Born and raised in Tokyo, I am Swiss with an Interior Design degree from Edinburgh University in Scotland, and am currently living in New York City.
Asia Initiatives; Non Profit Organisation, New York, NY, US, Communications and Design Consultant
⋅ Media jobs including graphic design for promotional posters and invitations, as well as website updates
⋅ Research for funding and grant applications
⋅ Attend meetings in regard to upcoming events and involved with project development
Bloomingdale's, New York, NY, US, Furniture Associate Sales Advisor
⋅ Involved in entire sales cycle including initial consultation, customer service, point of sale and delivery
⋅ Direct communication with vendors and warehouses regarding orders and delivery
⋅ Worked successfully in a small sales team
⋅ Provided excellent customer service across a wide range of situations
Newcastle Furniture Company, Edinburgh, GB, Assistant Designer
⋅ Responsible for supporting and assisting senior designer with design aspects of projects
⋅ Assisted with development of projects from commencement to projects end.
⋅ Leading AutoCAD and Sketch-Up designer for ongoing projects
⋅ Involved in meetings with clients and changed renderings accordingly during discussions.
⋅ Regularly in charge of showroom walk-ins and answering phones.
Graduate Fashion Week, London, GB, Interior Designer/ Project Leader
⋅ First Place Prize Winner ‘Best Stand Design’, Graduate Fashion Week award
⋅ Main designer for Edinburgh College of Art’s garment exhibition in London
⋅ Arranged and organized materials as well as sponsorship for gifts in kind
⋅ Lead the construction on site and overlooked all aspects of the build including deadlines
⋅ Accountable for, and had to work within a £2,000 budget
Edinburgh College of Art, Edinburgh, GB, Bachelors, Interior Design
An in depth course incorporating Architectural and Detail Interior Design. This course has given me a vast amount of skills ranging from small-scale to large-scale projects.
Best Stand/Exhibition Design, 1st Place
Graduate Fashion Week takes place annually in Earls Court, London. The week consists of catwalks and exhibitions showcasing graduates garments. Each University designs their own individual exhibition space (6mx12m area) in order to best show students collections. With over 40 different universities taking part, the whole of Earls Court is filled with different exhibition stands. In 2012, one of my designs for the space was selected to be brought to London, automatically entering for the ‘Best Stand Design’ along with all others. The design took first place.
Prize for Excelence in Visual Arts, 1st Place