Amanda has a combined four years of interior design experience in New York City, working on residential renovations to collaborating on international hospitality projects. Prior to working in the interior design field she completed two separate Bachelors of Arts degrees, the first in Art History/ Fine Arts, and the second in Interior design, here she finished at the top of her class at the Fashion Institute of Technology where she honed her technical and creative abilities. These degrees have made Amanda into a well- rounded designer who is inspired by the world around her. This passion lead to working at a top hospitality firm in New York where she recently installed a multi-million dollar private office in Hong Kong, as well as continued work on multiple international hotel projects. Amanda’s passion of design is evident in her enthusiasm for knowledge and soaking in the culture around her.
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Jack Fhillips Design, Palm Beach Gardens, FL, US, Interior Designer
Jack Fhillips Design is a West Palm Beach based Design Firm, with a primary focus in Residential design, and small hospitality projects. Working with clients on an individual basis to provide interior drawings, color schemes, FF&E selections. Providing and following quotes, proposals and purchase orders from initial conception to final installation. Current Projects includes: Jonathan’s Landing Club House, Tucker’s Point Bermuda Residence, Bernick Residence, Nickalaus Residence.
Tony Chi & Associates, New York, NY, US, Interior Designer
Tony Chi & Associates is a New York based Interior design firm, with a focus on hospitality, leisure, and entertainment industries. Working as an Interior Designer on hospitality projects with the main focus on FF&E. Working on multiple projects, in different phases from conceptual design to construction administration. Managing hotel FF&E planning sourcing and spatial design, as well as OS&E selection and procurement. Have the ability to multi-task, and retain Information in a fast paced environment to maintain deadlines, and provide accurate documentation, per the tonychi standards. Experience in presentation skills, documentation, collaborating in team environment, interacting and preserving vendor relationships.
Projects include: 18 Queen’s Road- Private Office, Rosewood Hong Kong Hotel & Hotel Apartments, Grand Hyatt Gurgaon hotel, residence & marketing suite, Andaz Tokyo, Park Hyatt Moscow.
George Wong Design, New York, Freelance Interior Designer
George Wong is a New York based interior design
firm working on international hospitality projects. Worked on multiple hotel and F&B projects from the schematic phase through design development. Responsibilities included sourcing and writing specifications, organization and coordination of
project index and drawings. Researching for conceptual design phase, design development & furniture drawings. Red-line corrections, and general office maintenance.
Projects included: Hyatt Times Square, T45 Diner, Hyatt Regency Mexico City.
BBGM, New York, NY, US, Internship
Working on Hospitality projects that include CD’s, FFF& E selections, Presentation boards, writing spec’s, space planning, rendering. On-site measurements. Meeting with sales representatives of products, on-site library maintenance, calling and placing orders for products needed.
Pier 1 Imports, Albany, NY, US, Sales Leader
worked along side of the store manager and assistant manager to create sales, as well as performing duties of employee management, Sales, as well as visual merchandising accordning to the Pier 1 Import standards.
AmeriCorps, New York, NY, US, Habitat for Humanity
A year of service with AmeriCorps working with Habitat for Humanity NYC, as a site leader to teach individuals the basics of constuction according to the Habitat model. Also worked with in the community with such service projects as the Hull Street Garden: " Turning Brownsville Green" and work with Brush with Kindness.
MyHome Renovations, New York, NY, US, Junior Remodeling Consultant
Worked with Remodeling consultants to create AutoCAD drawings, FF&E selections, as well as worked opening and closing the showroom, customer relations & sales.
Fashion Institute of Technology, State University of New York, New York, NY, US, Bachelors, Interior Design
Completing a four-year interior design course of study including in-depth Studio projects in Corporate, Retail, Residential, Healthcare-Institutional, Hospitality and Entertainment; interior detailing and method of construction, hand and CAD 2D & 3D drawings; hand drafting and sketches; lighting; the history of period design.
Siena College, Loudonville, NY, US, Bachelors, Creative Arts
Creative Arts was a combination of Fine Arts, Art History, and theater. I concentrated on Art History and Fine Arts to obtain knowledge of the world of art. During this time I also studied with the University of Richmond, a study abroad program in the city of Rome, Italy. Also traveled to England, Greece, Austria, and Germany.