I am an interior designer with a Interior Design Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Pratt institute, where I earned theoretical and practical training in interior architecture and design. As an intern and junior designer, I been involved in all aspect of project from start to finish. Projects including hospitality and residential projects. I am experienced in concept research, construction documentation,FF&E sourcing/designs, client presentations, and installation. In addition to design work, I have been involved in managerial responsibilities such as managing budget and schedules to coordinate and produce successful completion of each project. I am a hard worker with passion for problem solving and creating functional and beautiful spaces.
Yabu Pushelberg, New York, NY, US, Junior Project Manager
-Collaborated with Design Team Leaders and Senior Project Managers in all post documentation stages of a project
-Created estimated budgets aiming to meet artistic design intent as well as client’s financial allowance.
-Execute construction administrations including submittal review of shop drawing, specification, and finish management
-Performed value engineering by interfacing manufacturers/ vendors, sourcing materials, reviewing construction techniques, and negotiating costs Participated in weekly coordination meeting and site visits to coordinates with trades.
Major Project Involvement:
• Queens West Parcel Residential Tower, Long Island City NY
• Park Hyatt New York, New York NY
• Four Seasons Downtown New York, New York NY
• SLS Lux Miami Hotel, Miami FL
• Four Seasons Mumbai Residence, Mumbai India
• Ko Shan Road Residence Model Unit, Hong Kong China
• Ardmore Penthouse Residence, Singapore
Own Entity, Brooklyn NY, Jr. Interior Designer
-Explored design concepts and ideas with project designer to create project lookbooks
-Sourced furniture, fixtures, and equipment based on developed design concepts; assembled FF&E designs and selections into visual and material packages for clients
-Prepared furniture plans and elevations for use in client presentations and construction documents
-Collaborated with various vendors and manufacturers to design and fabricate custom fixtures and furnishings
-Executed FF&E purchases by specifying items to vendors, negotiating costs, organizing purchase orders, processing payments, and tracking entire order process
-Managed project budgets and schedules
-Provided on-site presence during installation; supervised and coordinated installation process
Major Project Involvment:
• French Residence, San Francisco CA 5,400 SF
Gut renovation of a 5 bedroom single family residence; work included complete architectural design and full decoration
• Mulberry Soho Model Apartment, New York NY 2,500 SF
Full furnishing and decoration of 3 bedroom model unit.
• Bean Residence, New York NY 1,500 SF
Renovation and furnishing of 2 bedroom Nolita loft
• Johnson Residence, New York NY 2,500 SF
Renovation and furnishing of high end 2 bedroom SoHo Apartment
Own Entity, Brooklyn NY, Intern
Responsibilities included visual research, material, furniture, lighting, and hardware sourcing, CAD drafting of custom FF&E items. Established relationships with various vendors and manufacturers; visited showrooms and coordinated purchases.
Major Project Involvment:
• Super Linda & El Jocky Restaurant & Bar, New York NY 3,000 SF
• Clinton Street Residence, Brooklyn NY 4,000 SF
Pratt Institute, Brooklyn NY, Bachelors, Interior Design