Alexa Petratos

Alexa Petratos

Philadelphia, PA, US



Designer I Visualist I Traveler

Greater Philadelphia Area I Greater New York Area


[email protected]



Havenly-Freelancer, Philadelphia, PA, US, Interior Designer

Interior designer for a virtual based design company specializing in residential and commercial projects. Daily activity includes client communication, outsourcing FF&E, building budget sheets, meeting and exceeding sales goals and communicating visually through digital renderings & 3D mockups.

Jun 2015 - current

Chickies & Petes Cafe, Philadelphia, PA, US, Server

Jun 2014 - current

O'Neil Langan Architects, New York, NY, US, Interior Design Intern

Drafted CAD plans for high end global retail projects. Managed material & finish library, kept in contact with industry reps, surveyed architectural sites & managed office tasks.

Feb 2015 - May 2015

Tui Lifestyle, New York, NY, US, Design/Sales Intern

Drafted CAD plans for residential projects. Managed show room inventory, aided with on site installations, purchasing, finances & client interaction.

Aug 2014 - Feb 2015

Red Cadillac, Union NJ, Cocktail Server

Cocktail server in busy mexican tequila and taco bar.

Mar 2014 - Jun 2014

Funk Design Studio, Montclair Heights, NJ, US, Design Intern

Design Intern for Residential Interior Design Firm. Aided with AutoCad drawings and hand sketches, managed office email and phone, organized textile library, shopped for clients, assisted designers on job sites.

Nov 2013 - Feb 2014

Sun Decor Fabrics, New York, NY, US, Design Intern

Design intern in New York Design Center for Sun Decor Fabrics. Managed office email, phone and library, kept in contact with clients and vendors, aided in construction drawings, delivered promo packages around Manhattan, Worked with other architects and designers on multiple job sites, aided in design concepts for show house in Scarsdale NY.

Jan 2013 - Aug 2013

Chilis Bar and Grill, Fairless Hills, PA, US, Bartender

Bartender and Server

Mar 2011 - Aug 2013

Schwartz Design Showroom, Metuchen, NJ, US, Design Extern

Managed showroom, textile library, and office. Kept in contact with clients and vendors, ran errands, updated pricing changes in retail and wholesale catalogs.

Mar 2012 - Oct 2012


Kean University, Union, NJ, US, Bachelors, Bachelors of Fine Arts in Interior Design

BFA of Interior Design- Art history of Renaissance, Pre historic, Furniture, Architecture, & Interiors, Open Studios 1-5, Construction Documents, Building Construction & Methods, Building Codes, Hand drafting, Architectural Rendering, AutoCAD, Revit, Photoshop, Design in the Built Environment, Architectural Lighting, Business Practices, Furniture Making, Design and Visual Culture, Sustainable Design, Color Theory, Visual Techniques I & II, Visual Formations I & II, 2-D Design. General education Courses and study abroad program in Europe.

Sep 2011 - May 2015

Bucks County School of Bartending, Bensalem, PA, US, Mixology

Studying for certification in customer service, mixology, R.A.M.P. and T.I.P.S.

Jul 2013 - Aug 2013

Neshaminy High School, Langhorne, PA, US, High School, Design

High school studies focusing in art & design.

Sep 2008 - Mar 2011


Cum Laude, Honorable Mention

Honors status granted to graduates with a GPA of 3.45 or higher.


Order of Omega, Award

National honors society which recognizes students with high academic records as well as consistent involvement around campus and in their community.


Lambda Alpha Sigma, Honorable Mention

National honors society which recognizes students who have remained on Deans list throughout their college career while completing a minimum of 24 student credits in their undergrad study.


Thinking Creatively Conference Charrette, 1st Place

Competition where students from different majors compete under both the Robert Busch School of Design & Gruskin Group Integrated Architectural firm to solve a design program. During the time event concept sketches, drawings, and descriptions are made and presented. My group won first place.


Areas of Specialization