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Alexandra D. Peck

Alexandra D. Peck

New York, NY, US

 

About 

Alexandra is a New York City based interior designer with a background in residential, commercial & office design but a desire to specialize in hospitality and set design.

As a member of ASID & IIDA, Alexandra stays current and involved in the industry.  She is also certified as a LEED Green Associate and plans to continue her training in sustainable practices by pursuing certification as a LEED Accredited Professional.

Elsewhere:

Employment 

Whitehall Interiors NYC, New York, NY, US, Interior Designer

-Schematic design development of high-rise condo buildings by sourcing inspiration and concept images as well as space planning and allocation, thus creating building identity.

-Source FF&E, architectural products and finishes in line with project concept.

-Produce renderings and construction drawing sets in coordination with architectural team.

-Construction administration of high-rise condos in NYC through coordinating and collaborating with consultants and adapting and streamlining construction document sets to meet ADA compliance and NYC Building Code while maintaining design intent.

Apr 2014 - current
 

HomePolish, New York, NY, US, Freelance Interior Designer

-Meet with clients to address needs and aspirations for their space as well as establish an appropriate budget for the scope.

-Analyze space and examine design options in terms of functionality as well as aesthetics by producing freehand sketches and design documents in AutoCAD to present to client.

-Source furniture, lighting, accessories, and art/wall decor as well as wall coverings in varying price points to review with client, as well as assist clients with placing and tracking orders through to delivery; additionally hiring contractors for site installations.

-Strong communication at every step of the project creating client satisfaction.

Aug 2013 - current
 

West Chin Architect, PLLC, New York, NY, US, Interior Designer

-Managed 12 projects simultaneously and produced design drawings through to construction document sets for high-end residential projects.

-Sourced furniture, lighting, accessories, fabrics and wallpaper within client preferences and budget.

-Designed and drafted custom furnishings and millwork in AutoCAD; reviewed shop drawings with fabricators, and ensured quality control through shop visits and overseeing deliveries and installations.

-Communicated with vendors regarding inquiries, quotation and sample requests, custom orders, requesting Certificate of Insurance documents and coordinating deliveries.

Apr 2013 - Apr 2014
 

Aqua Creations Lighting & Furniture Atelier, New York, NY, US, Sales Representative

-Successful business development within first six months achieved by cold calling potential clients (100+ per month) and cultivating relationships through follow ups.
*This resulted in 40 off-site marketing presentations, 120 quotations and 46 orders generating in excess of $115,000 in revenue.

-Project management to facilitate orders from inception to delivery.

Jun 2012 - Apr 2013
 

Fowler Office Interiors, Athens, GA, US, Junior Interior Designer

-Worked jointly alongside three principal interior designers providing clientconsultations, site visits and space assessments, taking field measurements, drafting Giza Studio design documents, selecting fabric & finishes, and submitting bids and quotations.

-Independent project management of office furniture expo open to university
personnel, through creating and maintaining event budget, marketing, organizing event space layout, and managing manufacturer representative communications.
*The event was expected to draw more than 250 attendees and generate an excess of $50,000 in company profits.

-Maintained product samples and literature files in materials library to maximize
efficient use of time by designers.

Mar 2011 - Mar 2012
 

Education 

University of Georgia, Athens, GA, US, Lamar Dodd School of Art - Interior Architecture

Bachelor of Fine Arts - Interior Architecture | CIDA and NASAD accredited program

-Studies of residential, corporate, retail, and hospitality interiors. Group work as well as independent.

-Focus on interior architecture, with training in building systems, lighting, and materials.

-Trained in manual and computer drafting using AutoCAD and Revit as well as computer modeling via 3DS Max. Proficient in rendering and presentation materials using Adobe Creative Suite: Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign.

Aug 2008 - May 2012
 

Areas of Specialization 

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