Peter Vincent Architects, Honolulu, HI, US, Associate/ Interior Design Manager
As head of the interior design team, I designed, planned and supervised project tasks that resulted in the overall interior design and interior architectural development including schematic design, design development, construction documents, bid/negotiation, construction administration as well as FF&E selection, specification, procurement and installation. Worked both individually and part of a team on residential, commercial and hospitality projects from concept to completion. Produce CAD drawings. Maintain professional communication with clients, vendors and sales reps. Perform interviews and annual evaluations for Interior staff members. I ensure all aspects of the Interior Design projects tasks are in accordance with the firm’s policies, procedures and standards. Created and maintained the standard forms for client contracts, purchasing, and budget tracking.
As Project Manager, I was responsible for drafting contracts, scheduling staff and assigning project tasks, creating budgets and project schedules, tracking progress and monthly invoicing as well as maintain client communication and coordinate with contractors and subcontractors.
As a member of the Senior Management Team, I participated in the company policy making and strategy formulation.
Lysy Interior Designs, Wilmington, DE, US, Senior Interior Designer
Provided a professional level of design services and support for high-end clientele. Assessed client needs, guided client decisions, evaluated scope of project to prepare budget, met with architects and contractors to integrate information into a design layout including CAD drawings and finish selections, field survey for accuracy, gathered information for estimates, resolved issues and visit job site to see the design concept through completion.
Lawrence Mayer Wilson Interiors, Brielle, NJ, US, Design Assistant
High-end residential design showroom where I was responsible for both a complete design service as well as furniture sales. Space planned, hand-drafted, surveyed, drew up conceptual drawings, selected fabrics, furniture, and finishes, designed window treatments and built-in cabinetry, prepared presentation boards for client meetings, gathered quotes and typed up estimates and purchase orders, inspected installations and accessorized jobs upon completion.
Exclusive Details, Aberdeen, NJ, Assistant
Specialized in kitchen and bath designs for both renovations and new construction. Hand drafted, space planned, surveyed job sites, selected finishes, coordinated contractor schedules, and administered installations.
SRM Design Group, Holmdel, NJ, US, Design Assistant, Intern
Full service high-end residential design firm where I was introduced to all aspects of the design business. Hand drafted, space planned, selected fabrics, furniture and finishes, performed on-site measurements, inspected installations, prepared presentation boards for client meetings, expedited orders and maintained furniture library, which both allowed me to establish a relationship with various trade vendors and sales reps.
Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA, US, Bachelors, Interior Design