Feb 2019 - Present (4 years 3 months)
Interior Designer and Graphic Artist
bez + ollie design studio
Jun 2011 - Present (11 years 11 months)
Residential Interior Design and Consulting
Brand Identity, Marketing, Digital and Print Design services
Southern Creole Foods LLC - Developed brand identity, marketing materials, and packaging for a start-up food company specializing in creole cuisine and seasonings.
Color & Material Designer
Oct 2017 - Feb 2019 (1 year 4 months)
Advanced Color & Materials Designer
Aug 2014 - May 2016 (1 year 9 months)
Curate compelling automotive interiors utilizing contextual design methods and presentation skills to convey themes aligned with the product offerings of the FCA. Directly responsible for color & material development of Chrysler brand passenger sedans and Advanced Design concept programs. Recent product launches include:
- 2016 Chrysler 200S and 300S Alloy Editions
- 2017 Chrysler 300S Sport Appearance Packages
Interior Design Intern
Sep 2013 - Dec 2013 (3 months)
Support interior design team with finish selection and material requisitions for business aircrafts, as well as global satellite offices. Prepare design proposals and styling books. Organize and maintain samples materials in design library and corporate showrooms.
Aug 2011 - Jan 2012 (5 months)
Maintains relationships with a genuine understanding of clients' needs and expectations. Strengthens brand loyalty through excellent communication and customer service skills. Provides clients with Interior Design expertise in:
+Color Theory and
Strives for detailed precision from proposal/quote generation to order placement for consumers and trade clientele.
High-level of follow-up communication to inform customers of product availability, lead-time, ETA, pricing, etc.
Takes initiative to resolve escalated customer service and furniture delivery issues.
Partnering with store leadership team in conducting training for new and current associates in the following the areas:
+Apple Products: iPad and Macbook Air navigation
+POS (PC Platform)
+Concierge/CW (Order Systems, PC/Mac Platforms)
+Bellocq Tea Atelier Product Assortment
Increases revenue by utilizing marketing techniques during company-wide promotional events. Assisted Home Office and corporate executive team with welcoming guests and hospitality for the Grand Opening celebration of The Gallery at Highland Village. Selected as Real Hero for September 2011, by fellow associates.
University of North Texas, Facilities Management & Construction
Jul 2010 - Mar 2011 (8 months)
Assist FMC Project Managers and Project Designers with UNT Denton campus renovations with budgets in excess of $1 Million. Responsible for maintaining project records for UNT campus renovations and conducting administrative duties such as field verification, construction drawings, SketchUp models, RFQ, RFP, and monitor job sites. Pioneered in creating UNT's monthly Construction Obstruction Report which shows students, faculty, and staff when and where to expect construction on campus.