Interior design projects for corporate interiors, assisted living, educational, multi-unit and single family residential projects
Stieg Design Associates, Seattle, WA
Interior designer, 12/10 - present
On-site data gathering and collation. Creation and development of floor plans and elevations. Generation of 3D presentation models, rendered perspectives, and graphic design work for corporate office and residential interiors.
Sechrist Design, Seattle, WA
Interior designer, 01/11 - present
Creation and development of assisted living, educational, and multi-unit and single family residential projects. Production of presentation materials, construction documents and 3D models. Space planning, material selection, specifications, and purchasing.
Midori Design Group, Bellevue, WA
Interior designer, 08/11 - present
Commercial and high-end residential design with a wide variety of duties encompassing all aspects of the interior design process including the creation of presentation drawings, proposals, and construction documents. Proofreading, and management of communications and relations with clients and subcontractors.
The Art Institute of Seattle, Library
Part time student librarian, 01/08 - 06/11
Recommended for position by faculty. Assisted faculty and students from all academic programs. Facilitated data research, computer and web use, project development and troubleshooting.
The Art Institute of Seattle
Peer tutor, 01/08 - 01/11
Recommended by faculty to assist students. Tutored in twenty eight subjects including drafting, drawing, perspectives, rendering by hand or using a computer, as well as history, model making, AutoCAD, Revit, and analytical writing.
Porcupine Design, London, San Francisco, Seattle
Part time freelance artist, illustrator, cartoonist and writer, 01/95 - present
Published in Warpstone, Morbid Outlook and Strike to Stun.
Tabletop and card game design and development. Conceptual art and product development. Custom fantasy weapon, armor and equipment design and manufacture.
Lloyd Hryciw Photography, San Francisco
Photographic assistant, 08/99 - 11/02
Photoshoot setup and takedown. Client management and public relations. Clients included Discovery Toys, Simpson Strong Tie, Palm and Japan Town SF.
Labyrinthe, Chiselhurst, England
Management and leadership, 01/95 - 08/99
Professional referee, armorer and guildmaster for premier live action role-play company. Organized and managed adventures for all ages in twenty miles of historic caves dating back to the Roman Empire. Designed and produced equipment and material for the company. Organized, maintained and managed company supply store.
Auto CAD 2006-2011
Autodesk Revit 2010-2011
Adobe Photoshop 07 - CS5
Adobe Illustrator CS3 - CS5
Adobe InDesign CS3 - CS5
Adobe Flash CS3 - CS4
Adobe Premiere CS5
The Art Institute of Seattle, Seattle, WA
Bachelor of Fine Arts, Interior Design
- Recipient of thirteen Academic Excellence Awards
- Achieved 3.9 GPA
- Requested to assist faculty as an in-class tutor
- Ambassador for the Interior Design department. Welcomed new students, explained and advised about the Interior Design program and extracurricular activities
- Recommended by faculty to participate in the Emerging Leaders Program at the Art Institute of Seattle, 2008
- Designed architectural model which was selected for display at the Seattle Architectural Model Exhibit 2008
- Numerous projects selected by AiS faculty to represent curriculum standards of excellence towards achieving CIDA accreditation
- Won the First Annual Literary Scholarship Award at the AiS library, 2009
- First prize in the AiS library poster design contest as well as the Constitution Day poster competition
- Honored as AiS Featured Student, 2007, with work exhibited in the Burnley Gallery
Havering Technical College, London, UK
Associate Degree in Display Design
- Graduated with merit
- Internship at Harvey Nichols, Knightsbridge, London
- Internship at Selfridges, Oxford Street, London
- Trumpet and Piano; Ranked grade 4 (of 8) by the Associated Board of Royal Schools of Music, England. Performed in three large touring orchestras
- Rock climbing. Lead climb certified, skill level 5:10c
- Graduate of Summit Ski School, Snolqualmie
- NAUI certified Scuba Diver
- Volunteer for the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, Seattle 2004 and 2005
- Volunteered at the Northwest Harvest Food Bank, Seattle, 2006
- Fundraiser for rainforest preservation and famine relief in Africa for the Evergreen Trust London, England, 01/95 - 09/99