Amber Pauli

Amber Pauli

Los Angeles, CA, US




Creative problem-solver with an in-depth understanding of presentation and marketplace, and a strong interest in sustainable business and design practices.

Hospitable team player with 6 years experience in Marketing, Sales and Customer Service, and over 10 years experience in Office and Administrative Management.



Pauli & Pauli, Los Angeles, CA, US, Co-Founder / Designer

Co-manage operations for custom metal design / build studio, including client relationships and correspondence, preparation of contracts, construction schedules, calendar planning and billing management.

Consulting clients in materials selection and custom design process for fabrication needs and material performance.

Assist in manufacturing custom components in steel, aluminum, stainless steel, silicon bronze, pewter alloys and other non-ferrous metals.

Jan 2014 - current

Glumac, Los Angeles, CA, US, Senior Marketing Manager

Worked directly with Managing Principals, Associates, and business sector leaders to provide firm wide marketing support to Glumac’s MEP Engineering, Energy and Commissioning groups.

Produced high quality SOQs, proposals, industry related articles, presentations and other marketing collateral to help widen Glumac’s SoCal footprint.

Tracked and reported marketing opportunities and results and contributed to Glumac’s social media growth. 

Coordinated and executed industry events and engaged in networking opportunities.

Jan 2014 - Sep 2014

YR&G, New York, NY, US, Marketing Manager

Business development, marketing, and operational support for successful sustainability firm providing technical and strategic consulting to the A/E/C industry, organizations, and communities across the U.S. and internationally.

Worked closely with principals, and liaised with teams out of Chicago, and Denver from New York City office to develop proposal submissions and qualification packages.

Promoted client relationships, contract negotiations and follow-through, and researched new RFP/RFQ opportunities, competitions, and potential speaking engagements.

Upgraded and standardized graphics, and drafted and edited copy across all marketing collateral.

Maintained various channels of YR&G’s social media presence and implemented Google analytics to track and evaluate marketing efforts.

Planned and coordinated events, including educational seminars, roundtable presentations, open-house cocktail parties, company retreats, etc.

Administered policies and goals to support company’s HR, IT and NYC office needs.

Feb 2010 - May 2013

B. Wood Architects, New York, NY, US, Business Manager

Oversaw office operations for principal architect and managed client accounts and correspondence, including preparation of agendas, calendar and travel planning, billing management, payroll, and light accounting.

Incorporated new media in business development; website, blog and social networking updates.

Created marketing campaigns, in both digital and print and formats.

Researched and reported on product and material trends in the design industry, and managed vendor samples and specs, sourcing, and material library updates.

Designed client presentations and assisted in site surveys and SketchUp models.

Nov 2007 - Jan 2010

John Houshmand + hous projects, New York, NY, US, Custom Furniture Consultant

Built professional relationships with clients and vendors, providing information and consulting on furniture designs and architectural installations for a high-end furniture studio.

Responsible for project tracking and invoicing, client outreach, shipping, vendor quotations, and ensured timely resolution of client inquiries.

Jun 2007 - Jan 2008

Urchin, Seattle, WA, US, Manager and Sales Associate

Assisted in hiring, purchasing, and sales in contemporary design boutique in downtown Seattle.

Established in-store graphic identity; targeted a specific client base with strategic advertising, etc.

Executed visual merchandising, including monthly rotation of themed window displays.

Developed and maintained strong client-vendor relations by expediting quotes, shipping, invoicing, tracking, and correspondence.

May 2005 - Jan 2007

Smash Design, Seattle, WA, US, Design Assistant

Project planning and research for concept nightclub in historic Pioneer Square district of downtown Seattle.

Assisted design development, material sourcing, client and historical board presentations, brand identity, production, and fabrication.

Specified information from designers to contractors and sub-contactors, including construction specifications, CAD drawing sets, and other project parameters.

Aug 2004 - Apr 2005

Ting Metals, Seattle, WA, US, Fabrication Assistant

Aided custom residential and commercial metal design and fabrication by carrying out precision cutting, finishing and other preparations for components of architectural elements and furniture.

Implemented and enforced project deadlines in a custom manufacturing environment; organized workflow and project bids.

Wrote specifications for the accurate execution of designs by vendors and contractors.

Aug 2002 - Aug 2004

Sarah Pauli Jewelry Design, Seattle, WA, US, Production and Design Assistant

Designed and fabricated delicate, predominately silver, high-end jewelry.

Responsible for filling customer orders and shipments for a broad base of local and national retailers, which included Barney’s of New York, Anthropology, and Sundance.

Apr 2001 - Sep 2001


University of Washington, Seattle, WA, US, Bachelors, Industrial and Product Design

Sep 2001 - Jun 2004

Areas of Specialization