Andrei DeRuiter

Andrei DeRuiter

Middletown, NY, US



Talented and results-oriented designer with strong passion and appreciation for design and detail. Track record of achievement in managing complex design and construction projects from inception to completion, including planning, estimating and client/contractor interactions. Expertise in commercial and residential projects; knowledgeable in sustainable design techniques, applications and construction codes.


AD Design, Middletown NY, Freelance Interior Designer / Project Manager

Design and redraft rendering design ideas in form of paste-ups or drawings. Create drawings, construction documents as well as Presentation and FF&E Boards using AutoCAD, 3D Max , Revit as well as Adobe Programs such as Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign. Modified and refined designs using working models, to conform with customers specifications, production limitations or
changes in design trends. Laid out and planned interior room arrangements for commercial buildings as well as hospitality facilities

May 2008 - current

Refcon Inc, Norwood NJ, Design Engineer / Interior and Architectural Designer

Review and detail shop drawings for construction plans. Working as subcontractor regarding fabrication, installation, and arrangement of carpeting, fixtures, accessories, draperies, paint and wall coverings, art work, furniture, and related items. Formulate environmental plan to be practical, esthetic, and conducive to intended purposes, such as raising productivity or selling merchandise.

Apr 2011 - Jan 2013

John Till Architect, Cornwall NY, Interior Designer

Conferred with client to determine factors affecting planning interior environments, such as budget, architectural preferences, purpose and function as well as advised client on interior design factors such as space planning, layout and utilization of furnishings or equipment, and color coordination.

Feb 2005 - May 2008

Gervic Paint and Design, Middletown NY, Interior / Architectural Designer / Design Consultant / Draftsperson

Scheduled and assigned projects in logical steps and budget time required to meet deadlines. Coordinated with supervisory personnel, owners, contractors, and design professionals to discuss and resolve matters such as work procedures, complaints, and design problems. Supervised the selection, contract, and work completed specific to created design of the project. Implemented contracts and negotiated revisions, change orders and additions to contractual agreements with architects, consultants, clients, suppliers and subcontractors.

Jan 2001 - May 2005


The Art Institute of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, US, Bachelors, Interior Design

Jan 2001 - May 2002

SUNY Orange, Middletown NY, Architecture

Aug 1998 - May 2000

Areas of Specialization