Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Stamford, CT, US, Freelance Interior Designer (Consultant through Aquent)
- Design Development drawings for the new generation Aloft hotel prototype
- Drawings for construction of two Westin Model Rooms at the Starwood Corporate office
- Design Development team working with vendors to create prototypes and select final specs
Cliff Young Ltd., New York, NY, US, Interior Design intern
- Custom furniture shop drawings in CAD and Sketchup models for showroom renovation model
- Answering phones, welcoming clients into the showroom, and updating pricelist on website
Sears Holdings Corporation, Store Planner
(Consultant through Adecco Engineering and Technical)
- Space planning new Toy Shops and remodeling Kids/ Apparel/ Home Fashions departments.
- Collaborating with the Toys team and other various businesses to implement typical layout standards.
- Working with “The Great Indoors” vendors to space plan fixtures and merchandise.
- Redesigning the existing store layout to accommodate new TGI space and increase productivity.
Epstein, Designer I
U.S. Cellular Corporation, nationwide
- Space planning new corporate stores and remodels.
- Designing projects from early sketches to construction and management, while maintaining a strong
“branded” image with design standards.
- Maintaining client communication throughout project process and engaging in review calls.
Flashpoint Academy, Chicago, IL:
- Sketchup renderings for a programming presentation of several new educational spaces.
Arcturis, Interior Design Intern
- Space planning and redesigning workstation layouts.
- Processing client work orders and move and equipment requests at Edward Jones.
- Punch list for furniture and equipment of client campus headquarters.
- Field verification drawings of lighting and equipment for the LEED project at Ameren Energy.
New York School of Interior Design (NYSID), New York, NY, US, Masters, M.P.S Sustainable Interior Environments
- M.P.S in Sustainable Interior Environments
Oakton Community College, Skokie, IL, US, Continuing education classes
- Intro to Building Systems- Revit Architecture 2009- Certificate of completion
- Intro to 3D Studio Max 2010- Certificate of completion
Florence University of the Arts, Florence, IT, Study Abroad
- Summer study abroad trip with Fairfield Univeristy
- “Drawing of Florence” and Italian language classes
Maryville University of Saint Louis, Saint Louis, MO, US, Bachelors, B.F.A Interior Design
- CIDA (formerly FIDER) and NASAD Accredited
- Bachelor of Fine Arts in Interior Design
- 3.8/ 4.0 Summa cum laude
LEED CI Accredited Professional, Other
- LEED CI Accredited Professional award - USGBC
Maryville University Dean’s List, Award
- Maryville University Dean’s List (2004- 2008)
Gertrude Gaupel Perret Award in Art, Award
- Gertrude Gaupel Perret Award in Art (May 2005)
Maryville University Art and Design Award Scholarship, Scholarship
- Maryville University Art and Design Award Scholarship (Spring 2004)