Elmira Kurkunbaeva

Elmira Kurkunbaeva

Brooklyn, NY, US



Architect, Interior Designer, Landscape Designer



D PIS LLC, New York, NY, US, Drafter and Design Consultant

• Used AutoCAD and ArchiCAD software to prepare engineering blueprints
• Ensured compliance with company standard drawing procedures in blueprint review
• Measured field dimensions in construction site visits
• Produced detailed construction blueprints using field survey data
• Completed all assigned projects on or well before deadlines
• Provided multiple project design support, including documentation and presentations

Aug 2016 - Apr 2017

Marins Group, Moscow, RU, Architect and Interior Designer

• Planned, designed, and furnished residential properties to create unique living spaces
• Met with clients to establish décor needs and used AutoCAD to create custom project proposals in alignment with client budget, tastes, and timeframes.
• Sourced local and overseas suppliers to select cost-effective products and fostered relationships with vendors to maintain supply chain and meet purchasing goals
• Photographed completed interior design projects to promote design services and results
• Displayed products strategically using Revit, SketchUp and 3DS max software to help client realize presentation significances in terms of size, color, and placement in relation to existing space and furnishings

Oct 2012 - Aug 2016

Decora-S, Moscow, RU, Interior Designer

• Consulted with clients to determine project scopes of work, including space planning, layout, and color schemes
• Created and presented design concepts using detailed color boards and table top presentations
• Worked with design team to manage workload and deadlines and maintained project schedule and budgets
• Coordinated with clients, architects, construction and installation personnel, and design team to achieve project deliverables
• Scheduled and attended site visits to measure and photograph spaces, and review and approve information and installation

Oct 2008 - Jan 2009


New York Institute of Art and Design, New York, NY, US, Interior Designer

Sep 2016 - current

British Higher School of Design, Moscow Russia, Interior Designer

Jun 2015 - Aug 2015

Moscow Architectural Institute (State Academy) - MArchI, Moscow Russia, BArch, Architecture

Sep 2007 - Jun 2012

New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), Newark NJ USA, BArch, Architecture

Sep 2010 - Jan 2011

Ufa State Petroleum Technological University, Ufa, RU, BArch, Architecture

Aug 2005 - Jun 2007

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