Name

Sara Thompson

About

EDUCATION
The University of Southern Mississippi Hattiesburg, MS
Bachelor of Science, Major: Interior Design, CIDA-NKBA Accredited
GPA: 3.94/4.00 Graduation: August 2010

EXPERIENCE
GBP Direct, Kenner, LA – August 2014 – Present
Prepare office furniture plans and space plans in CAD, generate quotes using CAP 20/20, work with manufacturers and reps, create digital and physical presentation boards for clients, and make sales calls.
Dameron Pierson, New Orleans, LA – August 2010 – August 2014
Prepare office furniture plans and space plans in CAD, generate quotes using CAP 20/20, work with manufacturers and reps, create presentation boards for clients, and make sales calls.
Thompson Engineering, Picayune, MS – Spring 2010 – Fall 2010
Conduct an energy audit walk-through for various buildings and type up reports of energy savings, draft energy saving design implementations in AutoCAD.
VA Medical Center Interior Design Intern, Biloxi, MS – Summer 2010
Shadow interior designers, assist in specifications, converse with reps, and work on various projects.
Contract Work, Hattiesburg, MS – Summer 2009
Prepared CAD drawings for Pace Head Start.
Sullivan’s Office Furniture, Starkville, MS - Summer 2008 – Winter 2008
Assist customers in finding office supplies and furnishings, prepare CAD drawings and furniture
proposals through dealers such as Haworth, and assemble displays for furniture and accessories.
United States Geological Survey, Jackson, MS - 2005-2008
Enter data in Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word, assist in lab research.

COMPUTER SKILLS
AutoCAD Architecture 2013 Microsoft Word Google SketchUp
Adobe Photoshop CS3 Microsoft Excel Autodesk Impression 2
Revit Architecture 2008 Microsoft Power Point Adobe InDesign CS3
CAP/2020 Software

HONORS
President’s Scholar, Mississippi State University, 2006-2008
Honors College, Mississippi State University member, 2006-2008
Mississippi Eminent Scholars Grant (MESG), 2006-2010
Mississippi Tuition Assistance Grant (MTAG), 2006-2010
Academic Scholarship, Mississippi State University, 2006-2008
National Society of Collegiate Scholars, Mississippi State University, 2008

ACTIVITIES
American Society of Interior Designers (ASID)
• Allied Member – January 2011 – Present
• The University of Southern Mississippi Student Chapter, January 2009 – December 2010
• Mississippi State Student Chapter, August 2006 – December 2008
• DeltaCon Furnishings Exposition & ASID Convention, Jackson, MS – October 16-17, 2009
Mississippi Coalition for Interior Design Legislation (MCIDL)
• Student Member, 2009-2010
National Kitchen and Bath Association (NKBA)
• Student Member, 2009-2010
Memphis Design Study Tour, 2007
Habitat for Humanity Project, Summer 2008
Atlanta Carpet and Design Study Tour, Fall 2008
CEU IDEC #8156 “What Does Culture Have to do with Color?” - Dwight DeClair, AAE
CEU IDEC #5766 “GreenGuard Healthy Indoor Air by Design GEI1” – Kirby Davis, CSI, CCTS, CDT, LEED AP
Neocon Showcase, June 2011, 2012, and 2013