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  • Justin Highlander


    Columbus, OH

Motivated Interior Designer looking for a fast-paced retail design position to create innovative designs. One year of experience in the retail design world. Conceptual thinker that creates high quality work with high standards for excellence. Passion for hand sketching and rendering and strong contributor in a team environment. I taught myself 3DsMax, Revit, Google sketchup and V-ray and really enjoy 3D-modeling.

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Work History

EDUCATION: Columbus College of Art & Design Expected May 2011 Bachelor of Fine Arts in Interior Design Columbus, Ohio Minor in Fine Arts RELATED EXPERIENCE: Store Design and Construction March 2010 - Present Limited Brands Columbus, Ohio Constructed a store layout Created presentations for many projects Rendered store fronts and interiors Production Assistant Nov. 2008 Style Network & Time Warner Cable Galloway, Ohio Assisted designer Mark Brunetz in a Clean House makeover Represented myself in interviews and camera shots for the show Assembled room in one night Lab Monitor February 2008 - June 2010 Printmaking Lab, Columbus College of Art & Design Columbus, Ohio Organize all areas specific to printing Ensure everything is well stocked for student use WORK EXPERIENCE: Food Host June 2009 - Aug. 2009 Geauga Lake Water Wild Kingdom Aurora, Ohio Assisted customers through food preparation and service Communicated efectively with a team of co-workers Received Employee of the Month Award Primary Sorter Sept. 2008 - Oct. 2008 FedEx Grove City, Ohio Maintained a given pace of 3000 boxes a night Completed all physical tasks given by manager VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE: Construction Assistant June 2003 - July 2007 Builders for Christ Assisted in construction in Aurora, Ohio; Michigan; Aurora, Colorado; Dayton, Ohio; Xena, Ohio Helped bend and cut copper tubes for air conditioning and installed Provided assistance in laying roof sheeting and exterior siding Constructed interior walls and secured a section of sub flooring PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS: National Kitchen and Bath Association (NKBA) Nov 2009 - Present American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) Aug 2009 - Present SKILLS: Advanced In: PC and Mac formats. Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Adobe InDesgin, AutoCAD, Form Z, Google SketchUp Profcient In: Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Autodesk Revit Architecture, Autodesk 3DsMax


Columbus College of Art & Design



2011 Senior Excellence Award for Interior Design 2007 Dean's Scholarship 2010 Timothy Neese Scholarship 2007,2008,2009 Dean's List 2009,2010 President's List