Dirk de Beer

Dirk de Beer

New York, NY, US




Philip Gorrivan Design, New York, NY, US, Interior Designer

Responsible for various aspects of the design process including drawings, renderings, FF&E selection and scheduling, concept research and presentations. Other duties includes office management, maintaining client relations and various marketing initiatives.

Jul 2015 - current

Gensler, New York, Retail and Lifestyle Studio Intern

Assisted designers, architects and project managers on national
retail projects. Edited CAD and Revit construction documents.
Selected and procured FF&E for a major department store.
Made sample presentation boards for client proposals. Cross
referenced FF&E selection to the International Building Code.
Built relationships with vendors.

Jun 2014 - Dec 2014

Dirlyn, Bloemhof, ZA, Human Resources and General Manager

Marketed products on a national level. Renovated corporate
identity. Partnered with mass produce markets country
wide. Distribution of payroll and human resources management.

Jul 2011 - Aug 2012

Tomcat Advertising, Cape Town, ZA, Account Manager

Managed advertising accounts, ranging from small scale
businesses to large nationwide firms. Worked closely with
the studio creatives and copywriters to strategic marketing
campaigns. Executed the signed off on campaigns through a
network of nationwide media service providers.

Jan 2009 - Jun 2011


New York School of Interior Design (NYSID), New York, NY, US, Masters, Interior Design

Sep 2012 - May 2015

Central University of Technology, Bloemfontein, ZA, Bachelors, International Maketing

Jan 2006 - Dec 2008


Recipient of the Geoffrey Bradfield Scholarship for Interior Design, 1st Place


Student Marketer of the Year, Volksblad Newspaper, Bloemfontein, 1st Place


Areas of Specialization