maintenance, data organization and standardization of company brand [drawing aesthetics].
⋅ Participated in 2014 Coastal Living Showhouse design, drawing, materials specifications and interiors installation.

Nov 2012 - current

DESIGN360unlimited, Santa Monica, CA, US, Intern/Freelance Graphic Support

⋅ Modified layout and edited concept images for project design boards.
⋅ Assisted designer in creating FF & E Specifications and Materials binder for client.

Sep 2012 - Oct 2012

Zebrowski Design Group, Santa Monica, CA, US, AutoCAD Drafter

⋅ Constructed floor plans in AutoCAD from scanned PDF’s and hand renderings.
⋅ Rendered final CAD drawings to add color and text.
⋅ Created design template in Adobe Illustrator for future Zebrowski Design Group presentation boards.

Sep 2012 - Oct 2012

Starbucks Coffee, Brentwood, CA, US, Shift Supervisor

⋅ Promoted to Shift Supervisor within first year.
⋅ Utilized “connect, discover and respond” practices to address customer needs.
⋅ Awarded Barista Certification by mastering all handcrafted beverage recipes.
⋅ Actively participated in training and coaching of new partners.
⋅ Increased whole bean and beverage sales through suggestive selling to exceed quarterly promotional goals.
⋅ Maintained organization of stock and storage areas and prioritized inventory management to reduce waste.
⋅ Demonstrated and enforced cash management and register policies.

Aug 2009 - Oct 2012

Built Inc., Silver Lake, CA, US, Intern: Designer, Drafter, Project Manager

⋅ Employed both 2d and 3d computer-rendering skills to design furniture, interiors and structures for prospective projects.
⋅ Measured and drafted various projects for as-built design documents.
⋅ Scavenged and sourced building materials from local manufacturers evaluated on specific look, budget and availability.
⋅ Knowledgeable of permit acquisition and general construction process per building safety and planning departments.
⋅ Participated in Dwell on Design Convention 2012 by representing Built, Inc..
⋅ Provisionary Project Manager for Cafecito Organico (Costa Mesa, CA).

May 2012 - Sep 2012

Goody Clancy, Boston, MA, US, Intern, Author's Assistant

⋅ Directly assisted Principle and Author, Jean Caroon FAIA, in organization and development of research material for “Sustainable Preservation”.
⋅ Researched ecological restoration practices and technologies developed for use in historic structures, specifically LEED accredited.
⋅ Compiled information for and developed a detailed schematic to catalogue over 200 case studies. containing all LEED certification details and innovative restoration techniques.
⋅ Created an illustration library with coordinating copyright forms for case study images.

Jan 2008 - Dec 2008


University of Detroit Mercy, Detroit, MI, US, MArch, Architecture

Sep 2004 - May 2009

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