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Abigail Guignard

Abigail Guignard

New York, NY, US

 

About 

PROFESSIONAL PROFILE

Interior Designer | Certified Project & Construction Manager | L.E.E.D. Certified
Innovative, forward-thinking and meticulous Interior Designer/Architect with a Bachelor’s degree in Architectural Technology; eager to learn and driven to succeed.

Knowledge & Key Offerings:
 4+ Years of experience improving operations, managing administrative functions, coordinating complex projects and advising high end residential and corporate clients on design concepts and interior furnishings.
 Energetic and ambitious professional well versed at translating a loosely connected vision into a design-centric tangible while delivering exceptional service to clients.
 Earned a reputation for refined design taste; design interests include: high-end residential interior renovations, commercial, medical and retail.
 Technically proficient in Auto Cad, Rhino Vector Works, Adobe Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Premier Pro).

Employment 

Freelancer, New York, NY, US, Principal Designer

- Developed custom kitchen designs and supervised construction for number of private clients.
- Designed and develop high end residential built-in cabinets and millwork.

Aug 2012 - current
 

Edward Ferrell/ Lewis Mittman Showrooms, New York, NY , Administrative Assistant

World renowned design partner to designers and architects specializing in home furnishing and accessories

Provided continuous high quality and efficiency driven administrative support; helped to implement organizational systems, controls and procedures.
- Ensured smooth and efficient operations, under limited direction, function as a gate-keeper and central point of contact, respond to received and screened telephone calls, assuring prompt response to information requested and escalated calls to appropriate person.
- Delivered high quality support to clients, including assistance with tear sheets and versatile options of showroom furniture.
- Assisted with clients’ COM (Customer Own Material) ticket index.

Apr 2011 - Jul 2012
 

Holly Hunt Showroom, New York, NY , Sample room Associate

Premier design and distribution entity for high end interior furnishings, recognized as the Top Showroom in Home and Garden Magazine’s Best of the Best awards three years in a row.

Leveraged refined design instincts and strong architectural science understanding to assist a wide array of clients with eclectic and distinguished tastes. Earned a distinction as a top performer; proven ability to surpass aggressive quality, productivity and revenue goals.
- Acknowledged for exceptional attention to detail; carefully verified C.F.A.s and S.F.A.s.
- Provided consultative services to clients, answered inquiries via phone and email of clients and prospects regarding products, services and status of orders and general design questions.
- Worked collaborative with clients, if available, reviewed project design plans, design direction, budgets and preliminary planning documents.
- Viewed inspiration boards, walked clients through concepts, viewed samples and provided strategic design advisement.

Jul 2008 - Jul 2012
 

Building Survey Corporation, New York, NY , Surveyor

- Performed survey calculations, analysis, and field support calculations.
- Leveraged knowledge of GIS/GPS mapping techniques.
- Accurately measured exteriors and interiors of structures and created detailed layouts.

Mar 2008 - Jul 2011
 

Education 

Metropolitan Institute of Design, Long Island, NY, Interior Design

Sep 2011 - Jun 2012
 

New York City College of Technology, Brooklyn, NY, BArch, Architectural Technology

Aug 2007 - May 2011
 

U.S. Green Building Council, New York, NY, L.E.E.D Green Associates

Feb 2011 - Feb 2011
 

New York Real Estate Institute, New York, NY, Certified Property/Construction Project Manager

Sep 2010 - Dec 2010
 

Areas of Specialization 

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