Dustin Westfall

Dustin Westfall

New York, NY, US



Currently working as Lighting Designer/Project Manager at HDLC Architectural Lighting Design in NYC.



HDLC Architectural Lighting Design, New York, NY, US, Lighting Designer/ Project Manager

•Managed projects from Schematic Design through Tenant Move-In: including lighting specification, consultant team coordination, value engineering and pricing studies, energy code analysis, punchlist review and scene programming with client in specialty areas.
•Produced presentations in tandem with architects for client review
•Facilitated projects with sizes ranging from 2,000 sf to 500,000 sf, at varied stages of development- project types varied (but not limited to): residential, corporate, and hospitality.
•Substantiated lighting designs to achieve requirements for LEED Gold or Silver certification for several projects
•Oversaw and trained junior designers and drafting staff periodically

Sep 2014 - current

Design Within Reach Inc., New York, NY, US, Studio Assistant

•Rapidly produced space plans and digital renderings for client review
•Organized, maintained, and updated materials library
•Aquired proficient knowledge in Mid-Century furniture and vendors such as: Knoll, Herman Miller, Emeco, Fritz Hansen, Stua, and Maharam
•Provided Sales Associates with product information and details in order to facilitate design/layout plans with clients for final sales

Mar 2014 - Sep 2015

BHDM Design, New York, NY, US, Junior Interior Designer (Freelance)

•Coordinated, participated, and oversaw installations
•Specified , purchased, and tracked product
•Orchestrated custom graphics and sculptural artwork
•Constructed BIM’s for residential and retail projects
•Prepared fixture books for client presentation and specifications
•Drafted plans and details for high-end residential and small commercial spaces including mill-work, moulding, light fixtures, and equipment.

Oct 2013 - Feb 2014

Cromwell Architects Engineers, Little Rock, AR, US, Interior Design Intern

•Fabricated finish boards, binders, and furniture selection books.
•Revised and drafted drawings in AutoCAD, Revit, and SketchUp
•Arranged meetings with sales representatives to review new products
•Collaborated with architects regarding space planning and revisions •Focused primarily on GSA and healthcare projects

Jun 2012 - Jul 2012

Interior Design Department, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR, US, Work Study Assistant

-Assisted with CIDA Accreditation process
-Relocated and reorganized materials/design library
-Provided technological assistance to students and faculty
-Performed hands-on tasks such as repairing drafting tables and
maintenance of computers and plotters

Aug 2010 - Sep 2011


University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR, US, Bachelors, Interior Design

Completed a Bachelors of Interior Design through the Fay Jones School of Architecture in May 2013. Completed minor degree in Theatrical Set Design in December 2011.

Aug 2009 - May 2013

Areas of Specialization