Elma Rama

Elma Rama

New York, NY, US


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My objective is to further improve my professional skills in a progressive
office and apply them to assist in creating functional and appealing interiors
by being sustainable and innovative.





Simon's Hardware & Bath, New York, NY, US, Architectural & Decorative Inside Sales Rep

Work closely with architects and contractors on a variety of projects
Reach monthly sales of $70,000 on architectural hardware
Specify architectural hardware as per client’s needs
Engage with vendors on special orders and order follow up
Raise product margin to reach departamental’s monthly profit goals

Oct 2014 - current

Jill Menoff Architect, New York, NY, US, Junior Interior Designer

Developed DoB and Building Management filing sets
Produced bid sets for pricing
Selected furnishings and furnishes for residential projects
Created FF&E schedules
Conveyed site surveys

Mar 2014 - Oct 2014

Carnegie Fabrics Creative, New York, NY, US, Design/Marketing Assistant

Scheduled and produced fabric and textile photo-shoots
Material’s library upgrade and product improvement
Website product introduction and expansion
Planned events for in-house projects
Designed and organized showroom events and trade shows

Jan 2014 - Jul 2014

Freelancer, New York, NY, US, Interior Desginer/Project Manager

Design development for residential projects
Composed furniture and material presentations for clients
Conducted site surveys, site evaluation and test fits
Worked closely with clients to maximize the design intent
On-site problem solving pertaining to construction and design

Feb 2013 - Dec 2013

BAM Studio, New York, NY, US, Interior Design Intern

Maintenance of library materials and introduction of new vendors
Prepared finishes presentations for weekly meetings
Researched furnishings for healthcare projects
Prepared drawing sets for client’s approval

Sep 2012 - Dec 2012

SVA / School of Visual Arts, New York, NY, US, Office Administrator and IT Assistant

Upkeep of department’s computers and software systems.
Organized department’s in-house projects (orientation presentations,
department exhibitions and student contests)

Feb 2012 - Jun 2012


School of Visual Arts (SVA), New York, NY, US, Bachelors, Interior Design BFA

Sep 2009 - May 2013


AAAS Annual Exhibition 2013, Other

Participated in the annual exhibition of the Albanian American Architcture Society with my thesis project " Children's medical rehabilitation center".


AAAS Annual Exhibition 2012, Other

Participated in the annual exhibition of the Albanian American Architcture Society with the "Albanian Cultural Center".


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