Proficient Display, Exhibit and Interior Designer with a well rounded background in design, space planning, 3D modeling and project management. Knowledge of manufacturing and production processes, as well as a dynamic background in Customer Service and sales. I am knowledgeable, creative and my outgoing personality makes me a great asset to any team! I am currently seeking full-time, part-time or freelance work in the Indianapolis area.

Work Samples

  • Tech Event

  • Custom Trade Show Display Booth

  • 20x30 Modular Trade Show Display

Work History

  • Sales Consultant

    • Crew 2
    • Carmel, IN
    • Oct 2013 - Present (1 year 8 months)

    Meet at customer’s homes to perform site analysis' and design verification for The Home Depot kitchen design projects.
    Offer design consultation and provide estimates for installation services. Communicate site details to in-store designers through 20-20 drawings, photos and reports.

  • MERCHANDISING OPERATIONS PROJECT COORDINATOR

    • MASCO CABINETRY
    • Ann Arbor, MI
    • Jun 2011 - Jun 2013 (2 years)

    Project Manager for all Home Depot and Lowe's display roll-out projects for KraftMaid. Key liaison between Channel Marketing, Design, Manufacturing and Logistics for Marketing projects related to Kitchen Displays and Selection Centers for The Home Depot, Lowe's and various other Marketing and PR projects. Led product launch meetings to ensure all collateral and product samples delivered to the customer on time.

  • PROJECT DESIGNER

    • CZARNOWSKI DISPLAY
    • Novi, MI
    • Oct 2010 - Jun 2011 (8 months)

    Developed design concepts for General Motors Auto Show properties. Organized and created Power Points for concept presentations. Responsible for material selection and presentation boards. Space planned hospitality areas of Auto Shows and sourced rental furniture.

  • EXHIBIT DESIGNER/PROJECT MANAGER

    • INDEPENDENT EXHIBIT SERVICES
    • Wixom, MI
    • Aug 2008 - Oct 2010 (2 years 2 months)

    Met with customers to determine design solutions for various projects for exhibits, events, corporate and retail environments and displays. Created construction documents and managed production both internally an during installation. Sourced all materials for builds. Led internal production meetings as well as customer meetings and design presentations. Developed, documented and streamlined procedures between sales, design and fabrication.

  • PROJECT DESIGNER

    • SPACE CARE INTERIORS
    • Berkley, MI
    • Sep 2007 - Aug 2008 (11 months)

    Space planned corporate office environments, including lobbies and work areas. Coordinated customer meetings and specified appropriate materials for designs, according to customer needs, ADA requirements and building codes. Created presentation boards and supported sales staff in presentation of design concepts.

  • CUSTOMER SERVICE/TRAVEL CONSULTANT

    • AMERICAN EXPRESS EMERGENCY TRAVEL SERVICE
    • Dearborn, MI
    • Oct 1995 - Sep 2007 (11 years 11 months)

    Worked on VIP line assisting Executive customers with emergency travel as well as new bookings. Utilized problem solving skills to create quick solutions for travelers who were many times stranded at domestic and international airports.

Education

  • EASTERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY

    • BACHELOR OF SCIENCE DEGREE INTERIOR DESIGN
    • 2007
  • SCHOOLCRAFT COLLEGE

    • ASSOCIATE ARTS, LIBERAL ARTS
    • 2003

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