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Experience

ForrestPerkins / San Francisco, CA / 2014–Present / Designer
– Collaborate with clients and design team on concepts and space planning for hotel lobbies, restaurants, meeting rooms, and guestrooms
– Advance project from concept phase to drawing phase with plans, elevations, and details
– Source and select finishes, furniture, and lighting to solidify design and establish budget
– Design and supervise the fabrication of custom furniture, lighting, and carpet
– Prepare schedules, FF&E binders, presentation and material boards
– Conduct site reviews, measurements, and on-site field verifications
– Properties include Fairmont Hotel, Mark Hopkins Hotel, Claremont Hotel, Flamingo Las Vegas, and Cambria Properties (Chicago, Nashville, and New Orleans)

JL Furnishings / Los Angeles, CA / 2012–2014 / Designer
– Collaborate with designers from concept to CAD drawing to finished piece
– Work closely with designers regarding materials, finishes, revisions and prototype review
– Coordinate with production and engineering managers to produce furniture within budget
– Manage logistics with designers and fabrication team to make sure install dates are met
– Conduct site reviews, measurements, and on-site field verifications

Interior Design Fair / San Francisco, CA / 2012 / Design Intern
– Worked with designers on concept development and space planning
– Performed site reviews and measures for accurate CAD floorplans and elevations
– Sourced materials and finishes for internal and client projects
– Styled photo shoots for commercial and residential projects
– Prepared schedules, FF&E binders, and expediting reports

Crate & Barrel / San Francisco, CA / 2011–2012 / Visual Merchandiser
– Set up displays and fixtures, designed windows based on planograms, and assisted in any visual merchandising needs
– Maintained a clean and stocked showroom for all incoming and returning customers
– Worked with customers to help find and purchase necessary and accompanying items

Ann Sacks / San Francisco, CA / 2010 /Design Intern
– Accompanied sales representatives to sites for installation review
– Maintained a clean and organized sample and showroom
– Shadowed in-house sales group and pulled samples for current and potential customers

VitroRobertson / San Diego, CA / 2008–2009 / Project Director
– Created budgets for project out-of-pocket expenses and hours required by internal team
– Developed project timelines, monitored job progress and led weekly status meetings
– Allocated work among creative group and account members to ensure that all deadlines were met

NYCA / Encinitas, CA  / 2005–2007 / Project Director
– Developed project timelines, monitored job progress and led weekly status meetings
– Approved comps and final layouts of all projects leaving agency for client review, approval, and printing
– Assigned by management to oversee production studio in all new business pitches

Corbett Accel / Healthcare Group / New York, NY / 2002–2005 / Project Manager
– Created work flow processes for print ads, promotional materials, and internal creative projects
– Approved final comps of all components leaving agency (meeting materials, final ad files, and medical/legal review materials)
– Developed project timelines, monitored job progress and led weekly status meetings

Education

Academy of Art University / San Francisco, CA / 2011 / BFA, Interior Architecture and Design
– Coursework included Design History, Building Construction, Materials, Retail Design, Residential Design, and Hospitality Design
– Hand skills in perspective drawing, sketching and color rendering
– Software training included AutoCAD, 3ds Max, InDesign, Photoshop
– High-end retail concept space featured in the Winter Issue of 180 Magazine
– La Borsa Negozio handbag store project featured in the university’s 2011 Winter Show
– POP Hotel project featured in the university’s 2012 Spring Show

University of Hartford / Hartford, CT / 1997 / BA, Art History
– Coursework included History of Design, Asian Arts, Women in Art, Art Theory, History of Cinema