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Amanda Danesi

Amanda Danesi

New York, NY, US

 

About 

I am a trained Interior Designer with LEED Accreditation and over 12 years of experience in the industry.  Throughout my diverse career I have earned an acumen for Marketing and Business Development, which lends a sales driven and forward thinking approach to Design.  I am a diligent and eager Designer with strong focus and Project Management skills.  With experience in Product Development, Lighting, Residential, Corporate, and Hospitality, I am particularly interested in merging disciplines to create rich and innovative work.  

Employment 

Phillip Jeffries Wallcovering, Fairfield, NJ, US, International Business Development Manager

Apr 2012 - current
 

Yoma Textiles, Inc., New York, NY, US, Marketing Director and Assistant Textile Designer

• Customer service and sales
• Assistant to Design Director in development of Custom textiles
• Expertly source product from Domestic and European mills
• Interfacing with Interior Designers, verbal and in office meetings
• Create and uphold Client database
• Oversee production and distribution of samples and marketing materials including new product launches
• Design and prototype new concept for Sample Box - personally produce custom Sample Box on laser cutter
• Create graphics that Yoma Textiles presents as branding

May 2006 - Apr 2012
 

TWB Design, New York, NY, US, Interior Design Consultant and Website Designer

• Color and Material selection
• Freelance AutoCAD drawing
• Develop and implement new company Website

May 2006 - Mar 2012
 

Catherine Dunne Interiors, Pacific Palisades, CA, US, Interior Design Consultant

RESIDENTIAL and HOSPITALITY EXPERIENCE
• Vendor sourcing and research
• FF&E Selection
• Oversee installation of NYC projects

Jul 2008 - Jan 2012
 

Chandler Pierce Architect, New York, NY, US, Interior Design Consultant

CORPORATE and RESIDENTIAL EXPERIENCE
• Creation of Custom branded textiles for workstations, wall upholstery, and drapery
• Color and Material selection
• Furniture procurement

FURNITURE DESIGN
• Marketing and branding for new furniture line
• Creation of shop drawings

MARKETING EXPERIENCE
• Edit and Maintain photo portfolio
• Update website

Apr 2009 - Nov 2011
 

Paul Segal Associates, New York, NY, US, Intern

EDUCATIONAL/INSTITUTIONAL DESIGN EXPERIENCE
• Material selection
• CAD Drawings
• Resource librarian

May 2007 - Sep 2007
 

Education 

Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY, US, Bachelors, Interior Design

BFA Interior Design

• Interest in prototype, model making, laser cutting
• Focus on signage and informational graphics
• Development of light fixtures through combined Architecture/Interior Design studio, Designtex-sponsored
• Marked interest and understanding of Lighting concepts

Sep 2005 - May 2008
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills 



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