Sr. Account Executive
Shelby Township, MI
Privately held company offering staffing solutions for design and engineering. * Worked with industries involving automotive product design, development and engineering. * In two years, made the company 366k in direct hire's, contract employees, contract-to-hire employees and temporary employees. Pre-screened each design and engineering candidate on main points of requirements. Completed offer letters, made changes to contracts based on case, negotiated contracts with candidates and clients, changed offer letters accordingly. * Microsoft Office Suite 2013: Excel, Word, Publisher
Architectural & Interior Designer (Designer III)
Harsens Island, MI
Privately owned general contracting company offering custom residential design and build. * Took field measurements for a variety of home improvement projects including additions and renovations. * Utilized AutoCAD to prepare and plot blue print packages for presentation and to obtain building permits. * Designed projects according to building codes. Completed site plan, foundation plan, floor plans, east/west/north/south elevations, building sections and roof plans. Most were custom water front homes on Harsens Island. * Calculated interior/exterior windows & doors plans, kitchen & bath packages, plumbing fixtures, lighting fixtures, paint & color. Interfaced with other contractors for ordering, installations & scheduling. * Wiggens Project: 2nd Story addition with 1st floor reconfiguration and wrap around porch. 1 st floor features new entry porch with walk in foyer, staircase to 2nd floor and 1st floor, complete kitchen relocate/layout with addition for separate laundry and mechanical room and 1st/2nd floor octagon room off northwest corner. 2nd floor features a seating/TV area, workstation/craft niche adjacent to open-to-below staircase, guest bedroom, master bedroom with octagon room/library, master walk-in closet accessible to master bathroom with dual entry in hallway. Victorian style exterior incorporating standard horizontal siding and vinyl scallops, symmetrical and functional window plan featuring semi-circular window atop standard fixed window on front elevation and circular window. * Miller Project: Partial 2nd story addition with four season's room, Gatsby room with built in millwork for library, bathroom reconfiguration/remodel. 1st floor reconfiguration plan for new kitchen, mudroom, laundry room and water closet, new covered entry porch. Exterior features navy blue horizontal siding, white window/door trim and wrap around roof skirt. * Farlow Project:...
Studio Interior Designer - Sales (Interior Designer I)
Macy's Interior Design Studio (Formally Marshall Field's)
Harper Woods, MI
Upscale interior design studio furnishings company offering solutions to reflect unique tastes and lifestyles * Offered customers fresh ideas, innovative floor plans, personalized color schemes, customized furniture and home accessories. * Practiced in-home consulting, took field measurements and prepared materials and stylized visual illustrations. * Developed both 2D & 3D drawings and sketches to create visualizations for customers, such as floor plans, point perspectives and isometric views of their space. * Interfaced with senior level designers to generate project pricing and comprehensive project cost breakdowns, entered orders, coordinated deliveries, installations and other project efforts. * Trained to sell well known brands, like Ralph Lauren, Henredon, Martha Stewart and more, demonstrated complete knowledge on furnishing brands. Helped customers in choosing modern, traditional or transitional bedroom sets * Sold both stock and custom fabric and leather sofas, love seats, modular sectionals, arm and side chairs, along with accessories such as coffee tables, side tables, lamps, area rugs and framed art. * Worked with both stock and custom entertainment and home office solutions. Presented an assortment of designs, construction, woods, glass and finishing applications. Assisted customers with made to order dining solutions, including wood, metal and glass dining tables with matching dining chairs. Offered suggestions in regards to wood types including cherry, maple, oak, mahogany, etc and wood treatment, including standards, distressed, or rustic varieties and finishing techniques, including stained, stained with glaze, painted or paint with glaze. * Designed and sold custom curtains and drapery, shutters, blinds and shades. Offered suggestions for cornice boards, decorative molding and valences * Took field dimensions for floor coverings, mainly carpet, incl...
Kitchen Sales & Installed Sales Coordination (Interior Designer II)
Clinton Township, MI
May 2006 - Sep 2007 (1 year 4 months)
Large retain chain offering remodeling products and installation services Took measurements for kitchen and bath projects. Utilized 20/20 technologies for presentation drawings in both 2D & 3D. Developed material project material boards for presentations. * Promoted brands such as Kraftmaid, Diamond and Shenandoah. Priced cabinetry quotes transferred into retail pricing system. Discussed cabinetry construction options for their brands and lines. * Designed custom kitchens, bathrooms, workstations, islands, integrated matching appliance panels, back/side panels, fluted paneling with on lays, corbels, reeded columns, twisted rope columns and column posts. * Presented unique solutions in regards to framed and frameless cabinetry, recessed or raised panel styles, modern laminate European styles, suggested door styles in various woods, including cherry, rustic cherry, hickory, maple, rustic maple and oak. Discussed stylized finishing options including stains, paints, glazing and highlighting options. * Explained characteristics and sold a mixture of countertops, including granite, quartz, and marble with chosen edge styles. * Taught clients about care and maintenance of products. * Assisted customers with plumbing fixtures and sinks in various styles, shapes, materials, colors and finishes. * Helped customers accessorize in with molding options, glass insert options, lighting options, interior cabinet storage solutions, closet storage systems, other storage systems and cabinet re-facing projects. * Designed tile floor covering patterns and backsplashes with accents in glass mosaic, ceramic, natural stone, porcelain, glazed porcelain and mixed applications. * Designed kitchen and other cabinetry options with a variety of heights, depths, filler and onlay options. * Sold a wide variety of appliance packages and used these packages to promote customer savings and make big sal...