LEED AP Interior Designer with 2.5 years experience in a commercial architecture firm with a health care and higher education focus. Background in programming, space planning, finish selection and construction administration. Currently I am in Thailand teaching English to become fluent in another language and immerse myself in another culture with a developing economy. Will begin seeking employment in Nov. 2009
To obtain employment as a project designer in a successful business setting while utilizing creativity, problem solving and sustainable practices in design.
Interior Design B.A. at Utah State University. FIDER Accredited
Minor in Art with a Graphic Design concentration
Graduation Date May 2006.
Summer study abroad in Leysin, Switzerland.
Cumulative G.P.A. of 3.87 Magna Cum Laude
Registered LEED AP with the USGBC and assisted in other training staff on certification process.
Fluent in Adobe Creative Suite for creation of professional presentation materials.
Proficient in Autodesk ADT software including 3D modeling and creation of office CAD standards.
Skilled with Viz rendering software and able to produce photo-realistic renderings.
Triumbundhit Private School. Pathum Thani, Thailand
May 2009 to Present
Teacher of English at a private school in Thailand. Responsible for creating curriculum, lesson plans and workbooks for 1200 students. Focus on conversational English and pronunciation.
Architectural Nexus. Phoenix, AZ
July 2006 to Oct 2008
Designer at a large commercial architecture firm with a health care and higher education concentration. Space planning and programming with clients and multiple user groups. Development and implementation of material palettes and design concepts. Production of accurate and complete constructions documents and details. Assisted in construction administration and review of submittals and R.F.I.s Specification of furniture and art packages and overview of bidding and installation process.
SFA Design. Beverly Hills, CA
June 2005 to August 2005
Intern at hospitality interior design firm. Assisted designers with CAD drawings, spec writing, and selection of finishes and furnishings. Attended client meetings and brainstorming sessions. Compiled concept packages for review. Cataloged and organized materials library.
IIDA Associate Member, Southwest Chapter 2006-2008
Sustainable Steering Committee, Architectural Nexus 2007-2008
Vice-President of Scholarship Greek Council, Utah State University 2005
Vice-President Chi Omega Sorority, Utah State University 2004
Treasurer, Interior Design Student Association, Utah State University 2004
Outstanding Senior Designer, Utah State University 2006
HASS Scholarship for Merit, 2004 & 2005