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Susanne Lovell

Susanne Lovell

Aspen, CO, US

 

About 

Boutique Interior Designer looking to enhance my experiences in Hospitality Design.

I have 7+ years of experience designing in Aspen Colorado and Dallas Texas. I am a professionally trained and educated designer who is focused, but with an open minded/conceptual drive that is detail oriented and organized with a strong work ethic.

Just recently relocated to the Southern California area, I am looking to expand my design skills in the traditional role as an Interior Designer in hospitality design. Please review my posted resume and portfolio. If you feel like my skills would be able to enhance your team, and the creative process,contact me. My contact  information is listed in this posting.

Employment 

Travis Terry Design, Dallas, TX, US. and Aspen, CO., Senior Designer

Senior Designer:

Worked for a boutique design firm encompassing high end residential, spec homes, larger scale commercial projects, furniture and lighting designs. Managed all phases of the project from conceptual design to final installation including CAD drawings, presentations to clients, approvals and permits, managed and organized schedules, budgetary concerns, and contractors. Assisted in designing, creating prototypes for the launch of a lighting, cabinet hardware and furniture design. This position began as a freelance position and turned into full time employment in 2010.

Jun 2008 - Jul 2012
 

Jeffrey Halferty Design, Aspen, CO, US, Interior Designer

Interior Designer:

Worked full time for a busy medium sized firm specializing in high end residential and commercial properties with an emphasis on retail and restaurant design. Responsibilities included, but were not limited to: conceptual design to final installation; CAD drawings, presentations to clients, City of Aspen Historical Preservation Committee, Planning and Zoning Board and Aspen City Council to obtain approvals and permits; management and organization of construction drawings, schedules, budgetary concerns, and contractors; and general office duties. This position was full time employment which I had left to pursue other freelance opportunities and have continued to work with JHD on an as needed basis.

Jul 2005 - Oct 2007
 

Education 

The Art Institute of Colorado, Denver, CO, US, Bachelors, Interior Design

This program was a Bachelor of Arts degree in Interior Design.

The Interior Design degree program emphasizes the design process with students developing concepts into functional designs. Interior Design degree students are taught in a hands-on environment with industry-related equipment and technology. The Interior Design degree program is designed to teach traditional and computerized design skills. Course topics in the Interior Design degree program include space planning, textiles, and lighting. Interior Design degree students develop a portfolio to showcase their work to potential employers. Graduates of the Interior Design degree program are prepared to pursue entry-level jobs like interior designer, space planner, and draftsperson.

Apr 2003 - Jun 2005
 

University of Colorado at Boulder, Boulder, CO, US, Bachelors, Art History

A liberal arts degree requiring the completion of core curriculum credits with a major concentration in Art History.

Aug 1989 - Aug 1992
 

Awards 

Mulitiple Awards- See List below, 1st Place

Honors Award, 4.0 GPA, Graduation, June 2005
Outstanding Achievement Award, June 2005
Outstanding Leadership Award, May 2005
National Honors Society, Alpha Beta Kappa, November 2004
Student Art Show, Architectural Rendering Award, Fall 2004

FIDER Accreditation Student Panel
IIDA Student Chapter Board, Events Planner
ASID Student member and USGBC Student Member

2005
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills 



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