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Michelle Jackson

Michelle Jackson

Costa Mesa, CA, US

 

About 

• 4 year educationally trained, with over 3 years of professional experience in hospitality and residential interior design.
• Proficient in AutoCad, Photoshop, Sketch Up, PowerPoint, Excel and other programs.
• Visionary and energetic designer with experience in spa, restaurant, bar, lounge, residential, product and furniture design.
• Excels in conceptual thinking, visual and verbal communication, drawing from inspiration to solve problems creatively, working in a team environment.
• Strong in developing aesthetic oriented ideas into functional, purposeful spaces.
• Vastly innovative and powerful design point of view.

Elsewhere:

Employment 

Flo Design Studio, Long Beach, CA, US, Junior Designer

• Designed 30 piece furniture collection for the hospitality industry.
• Proficient in CAD, Vector Works, Photoshop, Sketch Up, M Color, File Maker Pro, Excel and Power Point.
• Designed look book, website material and portfolio projects
• Experience building and maintaining studio library, scheduling and running vendor meetings, creating contacts and networking.
• Extensive training in research, design development, styling, image consulting, presentation board design and graphic layouts.
• Contributed to photo shoots, home styling, and accessorizing.
• Exceptional in building distinct concepts for clients.
• Building and implementing marketing plans, strategies and public relations issues.

• Industriel – Urban Farm Cuisine. 6th and Grand, Los Angeles CA. Winter 2010 – Summer 2012. Junior Designer. Concept, branding, design development, project management, custom work.
• Bubbles and Blow – Blow Dry Bar. Las Vegas, NV. Summer 2011 –TBD. Junior Designer. Concept, branding, space plan, FF&E and presentation books.
• Private Residence – Long Beach, CA. April 2011. Lead Designer. 3 Concept designs, shopping and installation, project management, interior architectural design, custom design, styled and directed photo shoot.
• Private Residence – Long Beach, CA. February 2011. Lead Designer. TI project, interior FF&E, custom lighting design, art installation, styled and directed photo shoot.

Jan 2009 - Jul 2011
 

Education 

Orange Coast College, Costa Mesa, CA, US, BArch, Professional Interior Design

Aug 2005 - May 2010
 

Academy Of Art University, San Francisco, CA, US, Fashion Design

Aug 2003 - Dec 2004
 

Areas of Specialization 



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