Alison A. Brick

EDUCATION

 

 

COOPER UNION, New York, NY (2014-Present)

Certificate, Digital Representation and Fabrication (in progress)

 

PRATT INSTITUTE, Brooklyn, NY (2009-2012)

Master of Science, Interior Design

Exhibition Design Intensive Thesis Program

Winning Team Member, Urban Outfitters 2011 Halloween Window Design Contest

Book Award, Chosen by thesis professor for special recognition

 

ELISAVA SCHOOL OF DESIGN & ENGINEERING, Barcelona, Spain (July 2011)

Certificate, Retail Design Workshop

 

UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS AT AMHERST, Amherst, MA (2003-2007)

Bachelor of Arts, Art History and Spanish double major

Graduated Cum Laude

EMPLOYMENT

 

 

V'SOSKE, Assistant Designer (June 2012 - July 2015)

Design of new rugs and modification of existing layouts, both with the computer and by hand, implementation of the conversion from a strictly hand-drawn process to digital, creative collaboration with architects and designers, communication of design concepts with factory in Spanish and English, development of new samples, tracking fabrication schedule and budget, pricing calculation, creation and maintenance of company visual design standards, provide technical support for entire office

 

BOLECHOW JEWISH HERITAGE SOCIETY, Digital Media Designer (May 2012 - Present)

Conduct interviews of Holocaust survivors, creation of custom online "memory maps" with embedded video, edition audio and production of videos, development of new website design concept and general art direction

 

THE CITY RELIQUARY MUSEUM, Event Volunteer (February 2010 - Present)

Attend various museum events and provide support as necessary, such as admissions, event check-in, concessions, register reconciliation, and providing exhibition information

 

V'SOSKE, Exhibition Designer (June 2011 - May 2012)

Exhibition Title: V'SOSKE Rugs by Architects: Architecture in Transition 1979-1993

Location: The Center for Architecture, New York, NY, May 14-26, 2012

Archival research, compilation of materials and artwork, design of exhibition layout including: architectural drawings and renderings, art placement, design of printed materials including: exhibition catalogue, and wall and window graphics, coordination with gallery and outside vendors, preparation of information to be distributed electronically

 

V'SOSKE, Intern/Assistant (July 2011-May 2012)

Assist with new pattern design and rug layout, assist with digitization process, organize archive of company history, various administrative tasks

 

THE CONTAINER STORE, Logistics Specialist & Customer Service Representative (August 2009-July 2011)

 

MINISTRY OF EDUCATION & CULTURE, SPAIN, English Language and Culture Assistant (October 2007-May 2009)

 

MEGGESTO, CROSSETT & VALERINO, LLP, Administrative Assistant (July 2003-October 2007)

SOFTWARE/SKILLS

AutoCAD, Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Rhino 5, Sketchup 8, V-Ray rendering for Rhino and Sketchup, Revit Architecture, Microsoft Office Suite, basic HTML and flash for web design, hand sketching and rendering, color matching and specification, experience in construction and digital fabrication including CNC milling, 3D printing and laser cutting, and Rubiks Cube

LANGUAGES

English, native language

Spanish, fluently spoken with a wide vocabulary

French, elementary level of conversational French

MEMBERSHIPS

IIDA Student Mentoring Program, The Architectural League of New York

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