Best Buy Co., Minneapolis, MN, US, Store Planner
Working with a team of 20 individuals, in a team and individual performance based design environment, I excelled under deadlines and exceeded performance expectations. Through a series of phased integrations of new product I impacted entire stores in a complete store fixture reconfiguration using AutoCAD and Storeplan HQ software. I effectively communicated questions with supervisiors, mentors, and peers.
RSP Architects Planners & Engineers, Minneapolis, MN, US, Interior Designer
Generated 3-D models and renderings using Revit Architecture 2012 for client presentations. Worked with corporate client’s real estate project managers, and internal project managers to coordinate expansion, contraction and new site projects ranging from 2,000SF - 9,000SF. Learned client standards for multiple clients and applied in planning phases. Conducted phone interviews with client and end user, created programming summaries, generated space plans and completed DD and CD phase working with a project architect and technician.
Your Design Company, Interior Designer & Project Administrator
Assisted designers and architects with client communication, design development and schematic phase of design in AutoCAD. Provided site and field verification of existing facilities to develop existing floor plans. Worked with vendors from Herman Miller to Shaw Contract Group and maintained office resource library. Coordinated details for weekly project meetings. Project administrator for YDC.
The Tile Shop, Design & Sales Consultant
Through a comprehensive knowledge of products and installation I created a personalized experience for every customer. By asking appropriate questions, sketching designs, and utilizing in store vignettes, I was able to provide options specific to each customers needs.
World Servants, Freelance Designer
Designed a floor plan for a medical and surgical structure built by volunteers of World Servants and located in the Dominican Republic.
Rowley Design Studios, Freelance Consultant
Converted drawings from Auto CAD to Revit Architecture format and completed renderings for a design portfolio and project proposal.
Knoll, Inc., Intern
Assisted all members of the Knoll Studio team organizing and creating folders for presentations. Excelled at space planning for Minne-Con 2009 using Auto CAD and directed a team to format the space according to specifications. Aided in furniture and textile selections for clients. Assisted in presentations at architectural firms and participated in a CEU presentation.
The Art Institutes International Minnesota, Bachelors, Interior Design