Elma Rama

Elma Rama

New York, NY, US


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

Create DoB and Building Management filing sets.
Produce pricing, constructoin and bid sets for the GC.
Research furniture and lighting for residental projects
Create FF&E schedules and binders
Conveyed site, electrical and HVAC surveys

Feb 2014 - current

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

Work on individual in-house event producing projects
Order and schedule NeoCon products
Aid in product photoshoot and post editing
Update the company’s blog and product website
Design showroom’s events and contribute in tradeshow preparations

Jan 2014 - current

MDA DesignGroup, New York, NY, US, Interior Desginer/Project Manager

Produced plans for three residential projects
Researched furniture and materials for client presentations and choices
Surveyed construction during rebuilding
Worked closely with clients to produce the desired design in several spaces
On-site problem solving pertaining to construction and design

Jul 2013 - Sep 2013

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

Placed material library orders and met with local vendors
Assisted in preparing material and finishes presentation boards
Researched furniture and furnishings for several healthcare projects
Prepared and mailed drawing sets for approval from client

Sep 2012 - Dec 2012

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

Aided in keeping the computers and softwares updated
Worked on department’s in-house projects (orientation day presentations,
acceptance day tours, department exhibitions, etc)
Registered contact information into the department’s database

Feb 2012 - Jun 2012

50 Stars Boutique, Tirana, AL, Fashion Marketing Assistant & Store Display Designer

Creating functional and appealing window displays
Communicating with sales team on most currently needed clothing items & putting in orders

Jun 2011 - Sep 2011

Polis University of Architecture and Design, Tirana, AL, Project Assistant

Worked with design team to redecorate the school’s restaurant and lounge
Selected fabrics and textiles to accommodate furnishings and decor detailing
Worked closely with décor detailing
Space planned and produced circulation diagrams

May 2011 - Aug 2011

Dimension Shoes, Tirana, AL, Branch Manager

Worked closely with clients
Kept the computer systems running properly
Assisted on clients orders and requests
Keeping the store presentable by changing the product display weekly based on the new product arrivals

May 2010 - Aug 2010


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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