Nickie Anderson

Nickie Anderson

New York, NY, US



Interior Designer working for Shawn Henderson Interior Design in NYC.



Shawn Henderson Interior Design, New York, NY, US, Senior Interior Designer

Sep 2023 - current

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 - Aug 2023

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


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


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


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