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.
Neal Beckstedt Studio, New York, NY, US, Freelance Interior Designer
Responsibilities included concept research, creating drawings and renderings, FFE design and sourcing, creating proposals and purchase orders, installation, and all aspect of project management.
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