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Tanya Holben

Tanya Holben

Tampa, FL, US

 

About 


Qualifications
Professional:
Estimating
Red Lines
Blueprint Specifications
Qualifying Blueprints
Project Management
Concept Development
Space Planning
Architectural Drafting
Perspectives & Renderings
Product Knowledge

Technical Skills:
Microsoft Office
AutoCAD
Architectural Desktop
AutoVIZ
Illustrator
Microsoft Access
Goldmine
Quotewerks
Quick Books
Dream Draper
E PreVue


Curricular projects
Ward Residence    2009
(Tampa Bay Buccaneers)
Tampa, FL | 85,000 sq. ft.

Pupello Builders    2008
Freelance Artist
Tampa, FL | Renderings & faux finishes.

The Ritz Ybor      2008
Freelance Marketing Assistance
Ybor City, FL


Objective
To obtain a challenging, growth oriented position with an emphasis in space planning, interior architecture & implementation of sustainable design concepts.

Professional Experience

American Products, Inc. (API)- Tampa, FL

Design & Specifications             9/2011- Present
* Qualify Retail Blueprints & Review Project Specifications.
* Provide Retail Blueprint Redlines & Value Engineered options.
* Assist team in determining materials & building systems for projects.
* Maintain architectural product & technical library.
* Handle projects from conceptual design stage interacting with account management, clients & vendors through proofing stages, quality control, completion and delivery.
* Responsible for compiling all costs associated with specialty products & provide cost proposals.
* Negotiate vendor prices & contracts.
* Establish Relationships with new vendors & expand resource database.
* Estimate GlasWal, brake metal & frameless door retail projects.
* Develop & expand the API Specialty Product Division.
* Increased company profit by $750,000 within an 8 month time frame.

RN Market- Tampa, FL
Marketing Coordinator                                  1/2010- 8/2011
* Worked closely with clients to develop an overall look & style for printed pieces and advertising materials.
* Created monthly newsletter featuring community interest articles as well as features targeted at increasing business share in target areas.
* Created company budget for travel expenses to limit company spending.
* Created marketing curriculum for the 2011 Indulge Conference.

Administrative Assistant                  7/2010- 1/2010
* Resolved departmental problems by creating new methods for company shipments.
* Managed company calendars, scheduling, meetings & course sales.
* Organized and maintained file correspondence, system and other essential records.
* Responsible for preparing all course materials, outgoing mail, email correspondences & certifications.

 

Studio LTR Design & Consulting- Tampa, FL

Partner & Design Consultant                  2/2009- 7/2010
* Responsible for estimating all costs associated with the projects & provide cost proposals to clients for high end residential spaces.
* Conferred with clients to resolve problems or latent conditions that may arise during construction.
* Coordinated fabrication & installation for high end residential renovations.
* Determined practical project requirements & project limitations.

 

Robb & Stucky- Tampa, FL
Junior Designer                                          10/2007- 10/2008
* Managed floor to ceiling remodels & design makeovers for residential spaces ranging from $20,000 to $200,000.
* Achieved designs that reflected the functional needs and preferences of the client.
* Coordinated estimates, purchasing, space planning, budget control & vendor contracts.
* Window treatment specialist.
* Compiled all presentation requirements: materials, perspectives, renderings & project budget.

Sales Consultant- Tampa, FL                                        10/2006- 10/2007
* Assisted clients with furniture, fabric & accessory selections.
* Promoted after a year to work with the Senior Designer.
* Acquired complete product knowledge; including furniture, textiles and wall finishes for residential applications.

 

Bassett Furniture- Stoughton, MA
Design Manager                                        5/2006- 10/2006
* Promoted after 5 months to manage an 8 member creative team.
* Directly implemented the design development of team personal.
* Responsibilities included: training, employee schedules, driving design orientated sales & staff personal motivation.
Design Consultant                                          1/2006- 5/2006
* Assisted in the set up and grand opening of the Stoughton branch.
* Achieved the highest design sales at the new location for 5 consecutive months.

 

Awards & Certificates
Mid Continental Cabinetry
Professional
Development Workshop
2009

Mohawk University
Product Knowledge
Ceramic Tile 
2009

Mohawk University
Product Knowledge
Brand Strategies for Growth 2009

Robb & Stucky Interiors
Really Outstanding & Remarkable Service Award
2008

Design Expo
2nd Place
Historical Preservation
2nd Place
Moving Spaces
2004

Design Expo
1st Place
Residential Design
2nd Place
Commercial Design
2002

Education
International Academy of Design & Technology
Tampa, FL

Bachelor of Fine Arts
Interior Design
2004

  

Willing to relocate  | Available for  full time or contract assignments
   
TANYA K. HOLBEN     4119 North B Street | Tampa, FL 33609
tholben@hotmail.com       813-842-4336

Employment 

American Products, Inc, Tampa, FL, US, Design & Specification

* Qualify Retail Blueprints & Review Project Specifications.
* Provide Retail Blueprint Redlines & Value Engineered options.
* Assist team in determining materials & building systems for projects.
* Maintain architectural product & technical library.
* Handle projects from conceptual design stage interacting with account management, clients & vendors through proofing stages, quality control, completion and delivery.
* Responsible for compiling all costs associated with specialty products & provide cost proposals.
* Negotiate vendor prices & contracts.
* Establish Relationships with new vendors & expand resource database.
* Estimate GlasWal, brake metal & frameless door retail projects.
* Develop & expand the API Specialty Product Division.
* Increased company profit by $750,000 within an 8 month time frame.

Sep 2011 - current
 

RN Market, Tampa, FL, US, Marketing Coordinator

Worked closely with clients to develop an overall look & style for printed pieces and advertising materials | Created monthly newsletter featuring community interest articles as well as features targeted at increasing business share in target areas | Created company budget for travel expenses to limit company spending| Created marketing curriculum for the 2011 Indulge Conference. Resolved departmental problems by creating new methods for company shipments | Managed company calendars, scheduling, meetings & course sales | Organized and maintained file correspondence, system and other essential records | Responsible for preparing all course materials, outgoing mail, email correspondences & certifications.

Jul 2010 - Aug 2011
 

Education 

International Academy of Design & Technology, Tampa, FL, US, Bachelors, Interior Design

Hospitality Design | Historical Preservation | Contract Interiors | Residential Design | Architectural Desktop | AutoCAD | VizRendor | Moving Spaces | Design Presentations | Perspectives & Renderings.

Jul 2000 - Oct 2004
 

Awards 

Contract Interiors, 2nd Place

We were given an existing office facility that needed to accommodate an architectural firm. Space planning was essential is setting up the floor plan.

2012
 

Really Outstanding & Remarkable Service Award, Award

This award was presented to recognize extreme efforts to go above and beyond to satisfy a residential design client. There was an extreme deadline with an outcome that was within budget and exactly what the clients were looking for.

2008
 

Moving Spaces, 2nd Place

We had to design an emergency living facility for families devastated by a hurricane or flood. The limitations were a 10' x 10' x 10' box that a family of four could live in until they had some where permanent to live.

2004
 

Historical Preservation, 2nd Place

This project was an old cigar factory protected by the historical preservation board. We had to developed a bed and breakfast in the existing facility. We completed a live site plan and verified dimensions.

2004
 

Residentail Design, 1st Place

This project was a residential renovation. The space needed to accommodate a new addition to the family. The entire house was included in this renovation with key elements to be included.

2002
 

Skills 



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