LEED Accredited Professional and Certified Interior Designer in the State of California with twelve years of full-time experience at architectural and design firms along the West Coast

Work Samples

  • Casa Munras Hotel & Spa

  • Atria Senior Living - Valley View

  • Swinerton Builders Headquarters

Work History

SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS: • Twelve years of full-time employment at architectural design firms along the West Coast • Extensive experience on numerous project types and project phases from inception to close-out • Able to adapt to various situations dealing with a variety of clients, consultants, trades, and jurisdictions • Effective working alone or with a team • Managed and mentored junior staff • Organized and efficient with a meticulous attention to detail, highly-driven nature, creative energy, and an upstanding work ethic SKILLS: Windows Programs, Photoshop, InDesign, AutoCAD 2009, ADT, MS Project, Creating Presentation Boards, Rendering with markers, pastel, and pencil, Model Building, Generating Budgets & Schedules, Event Planning Committee and Emergency Response Team member at GGLO, Ergonomic Subcommittee at Los Angeles County Department of Public Works WORK EXPERIENCE: Facility Solutions - Sr. Designer, 11/2012-Present Los Angeles County Department of Public Works - Facilities Planner, 10/2010-11/2012 Collaborated with various trades providing ongoing in-house interior design services, FF&E, moves and relocations for the Department of Public Works Headquarters building consisting of 12 floors and over one million square feet of office and public spaces; Administered weekly TI Coordination meeting with in-house staff and trades GGLO, Seattle, WA – Project Interior Designer, 6/2006-3/2009 Design of various hospitality projects along the West Coast. Responsibilities include client/consultant coordination, furniture selection, Specifications, CAD drawings, and Construction Administration. Selected projects: • Atria Senior Living, Bay Area, CA: Tenant Improvement of (2) assisted living facilities including development of dementia care wing, residential unit upgrades, and design of new public spaces • Larkspur Riverplace Hotel, Portland, OR: Public Restrooms and Guest Bath finish upgrades • Larkspur Casa Munras Hotel & Spa, Monterey, CA: 24,500 sf, Renovation of historic hotel and conversion of retail building to new spa; Published in Hospitality Design Magazine, September 2008 IA Interior Architects, Seattle, WA – Designer, 8/2005-6/2006 Tenant improvements of offices, lounge spaces, and cafeterias at the Microsoft Campus in Redmond, WA. Responsibilities include client and consultant coordination, furniture specifications, and production of CAD drawings IA Interior Architects, San Francisco, CA – Designer, 12/1999-8/2005 Full-service design from concept and design development through construction documents and construction administration of corporate facilities. Responsibilities include client/consultant coordination, furniture specifications, CAD drawings and related documents. Selected projects: • Hanson Bridgett, LLP, San Francisco, CA: 68,000 sf, 3 Floors New offices • Ross Stores Headquarters, Pleasanton, CA: 300,000 sf, 4 Floors New offices • Swinerton Builders Headquarters, San Francisco, CA: 67,000 sf, 5 Floors New offices; LEED Gold pilot project for Existing Buildings • Veritas Software Corporate Campus, Milpitas, CA: 990,000 sf, 6 Buildings New offices, laboratories, cafeteria, and training center Viniegra & Viniegra Architecture, Los Angeles, CA – Office Manager, 11/1997-11/1999 Assisted Director of Design and Principal Architect with design development, CAD drawings, generating company brochures, packaging responses to RFPs, accounting, contacting suppliers, managing resource library, and other public relations. Selected projects: • Office Depot, downtown Los Angeles, CA: New construction and masterplan of a half-city block including parking and retail • California State University Engineering Lecture Hall, Northridge, CA: Seismic and finish upgrade COMMUNITY/VOLUNTEER WORK: IDCW - Interior Design Coalition of Washington – Product Runway Fashion Show Fundraiser Catering Committee (2008), Catering Lead (2009) – Provided research and coordination with interviewing and selecting caterers, scheduled and participated in tastings, generated budgets, obtained liquor license and sponsorships for alcohol IIDA – International Interior Design Association – Market Saturday Rummage Sale Fundraiser Planning Committee (2009) – Solicited for donations from vendors and manufacturer reps, liaison between the selected charity, Treehouse for Kids, and committee chair, coordinated set-up and worked the sales floor on the day of the event American Heart Association – Puget Sound 5K Heart Walk Participant on a team (2007), Company Team Lead (2008) – Lead and coordinated a team of eight walkers representing the architectural firm of GGLO, raised over $1,000 EDUCATION: Bachelor of Science in Interior Design with a Minor in Business Woodbury University, Burbank, CA, Cum Laude Graduate CERTIFICATIONS/AFFILIATIONS: LEED Accredited Professional, NCIDQ Certificate No. 19390, Certified Interior Designer in the State of California

Education

Woodbury University

Specialties

Awards

Published in Hospitality Design Magazine, September 2008 for the renovation of Casa Munras Hotel & Spa in Monterey, CA; Recipient of IA Interior Architects Design Excellence Award 2001 for MSR Management's Office Renovations

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