Lindsay Schaefer

Lindsay Schaefer

Los Angeles, CA, US




HBA / Hirsch Bedner Associates, Santa Monica, CA, US, Interior Design Intern

-Organized and created material reference boards for clients and contractors
-Assisted graphics team in editing and color correcting materials to be used for rendering purposes
-Reviewed construction documents with designers and made necessary changes in CAD
-Created and organized specification spreadsheets
-Maintained and updated resource library on a weekly basis
-Participated in vendor presentations showcasing new products

Jan 2013 - May 2013

Princess Cruises, Valencia, CA, US, Interior Design Intern/Administrative Assistant

-Participated in the selection of finishes and materials for two new ship builds
-Responsible for preparing all material specifications
-Organized and created material boards for design presentations
-Initiated reorganization of resource library, improving its efficiency
-Conducted online research of furniture and materials

Jul 2011 - Jul 2012

Gensler, San Francisco, CA, US, Administrative Assistant-Accounting Department

-Generated data entry on a monthly basis
-Key contact for all vendors and consultants
-Responsible for maintaining consultant invoices, including verification of payment
-Managed time sheets for 150+ employees on a weekly basis
-Worked with supervisor to develop new accounting procedures to streamline and improve efficiency
-Assisted in planning monthly art showcases as a member of the office art commitee

Sep 2007 - Dec 2009

Office General, San Francisco, CA, US, Client Sevices Representative

-Assisted in expanding the company by bringing in new clients
-Provided clients with administrative support such as producing Word documents, Excel spreadsheets,
-PowerPoint presentations, expense reports, and file organization
-Scheduled meetings and client business trips

Sep 2006 - Sep 2007


California State University, Northridge, Northridge, CA, US, Bachelors, Interior Design

May 2011 - May 2013

Areas of Specialization