Teresa Koransky
(Address available on request)
Salida, CO - 719-207-1563
  1985 - 1989 Mississippi State University
  Starkville, MS
Architecture major
  February 2008 - Present Tanda CAD Drafting and Design
Salida, CO
  Owner/Operator of Residential Drafting and Design Services: I work with clients to produce accurate scaled plans and elevations for use by contractors and to acquire building permits for residential housing. Design suggestions are required for construction and passive solar design implications.  I build scale models of the final design to help clients visualize their new home.  Samples available on request.
  April 2010 - Present HiFi Follies
Salida, CO
  Artist: Primarily using vinyl records, I create useful items such as clocks, bowls, etc.  I also create mixed media pieces on canvas also incorporating vinyl records.  I have an online presence and have several pieces in a local gallery, Earth Song Creations.
  June 2009 - October 2011 Pak Mail Packing and Shipping
    944 E. Rainbow Blvd, Salida, CO
  Office manager: My responsibilities included customer service and sales experience for packaging and shipping, copying and various other tasks.  I was responsible for ordering supplies from various vendors as required.  I also kept retail space updated and stocked. I handled cash via POS (point of sale) software.  I also performed opening and closing duties.
  September 2008 - June 2009 KHEN Community Radio
    PO Box 596, Salida, CO
  Station Coordinator: As Station Coordinator of a non-profit community radio station, I coordinated visiting bands and members of the community with 35+ on-air DJs.  My office duties required a working knowledge of MS Word, Excel, Word Press (website software), Station Playlist Studio (radio automation software), Gmail and Outlook.  I kept the KHEN website up to date and trained DJs on various tasks at the station.  I also co-hosted an on-air radio program.
  Architectural Drafter: Contract and freelance AutoCAD drafting with the following companies:
February 2008 - 2010 Tanda CAD/ Tanda Enterprises, LLC
Salida, CO
  I worked with clients to produce accurate scaled plans and elevations for use by contractors and to obtain building permits.  Some design suggestions are submitted as required for construction.  Samples available on request.
December 2007 - 2010 Judd Fine Homes
Salida, CO
Judd Fine Homes is a design-build firm constructing unique custom homes in the Arkansas Valley.  I have assisted Judd Fine Homes by providing architectural drawings and details for residential structures.
June 2007 - December 2008 Rising Sun Design-Solutions, LLC
Salida, CO
  Rising Sun LLC provides earth friendly design services for both existing and new residential construction.  I have assisted Rising Sun by providing architectural drawings and details for various passive-solar solutions. 
January 2007 - March 2008 Sigma Solutions, Inc.
Austell, GA
  Sigma Solutions provides construction and installation documents for various manufacturers of metal awnings and walkways for commercial, educational and municipal buildings.  Drawings are produced from architectural construction documents and modified for the various manufacturers of the awnings and walkways specified, both standing seam and ACM (aluminum composite material), using details specified per each manufacturer.
  December 2005 - December 2006 Sabbatical
  Traveler: After several years of preparation, I traveled with my husband through the U.S. Southwest, Northwest, Alaska and Canada, documenting our travels on a website www.adventure.koranky.com. Throughout the trip we updated the site using a variety of graphics and computer programs. Among these: Frontpage, Photoshop Elements, ACDSee, Microsoft Streets and Trips, and Adobe Premier Elements (for podcasts). We have relocated to Salida, CO.
  October 2002 - May 2005 Miller Clapperton Partnership
    948 Second Flag Dr, Austell, GA
  Design Engineer: Architectural metal components design and fabrication company. I produced architectural drawings and fabrication drawings for aluminum composite metal (ACM) panels used on building exteriors. Architectural drawings extrapolated information from construction documents to drawings specific to the ACM paneling required. Fabrication drawings were shop drawings for the production of the individual panels. I worked on municipal buildings, airports, high-rise and industrial building projects with ACM exterior paneling, in whole or in part. I worked with AutoCAD 2002 drawing program. I left to travel for a year with my husband.
  June 2002 - September 2002 Premier Metal Products
    Bankhead Hwy, Villa Rica, GA
  Designer: Architectural metal components design and fabrication company. I produced fabrication details for interior and exterior metal paneling and components of major municipal buildings and airports. Company has gone out of business.
  March 2001 - November 2001 CasaBlanca Design
    811 Pickens Industrial Dr, Marietta, GA
  Interior Designer: Interior design firm working primarily with McDonald's Corporate and Franchise stores. I produced store layouts and interior elevations. I also detailed various design elements used in many stores and specified interior finishes. Verified ADA requirements. I worked with AutoCAD 2000, MS Access databases, ACDSee, among other computer programs. I was laid off due to work slow down after 9/11.
  January 1999 - March 2001 Merchandising Equipment Inc. (MEI)
    820 Fairburn Road SW, Atlanta GA
  Head of Drafting and Engineering: Company working exclusively with Saks Incorporated, MEI details and builds department store interiors and store fixtures for all stores within the Saks Inc. holdings: Saks Fifth Ave, Parisian, McRae's, Proffitts, Younkers, Carson Pirie Scott, among others. I was responsible for client contact on design and specifications, supervised detail drawings for construction and manufacturing of fixtures for department store interiors. Verified ADA requirements. Coordinated computer files and drawing files for production, maintaining clients' design concepts. I worked with MicroStation J and AutoCAD 14, converting files from one format to the other.
  April 1998 - December 1998 The Ritchie Organization (TRO)
    115 21st Street North, Birmingham, AL
  Computer Drafter: Architectural firm constructing hospitals and physicians' office complexes. I produced construction documents and coordinated with mechanical and electrical engineers for accuracy of documentation. I verified ADA requirements and specifics of hospital requirements (medical gas line, gurney sizes, medical clearances, etc.) in drawings.
  1990 - April 1998 Howard Garrett & Associates (HGA)
    2300 7th Ave. S. Birmingham, AL
  Computer Drafter: I did detail drafting of store fixtures for high-end cosmetic firms (Clinique, Estee Lauder, Chanel, both domestic and international), and for major department stores (Tiffany's, Dillard's, Macy, Gayfers, McRae's), and locally based department stores and others. I was responsible for client contact on design and specifications, detail drawings for construction and manufacturing of fixtures. I produced construction documents for major department stores, including lighting and electrical layouts. Coordinated computer files and drawing files.
  AutoCAD R12, 13, 14 MicroStation
  AutoCAD 2000, 2002, 2007LT Microsoft Word
  Adobe Photoshop Elements Microsoft Excel
  Adobe Premier Elements Microsoft Access
  ACDSee 8.0 Microsoft Frontpage (Microsoft Expression Web)
  Ongoing Self Employed
  Artistic endeavors such as drawing and painting, furniture refinishing.
  1996 - 1998 Tearose
    587 Shades Crest Rd, Hoover, AL
  Personal antique and collectibles business: I did refinishing and repairing antiques and near-antiques for resale. I also dealt with collectibles and glassware. (Out of business due to fire)
  1997 - 1998 T's Toys
    Birmingham, AL
  Personal business: I created and sold earrings and "bike decorations". Displayed and sold at local bicycle shops.
References on request.