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Tiffany Hoffman

Tiffany Hoffman

Kansas City, MO, US

 

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About 

As of May 2013, I received my Master's Degree in Interior Architecture and Product Design from Kansas State University. This degree combines architecture, interior design, product design and furniture design creating a unique design experience. My degree is accredited by CIDA and NASAD.

My experience in school covers a large range of projects with an in-depth focus on interiors, exteriors, lighting, product design, furniture design, space-planning, interior and exterior material selection, tectonics, branding, and utilizing research to inform design. In addition to my coursework, I have been involved with various organizations and committees, studied abroad in Germany while soaking up as much knowledge and culture as I could, and I even spent 2 weeks in Romania on a course involving traditional building skills using various mortars and techniques. It has been quite an adventure, but I'm ready for the real learning to begin.

I am actively looking for an entry level position to advance my current knowledge with a special interest in historic preservation, reuse, public interest design, destination design, and entertainment design, but I am open to every new experience I encounter.

Elsewhere:

Employment 

Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, US, Library Assistant

Assisted patrons with all their needs and maintained organization of the library.

Aug 2012 - May 2013
 

Brinker International (Chili's & Maggiano's), Manhattan, KS, US, Server

Catered to the wants and needs of restaurant patrons. Responsible for counting money, serving food, and dealing with difficult situations under stress.

Jul 2008 - Mar 2012
 

BNIM Architects, Kansas City, MO, US, Photographer's Assistant

Assisted in compositional set up of architectural photographs of completed projects and acted as a scale figure as needed.

Blue Valley School District Campus Office Building
Fort Osage Education Center
Applebee’s Restaurant Support Center

Aug 2007 - Jul 2009
 

Dickinson Eastglen 16 Theatre, Lee's Summit, MO, US, Cashier

Responsible for greeting and assisting customers with all their movie needs, handling money quickly and efficiently, and presenting quality customer service.

Jul 2006 - Dec 2008
 

Wolfgang Trost Architects, Overland Park, KS, US, Reference Librarian

Collected, organized, and categorized materials for the start of a reference library. Accountable for teaching co-workers of the organizational system and upkeep of the library.

May 2006 - Aug 2006
 

Education 

Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, US, Masters, Interior Architecture & Product Design

This program links interior architecture, product design, and furniture design for a well-rounded education.

Aug 2009 - May 2013
 

Fachhochschule Trier, Trier, DE, Innenarchitektur

Semester abroad

Mar 2012 - Jul 2012
 

University of Missouri - Kansas City, Kansas City, MO, US, Architecture

The first two years of my degree were completed here before transferring to Kansas State University. It was a great experience to work closely with working architects as I developed the foundations of design.

Aug 2007 - May 2009
 

Awards 

International Studies Photography Contest, Honorable Mention

Each student that has studied abroad was able to participate in the photo contest in submitting up to 3 photographs taken while abroad. The photo that received an honorable mention was captioned: Walking home from the local shop, father and son enjoy the late summer afternoon in a small
Romanian village. Mesendorf, Transylvania

2013
 

Published Abrtact in 43rd Annual EDRA Conference, Other

This paper focuses on office design, negative effects of non-sustainability, and ways sustainable design can impact the workplace.

2012
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills 



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