Amy Chester

Amy Chester

Brooklyn, NY, US



I am a young, energetic interior designer looking for new opportunities in New York City.  I have developed a broad base of knowledge from seven years of experience in the Washington, DC area.  I am proficient at implementing complete interior concepts for residential, commercial, and hospitality spaces, two of which have been featured in Home & Design Magazine.



Amy Chester, Brooklyn, NY, US, Freelance Interior Designer

Produced NYC DOB construction drawings for residential and hospitality projects.
Coordinated samples, pricing, and schedules with vendors and manufacturers.
Assisted in design development for residential and hospitality spaces.

Jan 2012 - current

Marlies Venute Interiors, Inc, McLean, VA, US, Interior Designer

Analyzed client needs and objectives to design functional, life-enhancing spaces that promote sustainable building practices.
Produced computer and hand renderings, plans, and elevations for all projects.
Researched and specified FF&E.
Estimated project requirements and costs.
Developed and maintained relationships with vendors and manufacturers.
Responded to RFIs and made site visits to resolve construction problems, ensure conformance with the design intent, and conduct punch list reviews.

Jan 2005 - Oct 2011

Gerard Hilferty & Associates, Athens, OH, US, Intern

Developed construction documents and design details for multiple projects.
Organized and updated the resource library.
Created database of resources and sales representative’s contact information.

Jul 2003 - Oct 2003


Ohio University, Bachelors, Interior Architecture

Minor in Retail Merchandising
Graduated Cum Laude

Oct 2000 - Jul 2004

Areas of Specialization 


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