Teffera Kowalske

Teffera Kowalske

Detroit, MI, US




coG-studio LLC, Detroit, MI, US, Level 1 Architect

Utilized Autodesk Revit to create construction documents, and Adobe InDesign to create schematic design package and specification manual. Assisted with on-location interior staging. Participated in the Opportunity Detroit’s International Design Competition for the Detroit Hudson’s site.

Apr 2013 - current

Independant contractor, clinton township, Photographer

Utilize lighting techniques, creativity and design skills to construct settings for photography of architecture, landscape, weddings, and portraits.

Jan 1999 - current

Ritz Camera, Troy, MI, US, Manager/Sales Associate

Managed a team of 12-16:
Responsible for scheduling, coaching, sales, and service training

Sales skills:
Recognized for meeting and exceeding store and personal sales goals
Increase customer base through customer service and sales

Apr 1996 - Jul 2012

SmithGroup, Detroit, MI, US, Lighting Designer

Utilized Autodesk 3ds Max to perform lighting calculations and, combined with Adobe Photoshop, to create presentation graphics. Utilized Autodesk Revit MEP to add lighting to architectural drawings.

Feb 2011 - May 2011


Lawrence Technological University, Southfield, MI, US, MArch, Architecture

May 2010 - Dec 2011

Lawrence Technological University, Southfield, MI, US, BArch, Architecture

Sep 2006 - May 2010