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E D U C AT I O N PRATT INSTITUTE OF ART MASTER OF SCIENCE IN INTERIOR DESIGN Aug 2012 - May 2015 || Brooklyn, NY GPA | 3.80 Thesis | “Ornament as Security: Proving Ornament can be a Functional Material Structure” Artist + Project Manager | Designed and led team-collaborated public art mural in the 2014 DUMBO Arts Festival Graduate Student Fellowship | Administrative assistant to interior design department chair and faculty UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA BACHELOR OF ARTS IN THE HISTORY OF ART Aug 2007 - Dec 2010 || Gainesville, FL GPA | 3.89, Magna Cum Laude Thesis | “The Art of Louise Bourgeois: Moving from the Personal to the Universal”

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE GOOD SENSE AND COMPANY DESIGNER Nov 2015 - Present || Brooklyn, NY • Design live events, concerts (e.g. Aretha Franklin, Alicia Keys, Katy Perry), pop-up stores, exhibitions, branded environments, product launches, and installations • Draft technical construction documents using AutoCad and Revit, including custom furniture and millwork details • Produce design renderings from initial idea until final client approval using Revit, 3ds Max, and Photoshop • Collaborate with and advise fabrication shops on aspects of the design build • Oversee design and graphic installs onsite and lead others to ensure proper execution of final design and details • Create “look and feel” of a space through selection of furniture, materials, finishes, colors, lighting, and decor • Notable clients include: Facebook, Google, Youtube, Tribeca Enterprises, Universal Music, American Airlines BURKE DESIGN & ARCHITECTURE INTERIOR DESIGNER Sep 2015 - May 2016 || New York, NY • Created 3D SketchUp models of residential and monastic spaces to develop quick digital renderings • Assisted in drawing and revising construction documents using AutoCad T-DESIGN ARCHITECTURE JUNIOR INTERIOR DESIGNER Sep 2014 - June 2015 || New York, NY • Collaborated in concept generation, design, and space planning for residential and commercial projects • Prepared material specifications, drawings, sketches, and renderings for client presentations • Conducted site surveys of residential spaces to create architectural drawings for DOB permitting and contractor bidding INTERIOR DESIGN INTERN May 2014 - Aug 2014 || New York, NY • Assisted in spatial planning and preparing construction documents using AutoCad • Sourced and tracked FF&E from venders, researched and selected materials, and visited showrooms

SKILLS Design Skills | Concept Generation, Presentation Design, Drafting, Model Making, Space Planning, Sketching, Sewing Software Skills | AutoCad, Revit, 3ds Max, SketchUp, Adobe Creative Suite, Google Docs, Microsoft Office Project Management Skills | Organizing, Budgeting, Scheduling, Programming, Multi-tasking, Sourcing

P U B L I C AT I O N S A N D A C A D E M I C A P P E A R A N C E S Publication | “Swamped” in Textile Technology and Design: From Interior Space to Outer Space, ed. D. Schneiderman and A. Winton (NY: Bloomsbury Academic, 2016), 67-72; Plate 8. Academic Appearances 2016 - Present | Guest Panelist for Pratt Professional Practice and Portfolio Development; Guest Critic for Pratt Patterns By Design, Pratt Interior Design Thesis, and Parsons Interior Design Studio

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Rachel Ben-Zadok Resume_August 2019  

Rachel Ben-Zadok Resume_August 2019  

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