Katarina Dobranska

Museum Exhibition designer

London, United Kingdom
I have graduated from Interior Design, and have worked for leading Exhibition Design companies in UK and abroad, where I joined the design team to create concept and develop content, design schematic graphics, research, visualise exhibits, and sketch ideas.

I love to draw, paint and learn foreign languages. I can converse in German, French, I'm learning Italian, and speak fluent Slovakian. In my spare time I visit exhibitions and visitor experiences, and travel.

Work Experience

Event Communications

Vectorworks Technician

I supported the senior designer in producing technical drawings, and compiling a drawing document.
March 2017 - August 2017 London, United Kingdom

Jack Morton Worldwide

Freelance 3D Creative

I generated spatial planning and design Ideas, produced technical drawings, detail drawings, 3D modelling, research, and sketching.
January 2016 - June 2016 Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Atelier Brückner

Interior Architect

I have worked on the Blue Planet Aquarium in Copenhagen, Denmark, and worked on the project for 6 months, from the design stage to detail design. I produced Graphic Design using Adobe Illustrator, technical and detail design drawings using 2D and 3D Vectorworks, researched information and materials for installations, built models, sketches, and schematic design, and formed documents of installations using Adobe inDesign and Edexcel.
September 2014 - February 2015 Stuttgart, Germany

Grigoriou Interiors

Designer

Design residential spaces
January 2014 - March 2014 London, United Kingdom

PortraitX

Prop maker and set designer

I produce visuals and techincal drawing of props and make large scale props.
January 2013 - August 2013 London, United Kingdom

Norton Allison

Freelance Designer

I make physical models, create 3D models on Vectorworks, produce drawings of exhibits and produce visual research.
November 2012 - January 2013 Cambridge, United Kingdom

Somerset House

Invigilator and Event Assistant

I invigilate exhibitions, provide information about the exhibition and the Somerset House, assist in events and workshops.
October 2012 - London, United Kingdom

MET Studio Design

Freelance Junior Designer

I visualised already designed exhibits and storyboards for the Ningbo Science Centre in Ningbo, China. I also came up with ideas, built a physical model, produced research for Saudi Aramco in Saudi Arabia, produced logo design for EVCA, ordered swatches and produced research.
June 2010 - November 2010 London, United Kingdom

MET Studio Design

Assistant Junior Designer

I worked as an intern to produce research, come up with design ideas, visualised exhibits, and developed designs.
September 2008 - June 2009 London, United Kingdom

Education

Central St. Martins College Of Art And Design

MA Creative Practice for Narrative Environments

I collaborated with classmates from various academic and design backrounds to produce interactive and conceptual designs. I worked on various projects, such as event, experiential designs and installations.
October 2007 - July 2011 London, United Kingdom

University Of Essex

BA (Hons) Interior Design

I worked on various design projects, such as retail, exhibition, and entertainment design. I studied technical drawing, detailed design, construction, and project management. At the end of the final year I exhibited at New Designers, in Islington, London.
October 2005 - July 2007 Writtle, United Kingdom

De Montfort University

BA (hons) Interior Design and Design Management

I studied a joint degree, where I learned about the management side of design as well as Interior Design. I had more interior design modules in the 1st year, where I studied residential design, learned how to hand draw and render visuals and technical drawings.
September 2004 - May 2005 Leicester, United Kingdom

Languages

Slovak (Native),
German (Advanced),
French (Advanced),
Korean (Beginner),
English (Fluent),
Italian (Beginner),

Skills

2D And 3D AutoCAD, 2D And 3D Vectorworks, 3D Max, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Indesign, Adobe Photoshop, Audacity, Design Development, Drawing, Event Design, Exhibition Design, Experiential Design, Google Sketchup, Model Making, Museum Exhibition Design, Pinnacles Studio, Proficient On Mac And PC, Windows Movie Maker,