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Nickie Anderson

Nickie Anderson

New York, NY, US

 

About 

Creative individual with a passion for concept-driven interior design. Possesses a critical eye for furniture and finish selection, and how all elements are layered into the three-dimensional design of a space. Efficient and detail-oriented designer with advanced technical skills and presentation abilities. Proven success in exceeding client expectations.

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Employment 

Workshop/APD, New York, Senior Interior Designer

• Designing interiors for 15+ single family residences over the course of 4+ years. Project types include ground-up construction, gut renovation and partial renovation. Working closely with Design Director and Principal.
• Managing furnishings budgets ranging from $150K to $3.1mil
• Selecting, specifying and proposing full scope of furniture, window coverings, fabric/trim, wall coverings & finishes, ceiling treatments, floor coverings, lighting, hardware & accessories
• Conceptualizing direction for furnishings and décor style
• Communicating directly with clients as primary contact on all projects, and leading client presentations
• Developing bespoke furniture concepts in collaboration with Product Design Team
• Overseeing procurement process from proposals to delivery and installation of goods
• Styling homes for client reveals and photo shoots
• Lead designer for the renovation and design of a celebrity actress’ home in Los Angeles
• Received two referrals by clients and signed on two new projects as a result
• Two projects for a repeat client were published on the cover of shelter magazines

Mar 2018 - current
 

CetraRuddy, New York, NY, US, Intermediate Interior Designer

• Conceptualized, space planned, and developed & presented designs for the interiors of rental and condo 150+ unit apartment buildings
• Coordinated project construction documentation and wrote 500+ page interior FF&E specifications for multiple projects
• Economized design solutions and maintain high quality design throughout value engineering. Leveraged vendor relationships to obtain better pricing on products

Projects: AvalonBay Ava DoBro Apartment Building [Brooklyn] / Moinian Group Apartment Buildings [Manhattan] / 45 Rivington Street Apartment Building [Manhattan] / D&D Restaurant Group Manchester & Dubai

Apr 2015 - Mar 2018
 

Bruce Bierman Design, New York, NY, US, Interior Designer, Junior Project Manager

• Assisted Senior Designer with sourcing & purchasing FF&E and preparing client presentations
• Sourced vintage and antique furniture and accessories
• Drafted construction drawings and assisted Project Manager with consultant correspondence and project documentation

Projects: High-End Residential Apartments in NYC and Miami / High-End Residential Homes in the Hamptons and Connecticut

Mar 2014 - Mar 2015
 

FZAD Architecture & Design, New York, NY, US, Interior Designer

• Drafted bid sets & construction drawings for retail stores and brownstones
• Visited sites and documented existing conditions
• Modeled designs in Sketchup & Generated interior renderings

Projects: Harry Winston [NYC] / The Four Seasons Spa [NYC] / Jacob & Co Jewelers / Connecticut Residence / Townhome Redevelopments in NYC

Jan 2013 - Mar 2014
 

Ennead Architects, New York, NY, US, Intern, Junior Designer

• Assisted the Director of Interiors with sourcing and documenting interior finishes on institutional buildings including universities, concert halls and museums
• Developed office Interior Design standards for space planning

Sep 2010 - Dec 2012
 

André Joyau, Brooklyn, NY, US, Design Intern

• Assisted Project Manager with creating cut sheets for furniture products
• Created presentation for trade show booth and drafted floor plans

Nov 2010 - Apr 2011
 

Education 

Fashion Institute of Technology, State University of New York, New York, NY, US, Bachelors, Interior Design

• FIT’s Interior Design programs are accredited by the Council for Interior Design Accreditation (CIDA).
• Courses meet National Certification for Interior Design Qualification (NCIDQ) Exam and New York State certification (Certified Interior Designer) eligibility requirements.
• Projects cover a wide range of interior spaces, including residences, hotels and restaurants, stores, historic settings, hospitals, and supportive housing.

Jan 2008 - Dec 2011
 

Awards 

General Glass International - Retail Design Award, 1st Place

1st Prize for "The Whiskey Box" retail design project, 2011 - design featured in installation executed by GGI, displayed at the Fashion Institute of Technology's Museum at 7th Avenue and 27th St in October 2011

2011
 

Areas of Specialization 

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