A 2011 graduate of The Illinois Institute of Art- Schaumburg, IL. Finishing with a Bachelors of Fine Arts in Interior Design (CIDA Accreditation) with a 3.8 GPA. Re-locating to Southern California to pursue career path in the design field. Would prefer to work with a firm or a designer within the hospitality/ commercial field. The year 2012 will bring a fresh start, new relationships & new beginnings.

Work Samples

  • Nicole Rizzetto Portfolio Book.

  • Nicole Rizzetto Senior Portfolio Movie.

Work History

OBJECTIVE To obtain a position in the field of interior design that uses my current skills to benefit your company and myself. EDUCATION The Illinois Institute of Art- Schaumburg, IL Bachelor of Fine Arts in Interior Design, December 2011 Council for Interior Design Accreditation (CIDA) 3.8 GPA William Rainey Harper College- Palatine, IL Associate in Arts, December 2009 TECHNICAL SKILLS AutoCAD, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Excel, Adobe Photoshop, Revit Architecture, Microsoft Word, Google SketchUp, Adobe InDesign RELATED COURSEWORK Commercial Design, Perspective and Rendering, Textiles and Materials, Specialty Design, Residential Design, Codes and Specifications, Kitchen and Bath, Detailing WORK EXPERIENCE Charles Sparks + Co. Westchester, IL 6/2012- Present Intern/Designer -Retail design, planning & communication Caribou Coffee Schaumburg, IL 9/2010- 6/2012 Woodfield Mall- Schaumburg, IL 10/2005- 9/2010 Shift Manager -Being a role model by managing 8-10 employees -Learning how to place bulk orders & cash handling -Helping customers while multi-tasking -Administer training to new employees when necessary Design d'Vision Arlington Heights, IL 7/2011- 9/2011 & 1/2012- 3/2012 Intern/ Interior Design Assistant -Answering phones and speaking with designers and reps -Ordering by faxing for memos and placing purchase orders -Expanding my knowledge of different vendors


The Illinois Institute of Art- Schaumburg, IL.



CIDA - Council for Interior Design Accreditation


Perfect Attendance Award, Summer 2010 Dean’s Honors List, March 2010 - December 2011 “Most Efficient Space Planner” Award, Spring 2011 Attended NeoCon, 2010, 2012