Enthusiastic, creative and critical Interior Designer with experience in graphic and sculptural art. Successfully worked on various design projects and transformed concepts into beautiful and functional design solutions. Takes initiative on projects and is always eager to enhance knowledge and skills. Naturally able to paint and draw: maintaining natural ability is essential to generate original work. Detail oriented: draws from experiences and surroundings to create aesthetic and functional designs. Highly motivated, colorful and humorous individual who is goal oriented.

Work Samples

  • Custom Bookcases for Fashionista Offices

  • Hand Rendering

  • Hand lettering

Work History

  • Design Assistant

    • Jennifer Sarantakis INC.
    • Brooklyn, NY
    • Jun 2013 - Feb 2014 (8 months)

    Actively aids in the design process from concept to finished presentation. Creates detailed construction documents, material boards and spec sheets. Contacts dealers and sales reps to obtain samples and material quotes. Successfully translates designer’s ideas into AutoCAD and hand renderings.

  • Design Assistant

    • Homepolish- Danielle Arps LLC.
    • Aug 2013 - Dec 2013 (4 months)

    Responsible for sourcing furniture, purchase orders, supervision of installation, and styling for start-up offices in NYC and Brooklyn. Supports design aesthetic and overall final product. Maintains a full schedule with designer on producing functional and resourceful spaces for companies such as Fashionista, YPlan, Gilt, and various other start-ups.

  • Volunteer

    • Habitat for Humanity
    • Jun 2013 - Jul 2013 (1 month)

    Brush with Kindness - Senior Citizen Center: Worked with a team to rehabilitate the Lehman Senior Center. Painted and cleaned center walls restroom and kitchenette.

  • Product Leader/ Key holder

    • Zara
    • Garden City, NY
    • Sep 2010 - May 2013 (2 years 8 months)

    Experienced in customer service, floor coordination and visual merchandising. Effectively translated company standards to functioning displays marketed toward target clientele leading to top sales for the region and store expansion. Leader among the associate team and motivated others to work efficiently. Supervised opening and closing procedures.

  • Freelancer

    • Me
    • 2010 - 2013 (3 years)

    Provides AutoCAD drawings, perspective drawings, hand renderings and photoshop edits for independent interior designers in NY and NJ. Paints and draws custom work for friends family and other clients. Maintains an Etsy shop where she sells handmade jewelry, 3D monograms, and hand lettered stationary.

    Harlem Residence: Furniture and finish selection for a three bedroom apartment.
    Hamptons Residence: Furniture and finish selection for a 3 bedroom, 2.5 bath residence in Southampton NY.

  • Vice President

    • Drexel Interiors Group
    • Sep 2009 - Jun 2010 (9 months)

    Chosen out of several students to speak and present on behalf of the Drexel Interiors program. Facilitated individual and group workshops with prospective and incoming students, as well as underclassmen to provide an introduction and understanding of the Drexel Interiors Program. Demonstrated the use and benefits of design software through tutorials and examples of student work.

  • Vice President

    • Senior Show Executive Committee
    • Sep 2009 - Jun 2010 (9 months)

    Effectively chaired the sub-Committee for graphics. Successfully utilized Photoshop to design and edit graphics for the entire senior show, which resulted in a winning event that received rave reviews.

  • Intern

    • Narissi Designs
    • Oceanside, NY
    • May 2009 - Aug 2009 (3 months)

    Responsible for floor plan arrangement, hand sketched original drapery design and custom built cabinetry. Excellent customer relations: Successful interpretation of customer design needs into tangible productions.

Education

  • Drexel University

    • Bachelor of Science Interior Design
    • 2006 - 2010

Specialties

Awards

Drexel University Endowed Grant

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