Resume

Qualifications:

  • Views all challenges as an opportunity for creativity
  • Continually delights clients with interior spaces that exceed their expectations
  • Organizational skills have been honed by project management and construction administration experience
  • Flourishes within a collaborative team environment, enjoys colorful individuals
  • Communicates expertly

Work Experience:

Interior Designer: Klawiter and Associates, Los Angeles, CA 2007-Present

Adjunct Professor:  LaRoche College, Pittsburgh, PA 2005-2006

  • Instructed 13 first-year interior design students in Color Theory Course for LaRoche’s renowned FIDER-accredited program.

Senior Designer, Brand Facilitator: Indigo Branded Environments, LLC, Sewickley, PA 2001-2005

  • Pioneered concept of branded environments for Indigo, transformed corporate identity and marketing materials.
  • Creatively solved client challenges as a senior designer on projects with construction costs ranging from $15,000 to $25 million.
  • Translated clients’ business goals into three-dimensional design solutions with exactitude.
  • Managed junior design staff to think independently, expound upon their creative ideas, and their workload during demanding project schedules.
  • Developed ever-expanding “comfort-zone” through unconventional sales training.

Junior Designer: Burt Hill Kosar Rittelman Associates, Pittsburgh, PA 1997-2001

  • Produced fresh space plans seamlessly integrating client program information, budgetary constraints, corporate identity and image, site conditions and special use equipment.
  • Generated exemplary presentation drawings and expertly precise construction documents within record time.

Junior Designer, Herman Miller Specifer: Office Pavilion, Pittsburgh, PA 1994-1997

  • Maintained gross-profit margins through detail oriented product specifications and explicit installation drawings.
  • Launched large design projects soon after hire date through product research and systematic project management.

Education:

Bachelor of Science, Interior Design, LaRoche College, Pittsburgh, PA 1996

FIDER and NASAD accredited, Dean’s List, ASID

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