Kristin Greeley

Kristin Greeley

Minneapolis, MN, US



Kristin Greeley is a Minneapolis based interior designer.  She is also involved in the local cycling community; races and is a part of managing team for The Hub Cycling Team.  With interests ranging from jewelry crafting, to painting, and any outdoor activity.  

Professionally driven to make spaces express her artistic representation, and push the limits on conceptual design.  She thrives in a collaborative and creative team atmosphere.


Shea Design, Minneapolis, MN, US, Senior Interior Designer

Feb 2018 - current

Cuningham Group Architecture, Inc., Minneapolis, MN, US, Interior Designer

Working through multiple market sectors, from hospitality to educational and
multi-family housing, in a variety of teams I advanced my technical skills with
higher exposure to use and detail, from conceptual design through construction
administration. My focus and achievements were with emphasis in forward
thinking in hospitality focused design despite what market sector the design
was in. One-on-one client communication and presentations within the various
market sectors advanced my client driven skills and knowledge in being a lead
designer. With also a dedication within the company to promote giving back
to the community I worked on volunteer committees and helped organize the
annual creative exhibition which donates all proceeds to a local non-profit along
with donating my time to local non-profit organizations.

Jan 2016 - Sep 2017

AECOM, Minneapolis, Interior Designer

Integrated with a team of professionals I was able to push my personal intent
of “hospitality integrated to healthcare” and also apply this idea to tenant
improvement projects. From conceptual design to construction administration
and projects internationally and local, I further expanded my design research
and knowledge base by finding practical solutions through design studies,
product and detail information and collaboration.

Oct 2014 - Jan 2016

DLR Group, Minneapolis, MN, US, Interior Designer

Advancing the hospitality sector of the Minneapolis office location, I assisted in
implementing a hotel design in San Diego, in conjunction with the Santa Monica
hospitality group. Conceived a restaurant and cafe concept in compliance
with the National Historical Society guidelines. Assisted in custom FF&E
development, design development, and construction documentation for a
casino, restaurant and event center.

Jun 2014 - Oct 2014

Shea Design, Minneapolis, MN, US, Interior Designer

In our team, 42 creative minds were able to effectively collaborate daily, to
exemplify the motto “We Create Experiences” at Shea I was a part developing
the new prototype for a mid scale hotel, implementing retail design layout, and
new and remodel of restaurant design. Responsibilities ranging from full FF&E
development to Revit modeling and rendering and assisting in construction

Sep 2013 - May 2014

Best Buy Co., Minneapolis, MN, US, Store Planner

The store planning design team was applying updates to stores country wide
in response to the ever changing user needs and responding to these needs
with constantly evolving store standards. With these evolving store standards
reset phases of design work are being integrated in line with ideas from the
“renew blue” initiative; updating vendor adjacencies, reflowing fixtures and
merchandise planograms.

Feb 2013 - Nov 2013

RSP Architects Planners & Engineers, Minneapolis, Interior Designer

Generated 3-D models and renderings using Revit Architecture 2012 for client presentations. Worked with corporate client’s real estate project managers, and internal project managers to coordinate expansion, contraction and new site projects ranging from 2,000SF - 9,000SF. Learned client standards for multiple clients and applied in planning phases. Conducted phone interviews with client and end user, created programming summaries, generated space plans and completed DD and CD phase working with a project architect and technician.

Nov 2011 - Nov 2011

Your Design Company, Interior Designer & Project Administrator

Assisted designers and architects with client communication, design development and schematic phase of design in AutoCAD. Provided site and field verification of existing facilities to develop existing floor plans. Worked with vendors from Herman Miller to Shaw Contract Group and maintained office resource library. Coordinated details for weekly project meetings. Project administrator for YDC.

Jan 2011 - Oct 2011

The Tile Shop, Design & Sales Consultant

Through a comprehensive knowledge of products and installation I created a personalized experience for every customer. By asking appropriate questions, sketching designs, and utilizing in store vignettes, I was able to provide options specific to each customers needs.

Feb 2010 - Jan 2011

Rowley Design Studios, Freelance Consultant

Converted drawings from Auto CAD to Revit Architecture format and completed renderings for a design portfolio and project proposal.

Dec 2009 - Aug 2010

Knoll, Inc., Intern

Assisted all members of the Knoll Studio team organizing and creating folders for presentations. Excelled at space planning for Minne-Con 2009 using Auto CAD and directed a team to format the space according to specifications. Aided in furniture and textile selections for clients. Assisted in presentations at architectural firms and participated in a CEU presentation.

Jun 2009 - May 2010

World Servants, Freelance Designer

Designed a floor plan for a medical and surgical structure built by volunteers of World Servants and located in the Dominican Republic.

Oct 2009 - Dec 2009


The Art Institutes International Minnesota, Bachelors, Interior Design

Sep 2005 - Sep 2009

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