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Leah Ring

Leah Ring

New York, NY, US

 

About 

Currently seeking job opportunities in New York. Areas of expertise include project management, construction management, client service and communications.

Elsewhere:

Employment 

Philanthropy by Design, San Francisco, CA, US, Volunteer Designer and Project Manager

Volunteer designer and project manger for redesign of non-profit housing clinic.

Aug 2011 - May 2012
 

Hogue, Project Manager

Managed 10+ clients generating over $2M in revenue annually
Managed furniture procurement and installation for corporate interior design projects
Created furniture budgets, quotations, project timelines and project status reports
Managed communication between client, designer, general contractor and manufacturers
Managed and trained project coordinators to aid in professional development
Value engineered furniture packages according to client budgetary needs

Mar 2011 - May 2012
 

Brodin Design Build, Los Angeles, CA, US, Design Assistant

Selected and sourced fabrics, finishes, furniture and design elements
Worked with architects, subcontractors and vendors on budgets, timelines and contracts
Managed ordering, payment, delivery and installation of furniture and building materials
Created and maintained budgets, construction schedules and status reports
Created mood boards and design drawings for presentation to clients

Jul 2010 - Jan 2011
 

Kenneth Brown Design, Interior Design Intern

Sourced furniture and materials, created inspiration boards for client presentations
Assisted with product development for the Fall 2010 Kenneth Brown Design Directions Collection for QVC
Assisted with merchandising the Kenneth Brown Home Store in preparation for its grand opening to the public
Organized, updated and maintained sample room and creative resource library

May 2010 - Jul 2010
 

Energy BBDO, Assistant Account Executive

Helped run client presentations, creative briefings and strategic positioning presentations
Authored conference reports, competitive analyses and creative summaries
Managed communication between client, planning, creative and production teams
Assisted in developing creative briefs and ensuring deliverables met client expectations
Managed project workflows, production timelines and budgets across all Dial divisions

Jul 2008 - Jul 2009
 

Education 

Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising (FIDM), Los Angeles, CA, US, Visual Communication

Courses in drafting, drawing, retail design, visual merchandising, graphic design, set and prop building, fashion styling and event planning.

Graduated Summa Cum Laude.

Oct 2009 - Oct 2010
 

Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, Bachelors, Communication Studies, Business Institutions

Graduated Summa Cum Laude with departmental honors.

Oct 2004 - Mar 2008
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills 



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