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Kitzie Perez

Kitzie Perez

Miami, FL, US

 

About 

Im ALL about Design in all its form, and my greatest desire is too help people and communities- to make a difference!

Employment 

Kitzie Perez Interiors, Miami, FL, US, Freelance Designer

Design and develop Commercial and Residential interior design projects from conception, executing and providing functional solutions for clientele. Visit and communicate with vendors on latest and most appropriate materials for individual applications with the ability to keep informed on current developments in interior design technology and finishes. Create construction documents and furniture/accessory packages, some digital, for client approval. . Creation and processing of purchase orders, quotes and daily administrative duties. Renderings of finished projects for presentation in a variety of mediums.

Star Productions / Ft.Lauderdale, FL Exhibium / API+ / Coral Gables, FL
Design Miami/ Dacra Development / Miami, FL House & Designs / Miami Beach, FL
B.Pila Design and Architecture / Miami, FL TripleShades Studio / Miami, Fl
Catalina Lighting / Miami, FL ProjektLuxe / Miami, FL
Elements Diet & Fitness / Miami Beach, FL

Dec 2007 - current
 

Precious Designs, Miami, FL, US, Designer

Develop and manage various interior design projects for Yacht, Residential, Commercial and Hospitality from participating in the planning of interior construction, interior design, finishes and furnishings, preparation of specifications. Preparation of architectural drawings for design presentations for interior treatment bidding process. Creation of Purchase Orders , estimates and daily administrative duties. Assisted in the hiring of interns and graphic designs and production of company marketing through various design programs in Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator. Consultations with current and new vendors for new and upcoming trends and products and Trade Shows.

Nov 2010 - Jul 2012
 

IL Gusto / Cozydays.com, Miami, FL, US, Retail Director

Responsible for all aspects of store operations from open to close; administration daily duties, day to day sales, visual merchandising, along with assisting a variety of retail clientele, local and abroad, with their outdoor living spaces by creating functional solutions. Offering lines that were carried from international companies, which included umbrellas, furniture, cushions and accessories. Gather finishes and furnishings complementary to Residential, Commercial and Hospitality projects requirements based on product availability and durability. Discuss and recommend with representatives as to what was needed for clientele for customizations or for new product input and revisions.

Mar 2008 - Aug 2010
 

Shelly’s Cushions & Majestic Umbrellas, and Lifestyle Products, Miami, FL, US, New Product Coordinator

Administrative Assistant to 3 Supervisors/Divisions(specialty and mass) by providing new and revised outdoor product designs for retail industries in Fortune 500 Companies; including textiles and accessories. Communications between fabric workrooms for customized textiles and products. Supervise production of specified outdoor cushions; making sure that all product and presentations were completed as specified by date needed. Design of trade show booths and preparation, attendance and breakdown to tradeshows such as the International Casual Furniture & Accessories Mart, and the National Hardware Show & Lawn & Garden World. Coordination, input and design of yearly outdoor swatch books, after reviewing and presenting new trends in fashion and design.

Jun 2005 - Jul 2007
 

Education 

Ai Miami International University of Arts & Design, Miami, FL, US, BArch, Interior Design

Aug 2003 - Jun 2007
 

Fashion Institute of Technology, State University of New York, New York, NY, US, Display & Exhibition Design

Aug 1997 - May 2000
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills 



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