Nancy Pounds

Nancy Pounds

Hamburg, AR, US



I am a recent graduate with a Master of Architecture degree from Louisiana State University. During my graduate studies, I developed a strong interest in housing and urban design after spending a summer at the LSU College of Art and Design Rome program studying the urban condition in Rome and a third year studio that concentrated on a 2000 plus unit housing project in Berlin, Germany. I also developed important skills in construction documentation, code research, and strengthened my commitment to sustainable design.

Prior to returning for my graduate degree, I worked over six years in the senior living and hospitality sector where I completed multiple interior design projects in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, and Germany. During this time I developed exceptional skills in FF&E selection and procurement, project administrations and installation management, becoming the main interior designer for the German properties. I also have four years of experience as a production graphic designer, where the skills I developed in this role helped me develop my unique graphic and representational style that uses both analog and digital techniques.



Sunrise Senior Living, McLean, VA, US, Senior Interior Designer

Designed, project managed and installed multiple assisted living facilities following brand standards in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom and Germany.

*Supervised and assisted junior staff on the completion of construction documents; the selection of FF&E and finishes; and the administration and installation of assisted living facilities.

Jan 2002 - Nov 2008

Bemis Company Incorporated, Crossett, AR, US, Senior Production Artist

Reproduced and designed packaging materials for multiple products lines including food, fertilizer and building materials.

*Created first run packaging materials with new computer system and software, commencing the switch from analogue production to digital production that allowed for faster production turn around.

May 1993 - Aug 1997


Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA, US, MArch, Master of Architecture

Aug 2010 - May 2013

University of Arkansas Rome Center, Rome, Italy, LSU College of Art and Design Rome Program

May 2012 - Jul 2012

University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR, US, Bachelors, Interior Design

Aug 1997 - Aug 2001

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