Kristen Karlovich Resume
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Location: Baltimore, MD, USA
School: Maryland Institute College of Art
Major: Product Design

Kristen Karlovich Resume

Summary of Kristen:
Creative, outgoing, broadminded young designer/ artist passionate to succeed in a design related field while
bettering the lives of others. Ability to work well in both interactive environments as well as self direction.

Education:
MARYLAND INSTITUTE COLLEGE OF ART (MICA) BALTIMORE, MD, Present - Spring 2021,
Bachelor of Fine Arts candidate in Product Design with a concentration in Sustainability

BURREN COLLEGE OF ART, BALLYVAUGHAN, IRELAND Summer 2019, Completed course studies in Ecology and Sustainability

TEMPLE UNIVERSITY, TYLER SCHOOL OF ART, PHILADELPHIA, PA
Foundations year (freshman), completed Fall 2017- Spring 2019

CARNEGIE MELLON UNIVERSITY,
PITTSBURGH PA Fall 2015, Spring 2016, Fall 2016,
Studied at the weekend Pre-College Studio Art Programs in Animation, Painting and Drawing

Skills:
TECHNICAL ABILITIES: Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign) , Fusion 360, RHINO, Microsoft Office, Sketchbook Pro, Keyshot, Sketchup, 3D Printing Software, Digital and Analog Drawing, Mural, Figma, Miro

FAMILIAR WITH: CNC Machines, Saws, Milling Machines, Lathes, 3D Printers, Laser cutting, Most shop equipment, Digital Tablets (iPad, Wacom)

PROFESSIONAL: Product Sales and Up-selling,
Cash handling, Project Management, Managing Groups, Working with customers of all ages, Communication Skills, Persona Development, Writing and Editing,
Market Research, Branding

Relevant Experience:
HACK BALTIMORE INTERN JUNE-AUGUST 2020
(REMOTE WORK), BALTIMORE, MD
Developed and established persona’s and job descriptions for on-boarding volunteers
Created Figma boards for design process over view
Initiated User Research and Interviews
Participated and collaborated in design brainstorming sessions

FORTUNE 500 COMPANY PACKAGE DESIGN WITH STUDIES AT MICA, 2019, MARYLAND INSTITUTE COLLEGE OF ART,BALTIMORE, MD
Developed and implemented luxury package design
Conducted in-depth user testing and marketing research
Developed marketing strategy
Designed graphics

MICA PRODUCT DESIGN DEPARTMENT STUDENT LEADER
MARYLAND INSTITUTE COLLEGE OF ART, BALTIMORE, MD
Spearheaded installation of first product design gallery show at MICA
Developed, created and curated group exhibition

Awards and Publications:
Product published in the Baltimore Magazine for a collaboration project with Glyndon Lord Baltimore Cleaners, 2019

Deans List, Maryland Institute College of Art, 2018-2019

Croatian Fraternal Union of America 125th Anniversary Essay Contest winner, 2019

Writing published in the Zajednicar, 125th Anniversary Essay, 2019

Maryland Institute of Art Merit Scholarship, 2018 - Present

Croatian Fraternal Union of America Annual Academic
Scholarship winner, 2018 and 2019

Additional Experience:
THEATER CREW, AMC THEATERS, MT. LEBANON PA, NOVEMBER 2015- AUGUST 2018

SALES ASSOCIATE, THE GAP ASSOCIATE, PITTSBURGH, PA NOVEMBER 2016- JANUARY 2017
(Seasonal Sales Associate)

Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign) , Fusion 360, RHINO, Microsoft Office, Sketc