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Ashley Akers

Ashley Akers

Greensboro, NC, US

 

About 

Detail-oriented designer seeking a career in the interior design field where I can use my talents to complete the aspirations of the client’s needs.  Dedicated to do all that is possible to reach the end goal in a timely matter.  Highly efficient in computer aided drafting, space planning, rendering, and selecting finishes and furnishings.

Employment 

PF Changs China Bistro, Greensboro, NC, US, server

Customized meals to the table based on protein selection, spice level, and food modifications. Guests can sit back and relax while a well balanced meal based on the family style orientation of Asian cuisine is created for them.
Team captain for contests between servers to sell menu promotions.

Feb 2011 - current
 

Rug News & Design, Brooklyn, NY, US, Photographer, Blogger

Photographed new and featured rugs for a number of showrooms at the High Point Furniture Market. Interviewed the sales representative, or owner when available, and posted a brief review about the company and their product.

Apr 2012 - Oct 2012
 

Rosser International Inc., Vicenza, Italy, Interior Designer, Construction Administrator

Assisted with designs and layouts for Dal Molin Army Base in Vicenza, Italy. Worked from Greensboro doing draft work in December and traveled to Vicenza to view the progress of the assignment and assist with additional editing to formal documents in January.
In previous seasons of employment, I selected furnishings and finishes to be reviewed by NAVFAC and designed tile work for the Brigade Headquarters vestibule and surrounding areas.

Nov 2011 - Apr 2012
 

Express, Greensboro, NC, US, Sales Associate

Prepared store for daily sales.
Assisted customers with their purchases while offering fashion suggestions and assisting to find what they need.
Completed customers’ purchases at cash wrap.

Nov 2010 - Dec 2011
 

Home Meridian International, High Point, NC, US, Showroom Stagger

Assisted in the layout of furniture collections featuring bedroom suites, offices, and accessories.
Propped furniture to provide a sense of home for International Home Furnishings Market customers.

Sep 2010 - Oct 2010
 

Hollister Co., Atlanta, GA, US, Sales Associate

Prepped the store for presentation and sales purposes.
Updated and organized stock room.
Interacted with customers to assist them with their purchases.

May 2009 - Aug 2009
 

American Eagle Outfitters, Atlanta, GA, US, Sales Associate

Greeted customers upon entrance to the store making them aware of daily promotions.
Assisted customers in the fitting room concerning fit and style for their needs.

May 2009 - Aug 2009
 

Rosser International Inc., Atlanta, GA, US, Interior Design Intern

Updated and organized the Architectural & Interiors Resource Library
Assisted with multiple projects in AutoCAD and MicroStation
Selected finishes for Rosser’s 2nd Floor Renovation project as well as introduced presentation boards to the company.

May 2008 - Aug 2008
 

Rosser International Inc., Atlanta, GA, US, Interior Design & Marketing Intern

Created a system of organization for consultant files
Created presentation boards for interior design department

May 2007 - Aug 2007
 

Rosser International Inc., Atlanta, GA, US, Marketing Intern

Drafted proposals for upcoming projects
Gathered and input information to update and complete all of Rosser employees’ resumes.

May 2006 - Aug 2006
 

Rosser International Inc., Atlanta, GA, US, Interior Design Intern

Updated and organized the Architectural & Interiors Resource Library.
Selected samples and created presentation boards for proposals for Delta, CNN, and Coweta County Court House projects.
Created “Color Scheme” drawers in the Resource Library for easy access to materials when needed.

May 2005 - Aug 2005
 

Education 

High Point University, High Point, NC, US, Bachelors, Interior Design

Aug 2006 - May 2010
 

Brookwood High School, Snellville, GA, US, High School, College Prep

Aug 2003 - May 2006
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills 



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