Over 17 years experience in experiential design. Strong design skills, proficiency in a wide range of computer design applications and multi-platform abilities. Noted for my ability to complete designs on time with high level detail and quality in addition to some sales as well as field work/I & D supervision.

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ERIC MOQUIN 1431 Ravens Manor Court ? Spring, TX 77379 ? 832.604.7731 ? ericmoquin@gmail.com PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY COMMITMENT | LEADERSHIP | INTEGRITY A seasoned innovative design professional with success in conceptual design and multi-site management. A resourceful leader that translates business strategies into maximum profits commensurate with the best interest of clients and staff alike. Dedicated to maintaining a reputation built on quality, service, and uncompromising ethics. AREAS OF EXPERTISE ? Team & Department Leadership ? Space Planning/Design ? P&L Responsibility ? Multi-site Management ? Presentations & Training ? Account Retention ? Operational Cost Analysis ? Budget Planning ? Client Relationship Management ? Policies & Procedure Development ? Project Coordination ? Coaching and Mentoring ? Schedule Management PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE DISPLAYWORKS – HOUSTON, TX 2011 – 2012 DESIGN DIRECTOR ? Responsible for implementing DisplayWorks operational processes; assisted CEO in almost all aspects of facility operations. ? Managed project process from design through load out, resulting in a notably more efficient Sales Staff and ultimate increase in company revenue. ? Most recently spearheaded DisplayWorks expansion into Texas. Directly in charge of facilitating opening of 64,000 square foot, fully staffed, full service exhibit facility. ? Duties included scouting locations, assisting with lease negotiations, and constructing operations team. ? Company opening goals met in less than 2 months from when venture began. CONTRACT DESIGNER – HOUSTON, TX 2008 – 2011 FREELANCE DESIGNER ? Established and grew design business despite declining economy. ? Leveraged previous relationships and capabilities, facilitating strong strategic partnerships. ? Used experience and skills to consult client exhibit houses while keeping costs competitive within strict budgets and timelines. ? Developed advanced methods to increase product quality and efficiency, resulting in clients experiencing higher level of design and presentation. MICE NORTH AMERICA – DULUTH, GA 2006 - 2008 DESIGN DIRECTOR ? Created and managed design team and environment geared towards achieving and exceeding company goals. ? Heavy research, business lead development, recruiting, hiring, training, and budgetary responsibilities. ? Spearheaded new business development for company into growing Houston, Texas market. Formulated and executed concise plan to expand operations into valuable and growing area. ? Assisted sales and design team with achieving closing ratio above 80% of prospective design. INTEREX INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITS – AMESBURY, MA 2003 - 2006 CREATIVE DIRECTOR ? Designed new trade show exhibit for Avedis Zildjian. Assessed personalities, corporate history, target audience and marketing plan of client to transform space and environment. ? Utilized architecture, graphics and lit multimedia to create specific environment in line with company standards. ? Developed new design techniques and standards for presentation; implemented procedures still actively used present day by in house and contract personnel. ? Met deadlines and budgetary constraints; renewed popular image of client and increased company sales. ? Company sales closure rate surpassed 85% during employment time period. PLAINVIEW EXHIBITS – WORCESTER, MA 1999 - 2003 SENIOR DESIGNER ? Designed new and rental trade show exhibits; assisted in start up which emerged into a regional powerhouse. ? Utilized high quality design, construction knowledge, problem solving abilities and rendering skills. ? Managed projects from ideation through show I&D; created seamless communication pipeline which enhanced client relationship and attendee experience. ? Helped company sales grow from $3 million to $7 million, allowing Planview to expand to Southern California. FREEMAN DECORATING – BRAINTREE, MA 1994 - 1999 DESIGNER ? Assisted in the emergence of the Exhibit Design Division within company. ? Worked closely with national program developers to design and implement software routines for AutoCAD and design S.O.P. with 3D Studio Max and VIZ. ? Developed three dimensional libraries to be used throughout company creating levels of consistency for designers, and allowing for growth in company market share. EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT Franklin Institute of Technology, Boston, MA – Associates in Architectural Engineering Technology 1993 Tau Alpha Pi, Boston, MA – National Honor Society for Engineers 1993 - Present SOFTWARE EXPERIENCE Microsoft Office Suite – Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook Adobe Creative Suite – SketchUP – AutoCAD – 3D Studio Max VOLUNTEER AND COMMUNITY SERVICE Boy Scouts of America – Troop 626 Assistant Scout Master 2011 - present Cub Scouts of America – Troop 217 Den Leader 2009 - 2012 Bastrop, TX Wildfire Clean up Volunteer 2011

Education

Benjamin Franklin Institute of Boston

Specialties

Affiliations

Tay Alpha Pi Society of Engineers

Awards

Numerous Best of Show awards

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