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Rebecca Ehrlich

Rebecca Ehrlich

North Caldwell, NJ, US

 

About 

Passionate & motivated designer with 7+ years’ experience as a creative, hard-working, & proficient AutoCAD drafter/ space planner, 3D renderer, & color consultant with strong attention to detail plus able to read & edit blueprints. Worked with residential & commercial projects. Excellent communication & consulting skills with clients & employees. Desire to help clients’ turn their needs & wants into a creative design. Excellent time management & follow through on assigned tasks & projects with deadlines while managing several projects simultaneously. 

Employment 

Sargenti Architects, Paramus, NJ, US, Draftsperson

Used AutoCAD to create construction documents for industry specific projects based on preliminary concepts and data for retail stores, while working with project managers and other drafters to complete all tasks.
Was drafter in charge of HeyDay (spa) projects.
• Created different schematic design concepts, RCPs, and power plans given HeyDay’s specs, (number of rooms or furniture requirements). Reviewed ideas with project manager and clients.
• Kept in contact with the clients and electricians by emailing them latest drawings.
Helped train new hire drafters on projects, time sheets and with other company questions.
Researched code compliances for each city and assist in building department and landlord research.

Feb 2019 - Mar 2020
 

Butter & Velvet, Denville, NJ, US, Junior Interior Designer

Used AutoCAD to space plan interior and exterior residential spaces for clients.
Used Google Sketchup to create 3D renderings from the AutoCAD floor plans and learned new plug-ins from Sketchup/ Irender Nxt, to create photo realist renderings from Sketchup models.
Helped to choose furniture to place in Wecora and floor plans; Priced out furniture.
Visited Client homes to survey and measure rooms.
Used Wordpress to update Butter & Velvet website

Mar 2016 - Apr 2019
 

Pier 1 Imports, Paramus, NJ, US, Sales Associate

Assisted customers with design/decorating ideas and product selection, while helping to obtain store sales goals for the day and open new credit cards.
One of the top associates at selling to customer’s the Pier 1 Rewards Credit Card.
Assist at Point-of-Sale.
Awarded Sales Associate of the Quarter: spring/ summer 2012 for customer satisfaction and opening new credit cards.

Nov 2010 - Apr 2019
 

Freelancer, North Caldwell, NJ, US, Freelancer

Space planned and designed entire family’s summer house using AUTOCAD and Sketchup.
• Chose interior and exterior paint colors.
Other projects:
• Designed Kitchen, Master Bathroom, Family Room, Living Room;
• Consulted in color coordination and selection for walls, furniture and accessories.

Jun 2009 - Dec 2018
 

Sherwin Williams, Fairfield, NJ, US, Decorative Product Specialist

Consulted with customers in selecting interior and exterior paint colors from the standard color pallet to achieve a unified color pallet in their home.
• In store consultation: Using floor plans, fabrics and decorative items for color coordination.
• Home visits: For direct color consultation.
Mix and match paint colors from fabrics, swatches, and competitors’ colors.
Knowledge of various paint and supply products to sell to Do It Yourselfers (DIYs) and contractors.
Contacted designers, artists, and contractors to expand business relationships.

Feb 2011 - Nov 2015
 

Priority Power Company, Verona, NJ, US, AutoCAD Drafter

Updated electrical and ceiling plans for commercial clients using AutoCAD 2012.
Transferred hand drawn electrical drawings to AutoCAD; merged drawings and plans into one document.

Dec 2012 - Jul 2013
 

Education 

cadinstitute.org, Revit

Certificate in Fundamentals in Revit.

May 2020 - Jul 2020
 

cadinstitute.org, AutoCAD

Received a certificate in fundamentals in AutoCAD with a concentration in 2D Architecture.

Mar 2016 - May 2016
 

Moore College of Art & Design, Philadelphia, PA, US, Bachelors, Interior Design

Interior Design

Sep 2006 - Dec 2009
 

County College of Morris, Randolph, NJ, Design

Studied Interior Design in the Design department. Received an Associates degree in Design

Sep 2003 - May 2006
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills