408.656.0934
Tara.M.Rasmussen@gmail.com
www.tararasmussen.com
Portfolio 2014
Interior Design
Experience
L. Kershner Design, Santa Cruz CA
Designer- 3/2013-Present
• Utilize AutoCAD and DIRTT ICE to draft floor plans...
Skills and Education
Professional Skills
 Negotiation and sales in a target based environment.
 Goal oriented, analytica...
Catalyst RiverMeadow
Startup Tech Company
San Jose, CA
Catalyst RiverMeadow
Phase 1 Photos
Eckert Residence Floor Plan
San Jose, CA
Eckert Residence
Elevations
San Jose, CA
SCALE ¼” = 1’
SCALE ¼” = 1’
SCALE ¼” = 1’
SCALE ¼” = 1’ SCALE ¼” = 1’
SCALE ¼” = ...
Eckert Living Room
Wall Color Selection
Leather
SelectionFor
BelgiumCollection
Eckert KitchenWall Color Selection
Table Linen Color Selection
Eckert Guest Room Wall Color Selecti
Eckert Master Bedroom
Wall Color Selection
Eckert Bathrooms
Wall Color Selectio
Ford Guest Suite
Carmel, CA
FORD GUEST SUITE
SCALE 3/8” = 1’
Ford Guest Suite
Carmel, CA
City of Santa Cruz Public Art
Commission
Anderson
Knickerbocker
Nicholas
Mary
Senior Project
Senior Project
Tara Rasmussen
www.TaraRasmussen.com
Tara.M.Rasmussen@gmail
408.656.0934
Thank
You
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Portfolio 8.26.13

  1. 1. 408.656.0934 Tara.M.Rasmussen@gmail.com www.tararasmussen.com Portfolio 2014 Interior Design
  2. 2. Experience L. Kershner Design, Santa Cruz CA Designer- 3/2013-Present • Utilize AutoCAD and DIRTT ICE to draft floor plans, elevations, perspectives, sections, coded finish plans, FF&E selection schedules and fly-though videos. • Rendering in Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator. • Manage social media updates. • Manage overhaul of website. • Develop and implement creative solutions with a focus on innovation, quality and sustainability. • Support principal designer with development of concept, story line, FF&E budgets and presentation boards. • Finish materials selection and specifications, and furniture selection and specifications. Interior furnishings, fabrics, 
decorative lighting, and accessories product research and selection. • Expedite and follow-up on order status. Communicate and work with vendors to acquire quotes and lead times. • General office duties: phones, filing, copying, office and resource library organization. Rochelle Dusatko Designs, Sunnyvale CA Senior Designer/Project Manager/Executive Assistant- 1/1010- Present • Generating quotes, contracts, invoices and receipts; proficient with financial data (invoices, budgets and accounts 
payable). • Hire and train new employees. manage installation crew, de-installation crew. Maintain warehouse • Coordination with clients, vendors, contractors and purchasing agents throughout design and specification process to 
insure that projects are adhering to outlined project schedules. • Interior finish, plumbing, appliance, lighting, and hardware sourcing, selections, and schedules. • Maintain client files and library • Calendaring and appointment management for principal designer and myself, including on-site and off-site meetings, • events, deliveries and installations. • Design consultations, develop design schemes and furniture layouts. • Selecting FF&E samples for renovation and remodeling of residences. • Accessorize all rooms while considering the order of importance of each. 
 Trudy’s Brides, Campbell CA Sales Associate, 8/2012-Present • Responsible for meeting or exceeding sales and new account goals. • Demonstrate knowledge of all products and services and using this knowledge to build sales. • Building customer relationships and loyalty, maintenance of a client file. Staging Artists, San Jose CA Stager and Design Consultant, 12/2009-12/2010 • Generated quotes, conducted design consultations and marketing at Broker open houses. • Managed our installation crew, de-installation crew and training of new employees. • Selected and arranged items to fit the style and character of a house while considering the area, race and age of potential 
buyersSelby House Ltd., Menlo Park CA Design Consultant and Sales Representative, 6/2006-1/2009 • Created professional photography shoots, AutoCAD drawings, floor plans, space plans, presentation boards, and 
material boards. • Duties included customer service, shipping and receiving of merchandise, pricing and stocking of inventory, creating 
floor displays, organizing catalogues and material samples. • Worked with own clients on space planning, choosing paint color, furniture, lighting, paint or wall
  3. 3. Skills and Education Professional Skills  Negotiation and sales in a target based environment.  Goal oriented, analytical take the initiative and handle multiple tasks easily.  Outstanding organizational, computer, project management skills.  Strong oral and written communication skills.  Can work effectively and develop solutions in high-pressure, fast-paced environment with tight deadlines.  Can handle multiple projects and adhere to strict deadlines.  Function capably as effective team member, leader, supervisor, coach, and collaborator.  Very strong critical thinking, reasoning and problem solving abilities coupled with confident decision making ability. 
 Computer Skills 
3D AutoCAD, Revit Architecture, DIRTT ICE Software, Google SketchUp, Podium, QuickBooks, Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign, Intuit Website Designer, Picasa, Flicker, Facebook, Instagram, iPhoto. Hands On Skills Drafting, Rendering, Acrylic Painting, Oil Painting, Mixed Media Art, Sewing, Photography, Concept Boards, Re- Upholstering, Assembly of Furniture and Fixtures, Unique Furniture Design and Construction. Organizations and Volunteer Work Member of the International Interior Design Association, 2007 – Present. Volunteering annually at the Herman Miller We Care event at the Boys & Girls Club in San Francisco. Interests and Hobbies Participating in theater productions, performing in choral and jazz ensembles, dancing to the blues, photography, and traveling. Additionally, I enjoy helping my dad build and remodel our family home.
  4. 4. Catalyst RiverMeadow Startup Tech Company San Jose, CA
  5. 5. Catalyst RiverMeadow Phase 1 Photos
  6. 6. Eckert Residence Floor Plan San Jose, CA
  7. 7. Eckert Residence Elevations San Jose, CA SCALE ¼” = 1’ SCALE ¼” = 1’ SCALE ¼” = 1’ SCALE ¼” = 1’ SCALE ¼” = 1’ SCALE ¼” = 1’
  8. 8. Eckert Living Room Wall Color Selection Leather SelectionFor BelgiumCollection
  9. 9. Eckert KitchenWall Color Selection Table Linen Color Selection
  10. 10. Eckert Guest Room Wall Color Selecti
  11. 11. Eckert Master Bedroom Wall Color Selection
  12. 12. Eckert Bathrooms Wall Color Selectio
  13. 13. Ford Guest Suite Carmel, CA FORD GUEST SUITE SCALE 3/8” = 1’
  14. 14. Ford Guest Suite Carmel, CA
  15. 15. City of Santa Cruz Public Art Commission
  16. 16. Anderson
  17. 17. Knickerbocker
  18. 18. Nicholas
  19. 19. Mary
  20. 20. Senior Project
  21. 21. Senior Project
  22. 22. Tara Rasmussen www.TaraRasmussen.com Tara.M.Rasmussen@gmail 408.656.0934 Thank You

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