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Casey Heller

Casey Heller

New York, NY, US

 

About 

I am an Interior Designer seeking Interior Design opportunities in the Manhattan area. I am a highly motivated, creative, and hard working individual with excellent people skills. I am advanced in 3D animation software, AutoCAD, and Photoshop as well as a variety of other design programs. Currently working in NYC for a boutique Interior Design studio, focusing on High-end Residential projects. My most recent job experiences has been in High end Residential projects, Commercial Design with Kaplan, Inc., and 3D Renderer with Viewpoint, Ltd. in Tel Aviv, Israel.

Viewpoint produces Interactive video presentations with integrated 3D animations, live footage, graphics, visual and sound effects to deliver impactful marketing and architectural messages for its clients. The company consists of highly experienced architects, multimedia and design professionals providing cutting-edge architectural renderings. 
•Interacted with clients to understand their design objectives.
•Interpreted these objectives and created interior renderings utilizing 3D animation software such as 3D Studio Max and AutoCAD.
•Projects include interior designs for penthouses, apartments, lobbies, synagogues, office spaces, and exteriors.

My passions for Design has allowed me to work on very different types of projects, and continue to thrive on this experience.

Elsewhere:

Employment 

Cristina Dos Santos, LLc., New York, NY, US, Sr. Interior Designer

Senior Interior Designer for a Boutique New York City Interior Design Studio with a focus on High-End Residential Projects. Known for an aesthetic that combines Modern, Classic, and Eclectic elements.

The clientele ranges from Luxury homes in La Jolla, CA to Nantucket, MA, New York City Apartment renovations to our most recent venture with a Tribeca Preschool.

Skills and responsibilities, to name a few, include Project Management, all phases of design-- from concept through to installation, product/material sourcing, concept planning, proficiency in AutoCAD, 3D Max, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Powerpoint, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, and InDesign, to name a few.

Every client is unique and poses their own design challenges. This process allows for continuous creativity and strategizing skills which helps to develop my design sensibilities.

May 2013 - current
 

Different Heights, Design and Consulting, New York, NY, US, AutoCAD Designer- Freelance

Different Heights is a design and consulting firm for specialty boutiques in New York City. I was hired as a Freelance AutoCAD designer for a specific retail shop, to create Floorplans, Elevations, Reflected Ceiling Plans and other documents to help guide construction.

Through this process, my role grew into a 3rd party Design Consultant, providing input and design solutions for optimal functionality of the space.

Oct 2013 - Dec 2013
 

Hasey Construction, Inc., New York, NY, US, 3D renderer/Interior Designer-Freelance

Working as a Freelance interior designer creating 3D renderings for a variety of clients in the interior design industry. Project range includes creating renderings for a furniture design company showcasing one of a kind furniture pieces before it's made; Modeling existing furniture for website; Creating renderings for a residential construction company and designing the Interiors for Model homes.

Oct 2012 - May 2013
 

Kaplan Inc., New York, NY, US, Junior Interior Designer, Branded Environments

February 2012- Present
Junior Interior Designer, Branded Environments Department

Kaplan is a company dedicated to transforming people’s lives through education. Most people know them through their standardized test prep programs. However, degrees for higher education are now an important part of the company’s offering. With hundreds of customer facing locations worldwide, design and space planning are a critical part of the branded environment strategy. Specific job functions include:

•Creating Fixture and Finish plan AutoCAD drawings
•Designing Paint Schemes
•Creating Furniture layouts for schools and corporate spaces
•Selecting Furniture and materials for such spaces
•And much, much more...

Mar 2012 - Oct 2012
 

Viewpoint LLC, Tel Aviv, Israel, Junior Interior Designer

Viewpoint produces Interactive video presentations with integrated 3D animations, live footage, graphics, visual and sound effects to deliver impactful marketing and architectural messages for its clients. The company consists of highly experienced architects, multimedia and design professionals providing cutting-edge architectural renderings.
•Interacted with clients to understand their design objectives.
•Interpreted these objectives and created interior renderings utilizing 3D animation software such as 3D Studio Max and AutoCAD.
•Projects include interior designs for penthouses, apartments, lobbies, synagogues, office spaces, and exteriors.

Mar 2011 - Jan 2012
 

Orley Shabahang, New York, NY, Internship, Assistant to George Larson

Orley Shabahang is the exclusive creater & vendor of these antique persian carpets, contracting individual weavers & yarn makers out of Iran.
•Assisting George Larson in creating showcase events
•Setting up product presentations for top Architects/Interior Designers around the country
•Creating Architecture/Interior Design contact lists for various cities
•Created Powerpoint Presentation of company catalogue

Dec 2009 - Oct 2010
 

Education 

Parsons The New School for Design, New York, NY, US, Bachelors, Interior Design

Oct 2007 - Jul 2009
 

Tulane University, New Orleans, LA, US, Liberal Arts

Oct 2003 - Jul 2007
 

Awards 

Project Slelection, Other

Parsons The New School for Interior Design Fall 2008 Publication: My Fall 2008 Studio II project was selected by The AAS department for Design to be inlcuded in its annual reference publication. This publication is geared for prospective students, industry professionals, etc.

2009
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills 



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