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Lauren Spisak

Lauren Spisak

Cleveland, OH, US

 

About 

Lauren Spisak
440.725.3738 | laurenspisak@gmail.com

EXPERIENCE
Stephen Ciciretto, AIA, Architect, Chagrin Falls, OH
Interior Designer / Architectural Draftsman
6/2011 – Present
• Integrated detailed architectural design essentials for implementation and instruction of approved construction documents which also illustrated overall design intent and proper use of materials
• Validated floor plans, elevations, sections and details of structures through on-site field verification, photography, and calculation of critical dimensions
• Assembled color palettes, finish materials and schedules in an organized and concise manner for production and execution of interior environments
• Sustained various administrative support tasks for the executive architect

Heery International, Cleveland, OH
Assistant Project Engineer
8/2010 – 5/2011
• Synchronized elements of new building design, equipment and furniture into informative, organized room finish schedules
• Represented Heery International as a liaison between the architect and client to establish clear building instructions and intentions as instructed by the program requirements through meetings with clients, consultants, contractors & vendors
• Reviewed, updated and responded in a timely fashion to requests for information, requests for purchase, product information, shop drawings and submittals within company database and clients
• Reported and accounted activities of contractors & subcontractors through daily correspondence

Advanced Management Concepts, Dayton, OH
Manager of First Impressions
6/2009 – 12/2009
• Assisted account executives manage approximately twenty national and international associations; including the Miami Valley & Ohio Valley Chapters of the National Association of the Remodelling Industry
• Produced diverse informative and aesthetic event announcements and graphic documents
• Collaborated proactively with account executives in the coordination of various client events while handling multiple, competing priorities

Hot Spot Salon, Centerville, OH
Front Desk Admin
9/2008 – 9/2009
• Effectively designed and implemented an organizational method for displaying merchandise to accommodate time efficient record keeping
• Managed and prepared client information through a detailed computer database
• Established productive working relationships and dealt cooperatively with clientele and team members
• Maintained cleanliness and sanitation of facility with accuracy and strong attention to detail

Design Forum, Centerville, OH
Student Environmental Designer
9/2007 – 12/2007 & 3/2007 – 6/2007
• Developed hand-drawn perspective drawings for retail and hospitality clients as well as participated in office design charettes
• Ideated and supported employee design teams in the development of exclusive concepts for prospective and current brands
• Rendered and constructed formal perspective drawings to present the integration of design intent for clientele through a combination of hand drawing and computer aided drawing

Middle Earth Developers, Cincinnati, OH
Student Co-op
9/2006 – 12/2006
• Conducted field surveys and documented initial layout drawings for existing apartments in multi-floor complexes; including floor plans, elevations and details as needed for critical dimensions
• Created specialized graphic advertisements and brochures for assorted apartment complexes located in the downtown Cincinnati area
• Facilitated in the unique spatial layout and design of new apartment complexes as dictated by the program

Luxottica Retail, Mason, OH
Business Assistant (Co-op)
3/2006 – 6/2006 & 9/2005 – 12/2005
• Successfully coordinated office space planning for approximately one half million square feet through block, space and furniture plans
• Lead and arranged in-depth meetings with diverse levels of upper management to determine and fulfil program needs, requirements and project drivers
• Composed and organized various department documentation to aid in the efficiency of the proprietary moving process instilled by the company

Steed Hammond Paul, Cincinnati, OH
Student Co-op
3/2005 – 6/2005
• Aided interior designers with the design, organization and layouts of construction documents
• Prepared finish boards and job binders for Steed Hammond Paul and corresponding clientele
• Participated in and assisted interior designers at various client meetings, presentations and team meetings
• Collaborated with team members to develop furniture and equipment inventories, as well as document and prepare appropriate corresponding reports

EDUCATION & TRAINING
UNIVERSITY of CINCINNATI, Cincinnati, OH
Bachelor of Science, Major in Interior Design 6/2008
• Participated in the Professional Practice Co-op Program, alternating quarters of college study with quarters of work in the field of Interior Design

COMPUTER SKILLS
Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Bridge & Acrobat; AutoCAD; PowerCADD; Form Z; Microsoft Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Access & Word

Education 

University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, US, Bachelors, Interior Design

Sep 2003 - Jun 2008
 

Areas of Specialization 



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