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I am a senior in the interior design program at Purdue University looking to start a career in commercial design. Born and raised in Tucson, Arizona, I attended college at Purdue University in Indiana seeking an adventure and hoping to expand my design knowledge from the southwestern elements I had grown up with. I was able to extend my desire to travel and experience design vernacular further with a summer internship in Massachusetts.
My hope for my career is that I can create designs that will evoke a feeling of comfort and transendence from the norm in spaces for everyday use. My strong organizational skills and consistent desire to learn something new have permitted my design vocabulary to continue to grow and solidify.
LEED Green Associate
Currier & Associates, Inc., Newburyport, MA, US, Design Intern
Attended meetings with clients to develop design schemes.
Attended existing site walk-throughs for remodel projects.
Selected and ordered samples of building finishes, furniture, and materials for design schemes.
Completed specification books for purchasing and installation.
Created final design presentation boards for clients.
Used AutoCad, Photoshop, and SketchUp to create floor and finish plans and schematic models.
Contacted local representatives for new product.
Maintained materials library.
Finesse Interiors, Inc., Tucson, AZ, US, Design Intern
Selected fabrics and furniture pieces for clients.
Attended appointments with clients and staged homes.
Submitted orders to an upholsterer.
Contacted furniture retailers for pricing and information.
Wrote up orders for clients while keeping track of their accounts.
Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, US, Bachelors, Interior Design/Space Planning
Interior Design/Space Planning courses including hand rendering, construction documents, lighting, and building codes for residential and commercial projects.