Michelle Lam

Michelle Lam

Matawan, NJ, US

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Graduate at Michael Graves College of architecture and design at Kean University. Striving to successfully work with others and help blend the aesthetics of beauty and functionality to interior environments.


Galina Design Group, Ocean, NJ, Junior Designer / Design Assistant

- Worked closely with Principal Designer in a design driven environment
- Assisted Principal Designer in planning to execution in all aspects of a project
- Explored and became acclimated to the unique scope of work of religious facilities and
high-end residential spaces
- Collaborated with multiple CUNY campuses to create unique and functional interiors
- Coordinated selection of furniture and finish specifications intended to fulfill client’s
- Thoroughly drafted and specified detailed office typicals
- Prepared detailed interior bathroom elevations and sections to convey client’s overall
design vision
- Introduced to the planning and design development of landscape architecture

Jul 2019 - current

Posen Architects LLC, West Orange, NJ, US, Junior Designer / CAD Operator

- Developed preliminary and construction phases of architectural documents
- Collaborated with lead architects and interior designers on creation of presentation boards
- Conducted on-site surveys in field with senior designers
- Provided assistance in developing scenario planning for corporate spaces and tenant fit up
- Expanded FF&E knowledge for the complexity of healthcare and behavioral health
construction and regulations
- Oversaw management of the firm’s material library

Sep 2018 - Mar 2019

Posen Architects LLC, West Orange, NJ, US, Design Intern

- Assembled concept images and organize presentation boards for clients
- Team assistant in architectural firm specializing in healthcare facility design
- Assisted architects by completing redlines and creating alternate design elements
- Updated interiors library and interacted with sales reps

Dec 2017 - Sep 2018


Kean University, Union, NJ, US, Bachelors, Interior Design

Sep 2014 - May 2018


Lambda Alpha Sigma Honor Society, Honorable Mention

Kean University Dean's List, 2014-2018


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