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Madeline Whitefield

Madeline Whitefield

Roswell, GA, US

 

About 

“All great changes are preceded by Chaos.”

This famous quote by Deepak Chopra sums up a lot about me. Those who know me, know that I can be a bit scatter brained but somehow everything turns out just peachy in the end. Ever since I was younger my mind and learning process was chaotic, but as I grew, I learned how to use this challenge to my advantage. By working my hardest through grade school to learn something most would find easy, allowed me to except that sometimes things might go wrong but to never give up and make it better time and time again. Today I still have a burning passion to work my hardest in completing everything in my life at the best of my ability.
I enjoy design because it is a constant cycle that always needs changes in order to create the best design possible. I find enjoyment in concept development, schematic design, space planning, construction, and yes the many challenges that come with it all. One of my favourite phases of design is found in the technical side of things. Where most people would find sitting behind a computer screen working in CAD tedious, I enjoy watching something I created come to life on screen and off, making sure that every little detail is there and right. I also love helping others and working with teams that allow other ideas and opinions that I may not have considered during the design process.
With all of the challenges that come with any field of design, I feel that my chaotic mind has finally found a place that it can function the best and create, “great changes”.

Elsewhere:

Employment 

Ethan Allen, Alpharetta, GA, US, Customer Service Specialist

Customer service specialist.

Assist design consultants with clients and orders. Assist clients to find the best possible consultant for them so they will be satisfied with all of their questions and needs. Invoice orders into the computer system. Track sales every week and month to date. Keep up with appointments and take count at the end of every week and month to date.

Mar 2013 - current
 

IIDA, Atlanta, GA, US, Volunteer

Assist Interior Designers with events at ADAC and provide a space for designers to utilize when meeting with clients at ADAC.

Jan 2013 - current
 

Massage Envy Spa, Roswell, Sales associate

Sales Associate/Receptionist

Assist clients by finding the right therapist for them to help their needs.
Schedule appoints for therapist
Promote Wellness Program memberships to clients to allow them to come in more often and fix their problem areas in a more inexpensive way.
Laundry / Cleaning
Keeping track of funds through the company each day.

Oct 2011 - current
 

Education 

Savannah College of Art and Design, Atlanta, GA, US, Bachelors, Interior Design

I studied multiple fields of interior design, from BIM programs to hand drafting. From residential to commercial, set design, showroom design, to hospitality and much more. I learned programs such as AutoCAD, Revit, Microstation, 3ds Max, Sketchup & sketch up podium, InDesign, PhotoShop, and movie maker. I also learned about advertising, as well as graphic design. I also had the pleasure of experiencing what it was like to be apart of an installation of one of my own project at Mitchell Gold & Bob Williams.

Sep 2008 - Nov 2012
 

Awards 

Dean's list, Honorable Mention

2012
 

Mitchel Gold & Bob Williams / Atlanta Homes and Lifestyles Competition with SCAD, 1st Place

Design competition held through SCAD for Professor Christian’s Studio III.
Intent for group project was to design an Atlanta based design for MG&BW furniture store that
highlighted their furniture.
Our design project was base on Driving Miss Daisy, representing MG&BW furniture as each character in the story; Miss Daisy, Hoke, and the third untold character, the car.
Design process through hand rendering, Sketchup, and presentation.
In order to complete this, my partner and I met with the sales associates of MG&BW, Atlanta Homes
& Lifestyle Magazine editors, and the owners of MG+BW, Mitchell Gold and Bob Williams.
Functioned in the role of project manager, supervising fellow classmates during construction of
layout.

2011
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills 



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