- 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
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.
Bachelor of Science, Interior Design, LaRoche College, Pittsburgh, PA 1996
FIDER and NASAD accredited, Dean’s List, ASID