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Morgan Greenseth

Morgan Greenseth

Brooklyn, NY, US

 

About 

Morgan Greenseth landed in Seattle after earning her Bachelor's at the Art Institute of California-San Diego, and completing her Masters of Interior and Living Design at the Domus Academy in Milan, Italy and the University of Wales. Her creative and colorful mind makes her a whiz at communicating Worldchanging ideas and stories through graphics.

"As words are to the editorial staff, colors, shapes and forms are to me," she says. In addition to creating original graphics and compilations, Morgan helps organize local events, researches articles for the editorial staff, and has even spruced up our office layout to make our days more pleasant and productive. When she wasn't brightening up the Worldchanging office, she was designing interiors with downtown firm Dynamik. Recently, she relocated to New York City and plans to take her designs to the next level. In her free time she rarely passes up an opportunity to soak up city culture, whether she's visiting a new exhibit or art gallery, attending a concert or trying out a new vegan restaurant.

After getting her feet wet in the big apple, she now has her eyes set on placemaking and focusing on designing public space.

Elsewhere:

Employment 

David Mexico Design Group, New York, NY, US, Senior Designer

. Assisted the Principal starting the firm with marketing and graphic design,
recruiting staff, studio organization, office standards development and other
administrative support in addition to all senior designer responsibilities.
. Conceptualize, design and coordinate large-scale, high-end hospitality projects from concept through
design development including specifying all materials and FF&E.
. Liaison between Principal and design team, both in house and abroad.
. Researcher of innovative, new materials and products.
. Developed firm standards for brand, network organization, CAD and documentation and specification software.
. Projects include large-scale, international hospitality, casinos, high-end resorts, and arenas.

Clients include:
-Fountainebleau
-MGM Resorts International
-Starwood Hotels & Resorts
-Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
-ECHO Entertainment

Jan 2012 - current
 

13 Designs, New York, NY, US, Interior Designer/Project Manager

Create renderings for clients
Manage project schedule and budget
Oversee installation and strike of projects
Find ways to recycle or reuse elements from past projects

Jun 2011 - Jan 2012
 

Dynamik Space, Seattle, WA, US, Senior Interior Designer

Managed 5-7 commercial design projects at a time, from concept to construction.
Worked with fast paced timelines on projects from concept to construction.
Formed a collaborative team between Dynamik and Bellissimo Coffee InfoGroup allowing us to expand from regional to international clients.
Implemented and managed internship program and office manual.
Prepared and submitted building permits in various cities throughout Washington State.
Educated potential clients on the design process and services offered, including sustainable solutions, by creating informational marketing materials.
Coordinated with overseas manufacturers, including those in China.

Feb 2008 - May 2011
 

Worldchanging, Seattle, WA, US, Design Intern/Correspondent

Managed the layout and production of Worldchanging's first online PDF magazine.
Wrote multiple articles including the "The Future of Shopping Malls" essay that was referenced in numerous blogs/websites.
Designed informational graphics and posters for the "Imagine Campaign" and "Inaugurate Change" along with others.
Researched new ways of working in an office and proposed space plans for a new Worldchanging headquarters.
Collaborated with Executive Editor, Alex Steffen on new directions for Worldchanging.

Jun 2008 - Oct 2009
 

IDA, Inc, Seattle, WA, US, Draftsperson/Designer

Created furniture plans and 3D renderings while abroad, using architectural drawing sets and construction photos for information.
Space planned and furnished high-end residential building lobbies under a short timeline.
Directed subcontractors and installers on site during construction.

Aug 2007 - Mar 2008
 

Ferguson Pape Baldwin Architects, San Diego, CA, US, Interior Designer/Draftsperson

Began as a draftsperson but was quickly promoted to the sole interior designer within the firm and participated in interviews for RFPs (request for proposals).
During first months of being hired, was able to please a difficult client with the finish selections.
Collaborated with project architects to ensure interior design was congruent with the exterior of new buildings.
Contributed in charettes for master planning office building campuses.
Rendered architectural drawings and elevations for the firm when project architect was unavailable.

Aug 2005 - Sep 2006
 

Education 

Domus Academy, Milan, IT, Masters, Interior and Livign Design

Graduated in top 1% of class.
Recommended by Department Director, Antonella Dedini.

Oct 2006 - Dec 2007
 

The Art Institute of California - San Diego, San Diego, CA, US, Bachelors, Bachelor of Science in Interior Design

Graduated with Highest Honors
4.0 GPA

Jul 2002 - Jun 2006
 

Awards 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills 



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