Passionate designer and design school graduate seeking a full-time junior designer position with a dynamic firm in Los Angeles to further pursue my enthusiasm for interior design. Creative, dependable, upbeat and energetic with a good eye for detail and a diverse skill set. Work well under pressure while juggling multiple projects independently or on a team. Solution-oriented and resourceful.

Work Samples

  • Douglas House: 3Ds Max

  • Farnsworth House: 3Ds Max

  • Schindler House: SketchUp

Work History

TECHNICAL • MAC and PC proficient. Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook • AutoCAD, Studio Webware, Illustrator, InDesign, SketchUp, Photoshop, 3D Max • Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Tumblr, Pintrest ______________________ WORK HISTORY Designer – Domani Designs, Inc., Long Beach, CA | 12/2014 to Present • Assist owner with all aspects of residential and commercial interior design projects. Work directly with clients and provide hands-on project management. Design direction, proposals/contracts, CAD, presentations, budgets, space planning, product sourcing/research, purchasing/expediting, and installs. Utilize Studio Webware. Interior Design Intern - Ohara Davies-Gaetano Interiors, Corona del Mar, CA | 6/12/13 to 8/28/13 • 3-month internship assisting designers with sourcing, project boards, ordering/filing samples, project installs, AutoCAD drafting, phones, filing, and general office duties. Marketing Assistant - ASI Communications, Long Beach, CA | 4/2012 to 3/2014 • Managed social media presence, coordinated/staffed a “street team”, oversaw staffing of promotions and events. Worked with a large graphic design team to produce and distribute event collateral. Front Office Manager - New Found Life, Inc., Long Beach, CA | 11/2008 to 8/2010 • Managed all aspects of the front office at an alcohol/drug treatment center. Merchandiser - Restoration Hardware, Vacaville, CA | 10/2005 to 8/2006 • Furniture floor moves, accessory displays, receiving, stocking, and customer service. Design Consultant - Ethan Allen, Sacramento, CA | 9/1998 to 10/2000 • In home consults, hand drafted floor plans, furniture/fabric/accessory selections and installs. ______________________ OTHER EXPERIENCE Event planner, caterer, waiter and bartender. ______________________ INTERESTS Cooking, running, ping pong, and snow skiing. ______________________ PORTFOLIO http://www.coroflot.com/ryanmathews

Education

  • California State University Long Beach

    • BA Design, Emphasis in Interiors
    • 2009 - 2014

    cum laude (GPA 3.6)

Specialties

Awards

President's List, Dean's List, cum laude

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