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Amanda Thompson

Amanda Thompson

Brooklyn, NY, US

 

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About 

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Employment 

Freelancer, New York, NY, US, Interior Design & Brand Consultant

I have worked on a variety of freelance projects ranging from conceptualizing and designing an e-cigarette start-up company, collaborating on the design of a chandelier about to go into mass production, designing retail furniture showrooms, consulting on private residential interior as well as production and set design for television and magazines with clients including Yahoo, PBS, Real Simple Magazine, Nick Jr, Flaunt Magazine, Oprah Magazine, Playboy, Inc. and Telemundo

May 2004 - current
 

Century 21 Department Stores, New York, NY, US, Interior Designer

Working under the Executive Creative Director, I was sub-contracted as the Interior Designer of the retail rebranding of Century 21 Department Stores. Aspects of this position include designing millwork and clothing fixtures, sourcing vintage furniture and display accessories, producing 3d computer models and CAD drawings, creating client presentations, executing in-store display floor moves/windows and general research.

Jun 2012 - May 2013
 

Peder Bonnier, New York, NY, US, Assistant Gallery Manager

Held a management position at a modern, high-end art gallery. In charge of setting up client meetings, bi-annual bidding for foreign clients in the auctions at Sotheby’s, Christine’s and Phillip’s, as well as organizing the circulation of art pieces with international museums and galleries.

Aug 2007 - Jul 2011
 

Betty Wasserman Art & Interiors, New York, NY, US, Interior Design Internship

Served as an assistant to the project manager of a contemporary residential designer. Responsibilities included sourcing furniture and material options, organizing appointments, and running project-based errands.

Jul 2007 - Jul 2008
 

Diesel USA Inc., New York, NY, US, Merchandiser/ Supervisor

Based out of Diesel’s only concept fashion store in the United States, responsibilities included store merchandising and window dressing, assisting celebrity clientele by appointment, organizing store events and training employees in customer service.

Jan 2006 - Jul 2007
 

Kid Robot, New York, NY, US, Merchandiser and Salesperson

In charge of executing store displays and windows as well as general sales.

Sep 2004 - Jul 2005
 

Details at Home, Miami, FL, US, Merchandiser and Salesperson

Responsible for sales and general merchandising/ window displays for a high end furniture company.

Nov 1999 - Jan 2001
 

Education 

Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY, US, Masters, Interior Architecture

Sep 2008 - May 2011
 

School of the Museum of Fine Arts via Tufts University, Boston, MA, US, Bachelors, Fine Arts

Concentration in photography and video

Aug 2000 - May 2004
 

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