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Lauren Kramer

Lauren Kramer

Summit, NJ, US

 
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About 

I am an experienced college graduate with a background in design. I graduated with the class of 2011 from Philadelphia University, achieving a Bachelor of Science, majoring in Architectural Studies and minoring in Urban Studies. I am trained and comfortable using both PC and Mac Systems, as well as computer software, such as AutoCAD, Adobe Creative Suite, Google Sketch-up, Microsoft Applications, and Revit. From my work experiences and training, I possess knowledge and ability in Typing, Researching, Sales, Drafting, Photography, Site Planning, Technical Drawing, and Spanish comprehension. I have always demonstrated excellent customer service, inter-personal skills and a willingness to learn.

Employment 

CBRE, New York, NY, Occupancy Planner- Contract

• Responsible for updating occupancy data within the space planning software (Serraview) and prepared floor plans
• Conducted space audits for validation; reported on and updated software with occupancy changes and discrepancies
• Actioned incoming new hire and relocation requests working-in-tandem with Move Management and representatives from the different lines of business

Nov 2019 - May 2020
 

EVENSONBEST LLC, New York, NY, US, CAD Designer

• Created and revised interior design plans for corporate environments, open workspaces, and private offices for high-end clients and design firms. The scope of most projects included very large floors or areas or multiple levels
• Specified Knoll & AIS products and drew or placed ancillary furniture symbols in plan to provide comprehensive and illustrative space plans, as well as create associated pricing using CAP 2020
• Worked directly under the Director of the Technical Resources Department, as well as communicated with project managers and project associates to fulfill design requests
• Software used: AutoCAD 2D/3D, CAP 2020, CET and Smartsheet (for tracking projects and interoffice communications)

Jan 2019 - Jul 2019
 

Sam Tell, New York, NY, US, CAD Drafter

• Worked closely with and communicated with project managers, designers, estimators and clients to aid in the design and construction of commercial kitchens, bars, and restaurants nationally
• Researched product specifications and used KCL software to illustrate equipment for floor plans and elevations of commercial spaces and large scale projects such as Schools and Universities, Correctional Facilities, Stadiums, etc.
• Researched and noted all necessary information to create construction documents for various projects, including LEED Certifications and Qualifications

Jan 2017 - Jan 2019
 

BHR, Westfield, Assistant Designer/Drafter

• Assisted in the planning, designing, and computer drafting of kitchens, bathrooms, bars, pantries, and entertainment centers for a residential remodeling company
• Generated pricing and entered orders to manufacturers for standard size and custom cabinetry
• Performed clerical duties, such as making follow-up phone calls and e-mails, typed up construction notes for contractors and maintained client files
• Calculated tile and fixture quantities and helped clients choose product finishes and hardware

Apr 2015 - Feb 2017
 

Education 

Philadelphia University, Philadelphia, PA, US, Bachelors, Architectural Studies

“Architectural Studies at Philadelphia University is a pre-professional degree that offers in-depth training within the varied and ever-expanding field of architecture.” (http://www.philau.edu/archstudies/)

As an Architectural Studies major, I was able to participate in the preliminary design foundations courses, which taught me skills in sketching, computer drafting, model-making, and design theory, while exploring other subjects such as Historic Preservation, Photography, Urban Planning, Interior Design, and Sustainability. I actually developed my own minor, entitled Urban Studies that allowed me to focus especially on the study of cities, landscape design, and community planning, which are of great interest to me.

Sep 2006 - May 2011
 

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