Charles Andrews

Charles Andrews

New York, NY, US

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Workshop/APD, New York, NY, US, Designer/Project Lead

Designed and developed residential, hospitality and commercial interior architecture projects from SD through CA as both the Architect of Record and Interior Architect.

Led teams to prepare and produce complete drawing sets for each design phase, including manage project communications and coordination between clients, contractors, consultants and vendors, advising junior designers and interns, coordinating schedules, and developing pertinent details.

Project Lead on: 4500sf Restaurant in Boston (Architect & Interior Design), 5,000sf Residential Renovation in Old Brookville, NY (Architect & Interior Design), New Development of 43 Units + 2 Town-homes in Brooklyn, NY (Consultant: Interior Architecture).

Jun 2019 - Mar 2020

Scavolini USA, New York, NY, US, Project Manager - Retail

Project manager for a team of 8 retail designers, bringing their kitchen, bath and closet designs to fruition for their clients.

Responsible for Logistics Manager; together we worked with GC’s, Architects and fabricators to coordinate deliveries, installations, countertop fabrication/installation, appliances and all customer service issues.

Jan 2019 - Jun 2019

Scavolini USA, New York, NY, US, Project Manager - Contract Division

Oversaw residential contract projects of up to six-hundred units in New York City, from design phase through post-occupancy.

Completed projects in conjunction with: Elad Group, Corcoran, Silverstein Properties, Ismael Levya Architects and K&Co.

Managed installation teams, coordinating with construction companies including AECOM Tischman, Noble Construction, and New Line Structures, to produce an average of 30 complete kitchens and baths per week.

Jan 2018 - Jan 2019

B/S/H/, New York, NY, US, Architectural Design Consultant

Recognized by architects, designers and clients for expertise in refining layout details of luxury residential kitchen projects.

Conducted product seminars to architects and developers to increase sales by 10% annually from contract project proposals.

Instrumental in developing Salesforce CRM platform for the design trade and aligning of CAD/BIM models and trade resources.

My team collaborated with the contract project team to add an additional 12% in sales for the Northeast region through weekly marketing and PR events, attended by local developers, architects and interior designers.

Jan 2014 - Jul 2015

IKEA, New York, NY, US, Design Analyst

Managed four to six concurrent store renewal projects to uphold design and concept integrity of company.

Collaborated with sales and logistics teams to increase sales by an average of 3% per month by using proven customer models.

Directed store redesign project in 2013, spearheading the largest reconstruction of the sales floor to date, increasing productivity and product awareness by exhibiting 25% more product to consumers on a daily basis.

Mar 2013 - Dec 2013

IKEA, Schaumburg, IL, US, Kitchen Designer

Consulted with residential clients for complete kitchen projects, including cabinets, countertops and appliances.

Actively worked with internal design and sales development teams to improve and establish sales floor presentation and selling techniques, to exceed monthly sales goals by an average of 6%.

Project coordinator for showroom remodel, ensuring the prioritization of the customer experience to grow sales by 10%.

Jun 2008 - Mar 2013


The New School, New York, NY, US, MArch, Architecture

Aug 2015 - May 2017

University of Illinois Chicago, Chicago, IL, US, Bachelors, Architecture

Aug 2007 - May 2011

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