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Iris Dickson

Iris Dickson

New York, NY, US

 

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Boddewyn-Gaynor Architect, New York, NY, US, Freelance Designer

Responsibilities include preliminary schematic design, design development, space planning, furniture and finish selection, and production of construction documents for multiple commercial projects.
Participated in client meetings and project surveys.

May 2014 - current
 

BlueSpace Architecture & Design, North Bergen, NJ, US, Senior Designer/Owner

Established and managed a small design firm offering design services to new and potential clients.

Successfully involved in the interior design business practices of the firm, preparing owner-designer agreements and post-occupancy evaluations.

Held full responsibility in the preliminary design concept, space planning, furniture and finish selection, and production of construction documents for multiple projects.

Oct 2006 - Jan 2011
 

Ludwig Michael Goldsmith Architects, New York, NY, US, Project Manager / Project Architect / Senior Interior Designer

Effectively led design teams in the planning and execution of multiple projects.

In charge for the preparation and compilation of all construction documents, from conception through closeout.

Integrated construction drawings and kept change orders to a minimum and in line with client’s overall budget.

Developed color schemes and finishes including furniture to all interior design projects.

Ensured accurate project documentation and mechanical, electrical, and plumbing (MEP) coordination.

Worked and communicated with sales representatives when specifying finishes, organizing bid documents, and performing walk-through with prospective bidders.

Secured working relationship between clients and contractors by facilitating project meetings, conducting weekly site visits, recording meeting minutes, and handled presentations.

Adhered to office CAD library standards and trained new employees.

Jul 2000 - Oct 2006
 

BBG-BBGM, New York, NY, US, Project Architect / Interior Designer

Worked in coordination with clients, contractors, and engineers for the design, development, and completion of different projects.

Jul 1999 - Jul 2000
 

Charles Patten Architects, New York, NY, US, Junior Interior Designer / CAD Operator / 3D Renderer

Contributed in space planning, furniture and finish and color selection, organization, and production of all construction documents, including details and sections for different projects.

Took charge of developing 3D renderings and presentation boards.

Jul 1996 - Jul 1999
 

Education 

Fashion Institute of Technology, State University of New York, New York, NY, US, Interior Design

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Interior Design

Aug 1992 - May 1996
 

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