Madeline Cipro

Madeline Cipro

New York, NY, US

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Madeline is currently an interior designer at The Prestige Group in New York City, where she works on a variety of luxury residential projects from conception through construction. She is an alumna of The Ohio State University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Interior Design. During her time in Columbus, her internships have given her varied design experience and a strong work ethic, along with her role as Student Leader for Ohio State’s campus center of IIDA. Her studies and experiences have instilled a passion for research-based, socially and environmentally conscious, quality design.


Trinity: Planning, Design & Architecture, Columbus, OH, US, Interior Design Intern

Worked on a team of designers, architects, and engineers to plan and oversee development and renovation of various hospitals, clinics, and healthcare facilities. Assisted in producing, reviewing, and presenting detailed construction documents, perspective renderings, furniture and material specifications and procurements, and design presentations using Revit, Bluebeam, Powerpoint, InDesign, and Photoshop.

Jan 2018 - current

The Prestige Group, New York, NY, US, Project Coordinator, Interior Design

Coordinating private luxury residential interior design and construction projects from conception to completion. Preparing design concepts and facilitated client presentations, managing change orders and requests from clients, assisting in production of project estimates, and carrying out all procurement processes with subs, suppliers, and designers. Additionally, developing and maintaining sub-contractor scheduling and coordination, overseeing requests for information (RFI’s) related to project scopes, supervising on-site work to ensure quality control, and tracking all necessary submittals required for project completion.

Nov 2017 - current

WD Partners, Columbus, OH, US, Student Environmental Designer

Worked on a variety of retail design projects from ideation into final design. I worked independently and as a team by visualizing schematic designs by hand and digitally, coordinating branding and marketing strategies to create holistic retail environments, researching user experiences (UX) for brands, and developing thorough design presentations and technical drawing packages for clients, in-house architects, and engineers. Daily responsibilities included building Sketchup models, AutoCAD and Revit documents, vision boards, schematic diagrams, sketches, and Photoshop renderings.

Jan 2017 - May 2017

NBBJ, Columbus, OH, US, Interior Design Intern

Contributed to schematic ideation, design development and construction documentation processes for healthcare, corporate, and mixed-use residential projects. Coordinated material, furniture, and fixture procurement with consideration of budget, timeline, design direction, and environmental impact. Worked in Revit, Sketchup, InDesign and Photoshop to prepare document sets and informational presentations for clients, developers, contractors, architects, and engineers.

Sep 2016 - Dec 2016


The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, US, Bachelors, Interior Design

Graduated in May 2017 Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in Interior Design
IIDA Campus Center Leader, 2016-2017
Dean's List each semester, 2014-2017
"Best In Show" award recipient, Interior Design, 2017 Ohio State Design Exhibition
"First Place Team", Redefining Retail Design Studio, 2017, Sponsored by VMSD Magazine
Wewood & Boxed Water project. Presented at 2017 IRDC conference in New Orleans
"Second Place Team", 2016 IIDA Student Design Charette at Neocon

Sep 2014 - May 2017

Monroe Community College, Rochester, NY, US, Interior Design

Vice President of Public Relations, Phi Theta Kappa Honors Society, Alpha Theta Iota Chapter
Dean's List, 4.0 grade point average each semester
Recipient of the Medallion Award for academic achievement, graduated in top 5% of students

Sep 2012 - May 2014


Ohio State Design Exhibition, Interior Design, 1st Place

Best In Show for Interior Design Capstone Project, "The ROTH"


Redefining Retail, sponsored by VMSD Magazine, 1st Place

First Place team for Redefining Retail Project, "Wewood & Boxed Water". Sponsored by VMSD Magazine and formally presented to jurors from WD Partners, Chute Gerdeman, Fitch Design, and FRCH Design Worldwide.

Presented at IRDC in New Orleans, 2017 with instructor, Rebekah Matheny.


IIDA Student Design Charette, 2nd Place

2nd Place Team at IIDA Student Design Charette at Neocon, 2016.


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