Katherine Lee

Katherine Lee

New York, NY, US



To apply my artistic experiences where I can work with a creative and dynamic team in developing commercial design projects, and to continue to expand my knowledge about interior environments


Carnegie Fabrics Creative, New York, NY, US, Design Intern

- Work with Xorel Design Team and create names for latest Xorel collection print styles
- Research and contact vendors for custom work with Xorel textile
- Develop presentation renderings, using Photoshop (hospitality, health care, retail)
- Prepare InDesign presentation boards and iPad presentation layouts
- Create color palettes of Xorel samples and inspiration boards to be sent out to reps & organize test samples into color schemes for final selection
- Work with Textile Design Team to create complementary textile palettes, concentrating on color and pattern, for promotional tactics

Nov 2013 - current

The Gap Inc., New York, NY, US, Freelance, Administrative Support Assistant in Design & Production

- Support Gap Body & Kids/Baby Production Teams, by organizing samples daily and updating PLM by requesting fabric from our global partners
- Coordinate with Gap Body Design Team, by revising seasonal color schemes using Illustrator and preparing InDesign presentations for merchants
- Assist in updating PLM with all marketing features for Gap Body styles (+50 styles), inclusive of creating key templates

Aug 2013 - current

The Gap Inc., New York, NY, US, Fabric Research & Development Intern

- Worked with Fabric Research & Development Department (Trim, Knits, and Wovens)
- Developed new season concept boards (Finding inspirational pictures and new trims and fabric)
- Assisted in finding specific types of trim and fabric to provide for designers' needs and requests
- Attended vendor meetings and assisted in choosing new innovative samples
- Organized and created new sourcing libraries for all three departments

Jun 2012 - Aug 2012

Joyce D. Silverman Interiors, Brooklyn, NY, US, Interior Design Intern

- Researched and selected finishes and furniture for interior specifications, while working closely with principal, consultants, and various vendors
- Aided interior designers with drafting and assembling, proposals and presentation materials
- Attended project site meetings to confirm measurements of clients' homes
- Developed custom furniture designs with clients to meet their specifications
- Coordinated the materials and recourse libraries for the Interior Department

May 2011 - Jul 2011


School of Visual Arts (SVA), New York, NY, US, Bachelors, Interior Design

Aug 2009 - May 2013


New York Eleven Plus 2013 Exhibition - Albany & New York City Exhibitions, Nomination

Nominated to represent the School of Visual Arts Interior Design Program


Gap Inc. Farbric R&D Intern Award and Applause Recognition, Honorable Mention


Areas of Specialization 


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