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Chelsea Heideman

Chelsea Heideman

Los Angeles, CA, US

 

About 

Interior designer with experience in the tenant improvement and corporate sector. I am a Commercially Certified Interior Designer and a LEED Green Associate. I am also a performer for the country's leading event and festival producer in which I dance along side world renowned DJs in front of thousands of attendees. Creativity has been embedded deep within me from a young age as the daughter of an architect and interior designer while dancing 8-10 hours a week for 10+ years. I realize that I thrive when able to express this inherent creativity, whether it's through design or performance. 

I desire to create engaging, creative, and thoughtful workspaces. Realizing that as humans we spend the better part of our lives at work drives me to make an impact in this design sector. The beauty of design, to me, is the ability to make someone feel a certain way just by walking into a space whether they realize how or why. 

Employment 

Wolcott Architecture Interiors, Culver City, CA, US, Intermediate Designer

Apr 2020 - current
 

Wirt Design Group, Los Angeles, CA, US, Project Designer

Dec 2016 - Apr 2020
 

McCarthy Nordburg, Phoenix, AZ, US, Designer

- Assist in various projects alongside multiple project managers within the office
- Create programming requirements
- Design conceptual sketch plans
- Develop detailed plans for preliminary contractor pricing
- Select finish palettes through design development for clients or tenants
- Create construction documents for submittal to varying municipalities
- Work closely with clients, engineers, contractors, and city planning officials to complete projects within set time lines
- Review submittals, respond to RFI’s, and create SKs during construction administration
- Calculate leasing square footages and BOMAs for tenant improvement clients
- Track fees and billable hours to meet project budgets

May 2011 - Nov 2016
 

KNA Design, West Hollywood, CA, US, Design Intern

- Created finish boards for suite remodel at The Venetian Resort Las Vegas
- Assisted multiple designers with specification books for various projects
- Researched and acquired material samples from manufacture’s representatives by telephone and showroom visits

May 2010 - Aug 2010
 

Education 

Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, US, Bachelors, Interior Design

Graduated Magna Cum Laude; received Bachelor of Science in Interior Design (CIDA accredited at time of graduation) & Bachelor of Arts in Design Studies with concentration in Design Management

Aug 2006 - May 2011
 

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