Keiko Izumi

Keiko Izumi

Valencia, CA, US



Internationally Experienced Interior Designer who loves travel, work and meet exciting people:
● 10 years of work experience related to commercial interior design
● Experienced project manager for commercial interior design projects in Australia and Japan
● Multi-cultural commercial interior design experiences in Australia, Japan and China
● Collaborative and team-conscious



Callison, Shanghai, CN, Senior Interior Designer

● Involved in interior design of three large scale shopping malls in China
● Responsible for rendering quality and coordination
● Executed interior design assignments including conceptual design, schematic design and design development
● Managed some material presentations and generated specifications
● Created presentation materials using Auto CAD and Adobe Suite for the clients

Mar 2011 - Mar 2012

HMA Architects and Designers, Shanghai, CN, Senior Interior Designer

● Managed the project team of five assistants throughout project’s lifespan
● Created conceptual designs of shopping mall and display office
● Developed and prepared construction documents
● Responsible for selection of FF&E color palettes, material presentations and generate

Sep 2009 - Dec 2010

Design Post Inc, Tokyo, JP, Consultant

● Reviewed both Hong Kong and China projects for conformance to contract
● Prepared fee proposal, contract and project for the major clients
● Translated all electronic communications, project information and drawings including construction documents: English to / from Japanese

Aug 2008 - Apr 2010

KKS Group, Tokyo, JP, Project Coordinator

● Managed the 5 star hotel client’s expectations, consultant team communications and project coordination
● Overall responsibility for project progress, timelines and quality management
● Overviewed area included: 3 restaurants, standard guest rooms and BOH area

Mar 2008 - Mar 2009

Self-Employed Design Consultant, Sydney, AU, Interior Designer, Project Manager, Project Coordinator

● Overview entire project lifecycle, through post-occupancy
● Negotiated project scope and fees, including fiscal accountability and responsibility
● Managed all phases of projects, including project set-up, design and construction administration
● Managed client expectations, team communication and consultant coordination including the selection of contractors
● Negotiating fees and contracts for projects, scheduling, budgeting and staffing, project set-up with sub-consultants, vendors and contractors

May 2005 - Dec 2007

The Sidgreaves Group Pty Ltd, Sydney, AU, Interior Designer

● Prepared construction documents for implementation of local and international high-end project rollout
● Created shop logo and signage enhancing brand image
● Responsible for entire visual experience including colors, material and specifications.

Sep 2006 - Oct 2007


Queensland College of Arts, Southbank Cumpus, Brisbane, QLD, Australia, Masters, Master of Design

Feb 2003 - Mar 2004

Queensland University Of Technology, Gardens Point Campus, Brisbane, QLD, Australia, Bachelors, Bachelor of Built Environment

Feb 1997 - Mar 2000

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