Kate Bukowski

Kate Bukowski

Chicago, IL, US



2011 design and business graduate of Indiana University - My favorite color is cerulean



Shaw Contract Group, Chicago, IL, US, Contract Specialist

Jun 2013 - current

Shaw Floors, Dalton, GA, US, Marketing-Communications Intern

May 2012 - May 2013

William Sonoma Inc, West Elm, Oakbrook Terrace, IL, US, Associate

Develop and maintain positive customer relationships while raising brand awareness

Generate revenue through educating customers on product lines and optimizing visual merchandising

Nov 2011 - Jan 2012

F. Schumacher, Chicago, IL, US, Intern

Manage memo sample library while assisting clientele in material selection and color coordination

Aid in the planning and execution of the Schumacher sponsored Design Chicago event with over 45 design-community attendees

Sep 2011 - Jan 2012

Office of the City Clerk, Chicago, IL, US, Special Projects Intern

Manage junior interns in analyzing sales patterns to organize and allot inventory for aldermanic ward sales

Develop schedule, input data and aided in graphic development for Chicago KIDs and medical ID Program

May 2009 - Aug 2011

Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, US, Undergraduate Teaching Assistant

Aid in the development of 32 students’ graphic communication skills through hands-on lessons in drafting standards + AutoCAD

Administer biweekly office hours as well as attend scheduled class periods and advisor meetings

Sep 2010 - May 2011

Indiana University Student Foundation, Bloomington, IN, US, Steering Committee

Plan, organize and execute signage for the largest campus event in the country with an audience of general members with proceeds directed towards Student Scholarships

Conduct interviews, appointed and led weekly committee meetings with 13 chair persons

May 2010 - May 2011


Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, US, Bachelors, Interior Design

Bachelors of Science from Indiana University's four year, CIDA accredited, interior design program

Minors in business and marketing from the Kelley School of Business and history or art from the Henry Radford Hope School of Fine Arts


Sep 2007 - May 2011


Pygmalion Award, Award

graphic excellence


IU Alumni Claude Rich Scholarship, Scholarship

academic excellence, strong involvement and leadership within the Indiana University Student Foundation


Helmor Scholarship, Scholarship

professional promise and portfolio review


Areas of Specialization