I am an Interior Designer with an interest in retail design and brand environments. I have a BFA in interior design from Harrington College of Design in Chicago, Illinois. I am currently living in New York city and looking for an opportunity to work full-time at a design or architectural firm.
Thor Equities, New York, NY, US, Assitant Tenant Coordinator/Interior Designer
Managed and assisted with residential and commercial projects valued between $80K-$700K.
Direct construction projects from architecture and engineering (A&E) conceptualization to project closeouts.
Participate in project design development meetings to define scopes of work, compile hard-cost budgets for review and approval, and discuss project requirements with developers, architects, and engineers.
Conduct bid walk-throughs with potential contractors, prepare bid packages for general contractors, coordinate construction schedules with property management, and review, qualify, and award bids.
Track and manage bid submissions, requests for information, shop drawings, substitution requests, change proposals, and change orders.
Gather necessary insurance documents from general and sub-contractors for risk management.
Facilitate weekly onsite construction meetings with general contractor, architect, and engineer.
Manage construction schedule and budget, and ensure project is completed on-time and on-budget.
Administer project closeout process and verify all Department of Building requirements are met.
Source and select furniture, fixtures, and equipment (FF&E) and obtain approval for selections; effectively saved company thousands of dollars in fees by performing interior design duties in-house.
Work with Construction and Development Departments to manage spatial planning and schematic design for proposed tenant spaces, projects, bidding process, and presentations.
Use computer-aided design (CAD) to develop test-fit floor plans for property leases and construction documents for small-scale design projects.
Perform site surveys, calculate square footage and space dimensions, and collect relevant spatial data to create schematics and construction documents.
Harrington College of Design, Chicago, IL, US, Bachelors, Interior Design