Interior design assistant and undergraduate student nearing degree completion, seeking to expand into a full-time design assistant/junior designer position to pursue my passion for interior design. Dependable, upbeat and professional demeanor with a good eye for detail and a diverse skill set. Customer service and sales oriented individual who works well under pressure.

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, Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, SketchUp, Shaderlight • Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Tumblr, Pintrest ______________________ WORK HISTORY (Design) Interior Design Assistant – Domani Designs, Inc., Long Beach, CA | 12/2014 to Present • Collaborate on all aspects of residential and commercial interior design projects. Design concepts, presentations, timelines, space planning, product sourcing/research, and purchasing. Interior Design Intern - Bliss Design Firm, 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. Design Consultant - Ethan Allen, Sacramento, CA | 1998 to 2000 • Home consults, floor plans, furniture/fabric selection Merchandiser - Restoration Hardware, Vacaville, CA | 2005 to 2006 • Furniture floor moves, accessory displays, receiving Picture Framer – Gilchrist Gallery, Vacaville, CA | 1997 to 1998 • Frame and matte selection, store displays ______________________ WORK HISTORY (Marketing/Clerical) Marketing Assistant - ASI Communications, Long Beach, CA | 4/2012 to Present • Manage social media, street team, promotions, events Manager on Duty - New Found Life, Inc., Long Beach, CA | 2008 to 2010 • Managed front desk at an alcohol/drug treatment center ______________________ WORK HISTORY (Customer Service) Service Deli Clerk - Ralph’s Grocery Co., Long Beach, CA | 2008 to 2011 • Bistro chef, cashier, bagger, merchandising ______________________ OTHER EXPERIENCE Event planning, catering, waiter and bartender. ______________________ PORTFOLIO http://www.coroflot.com/ryanmathews

Education

  • California State University Long Beach

    • BA Design, Emphasis in Interiors
    • 2009 - 2014

    Candidate for Bachelor of Arts Degree in Design. Expected graduation: May 2014, GPA: 3.62

Specialties

Awards

President's List Dean's List

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