My name is Barry Grynberg my experience, includes 16+ years of theme, specialty, flagship and prototype design. I have worked for the best-known design firms and clients in the retail, restaurant, automotive, exhibit and entertainment industry. My expertise includes concept design, design development, presentation rendering, and design directing and managing of multiple projects. I have been responsible for preparing client proposal and project criteria information, including scheduling and meeting agenda’ s for many clients. Each relationship requiring personalized business and specific marketing attention. My career has taken me from initial strategic planning, market research, visionary brainstorming, all phases of conceptual / design development / construction documents / construction liaison to final punch list evaluations. I have a remarkably diverse portfolio with strong communication skills for presenting design ideas.
I look forward to hearing from you regarding any opportunities you may have available.
Barry J. Grynberg
Talbots Corporate Headquarters, Hingham, MA, US, Senior Store Designer
Responsibilities included all phases of design development and creating corporate standards for Talbot’s Woman, Talbot’s Petites, Talbot’s Shoes & Accessories, and new prototype designs for Talbot’s Men.
Beekman Group, Washington, DC, US, Freelance Designer and Professional Renderer
Responsibilities include Architectural Planning, Illustration, 3d-Autocad, Interior Design, etc.
Projects: BluMercury Spa, CACI, One to One Fitness, various residential, high end retail and commercial projects
OTJ Architects, Washington, DC, US, Interior Designer
Responsibilities include programming, all phases of design, construction documents, and construction administration for commercial interiors, private banking and retail clients
Projects: NCTA, Legacy, Verizon, American Partners Bank, Fidelity Trust and Bank, Motion Picture Association of America, Banner & Witcoff, LTD. (2007 IIDA Mid Atlantic Chapter – Bronze Award Winner)
The Phillips Group, New York, NY, US, Senior Interior Designer
Senior International / Retail Designer (jobs below were high end international retail clients)
Projects: Harrods’s of London, Barney’s New York, Eileen Fisher, DKNY, Hugo Boss, Van Cleef & Arpels, Kenneth Cole
Publix Supermarkets, Lakeland,Fl, Lead Brand Designer
6 Month Contract Position as Lead Brand Designer
Design director, in charge of all creative leadership, design approval, graphic layouts, and logo and brand image applications. In charge of presenting all project concepts for approval, including but not limited to material and furniture specifications, construction fabrication drawings, and facility coordination management.
Projects: 2000 Holiday POP Display, Event Planning Kiosk, Apron’s Cooking Schools, 2000 Publix Leadership Conference, new identity designs for Health & Beauty Care, Deli, Bakery, and Dry Goods.
Gensler, New York, NY, US, Senior Retail Designer Studio 585
Senior retail designer responsible for managing high end retail projects, which called for the selling, staging and presentation of branded merchandise. It was my task to ensure that the architectural environment distinguished a brand specific look, feel and identity.
Projects: Ferrari prototype flagship store, Ducati Motors (prototype in Modena, Italy), Cartier, Victoria Secret
Design Continuum, Inc, Boston, MA, US, Senior Environmental Designer
Team design leader, in charge of all creative leadership, design approval, graphic layouts, and logo and brand image applications. In charge of presenting all project concepts for approval, including but not limited to material and furniture specifications, construction fabrication drawings, and facility coordination management.
Projects: Casual Dining / Restaurant Pei Wei’s Asian Diner, KFC/Taco Bell/Pizza Hut, Papa Gino’s, Gloria Jeans Coffee
Projects: Retail / Automotive / Exhibit Adidas, Gymboree (ZuTopia), Saturn Auto show Room, the “Ballpark”, Bremen Space Museum
FRCH Design Worldwide, Cincinnati, OH, US, Interior Designer
My responsibilities included all phases of concept design, design development, presentation rendering, and implemetation of approved design elements formated into autocad construction documentation of multiple projects.
University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, US, Bachelors, Interior Design
I studied Interior Architecture at the University of Cincinnati. The was a mandated 5 year program of The Design , Art , Architecture and Planning school commonly known as DAAP. I was required to study the first two years combined with the Architecture classes. This was an internship co-op program in which I was required to fufill 6 seperate 3 months internships at proffesional Architectural design firms acrross the country. These were full time placements as an intern and employee for some of the best known design firms in the world. My internships were at Architectural Interiors in (Washington, D.C.), Retail Planning Associates (Columbus,Ohio), Trisha Wilson & Associates (Dallas, TX), HLW International LLP (New York City, N.Y.) and Frch Design Worldwide (Cincinnati, OH) where I was offered and accepted a full time job upon my graduation in June of 1995. I graduated with a 3.7 of 4.0 gpa average of all my design and requied art classes.
2007 IIDA Mid Atlantic Chapter – Bronze Award Winner, 3rd Place
Award was for execellence in design for corporate interiors 25,000 square feet or less for the design and construction implementaion of The Banner & Witcoff, LTD corporate interiors headquarters. (Washington, D.C.)