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Jennifer Fratto

Jennifer Fratto

Oak Brook, IL, US

 

About 

Over three years of progressive interior design experience with expertise in corporate and hospitality clients. Hands-on experience preparing documents for the planning, programming, and detailing phases of design. Strong verbal and visual presenter utilizing customized visual aids. Consistently meeting project progress schedule to ensure project is on time and on budget.

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Employment 

Snowhite Textiles, Addison, IL, US, Interior Designer

• Provide layouts including Floor Plans, Reflected Ceiling Plan (RCP), and
elevations for national hotel brands utilizing AutoCAD
• Actively follow the detailed process of receiving a Property Improvement Plan (PIP)
• Prepare design schemes and sample boards to include furniture, fabrics, lighting
and accessories
• Compile detailed specifications for all selected and custom items with necessary
schedules and material references
• Request pricing from suppliers
• Maintain and update the FF&E library
• Submit to the end user (Hotel Corporate Headquarters)
• Successfully gained approval to be one of four pre-approved design schemes for La Quinta

Mar 2013 - current
 

Oak Brook Park District, Oak Brook, IL, US, Front Desk Manager

• Oversee building operations and director of customer service
• Computer data entry of registered members
• Cash handling and deposits

Jan 2007 - Aug 2012
 

Box Studios, Chicago, IL, US, Intern

• Utilized Google SketchUp to create 3D models for designers and firm presentations
• Revision of AutoCAD plans, created test fits, PC plans, and base plans using firm
standards
• Successfully performed administrative tasks which involved answered calls, ingoing
and outgoing mail, maintained and organized resource library and participated in
vendor meetings.
• Thoroughly prepared and updated firm portfolio

May 2012 - Jul 2012
 

Looney & Associates, Chicago, IL, US, Intern

• Assisted designers with ongoing high-end hospitality projects
• Provided revisions for AutoCAD drawings
• Managed and improved the materials library
• Responsible for coordination and meetings with vendors

Jan 2011 - Mar 2011
 

Education 

Columbia College Chicago, Bachelors, Interior Architecture

The Interior Architecture program teaches students to manipulates interior space, furniture and finishes to serve functional requirements and conceptual/artistic ends. The student is cognizant of building systems (structural, mechanical, life-safety, etc.) and modes of professional practice. The Interior Architecture program focuses almost exclusively on non-residential interior spatial solutions. Columbia's Interior Architecture program is CIDA-Accredited, and includes a mandatory internship.

Oct 2007 - May 2011
 

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