Joseph Potts

Joseph Potts

Studio City, CA, US

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Restoration Hardware, Pasadena, CA, US, Associate Designer

Efficiently manage projects ranging from $50 K to $115K, which included planning, designing, and furnishing within both residential and commercial properties. Collaborate with senior design team members to ensure all client needs are met. Provide training, development, and performance coaching to gallery sales associates and other design team members. Held direct responsibility for end-to-end project management across all Restoration Hardware lines of business. Created presentation and creative product displays to show clients presentation significance within size, color, and placement relation.
• Built and implemented organization standards within the gallery that have been adapted by other galleries within the company and are now widely used best practices.
• Built an excellent design team that not only meets but exceeds the needs of the clients and customers within the company.

May 2018 - current

Extraordinary Design, Silver Lake, CA, Project Manager

Managed several aspects of the business, in addition to design responsibilities, including schedules and payments for contractors and subcontractors and managing construction projects. Completed purchases of necessary equipment and oversaw the interior design of new construction projects.
• Managed the permitting process, which led to better compliance and fewer issues with construction projects.
• Maintained the company’s budget for all plumbing, electrical fixtures and materials within new construction.

Jan 2016 - May 2017

Addition Building and Design, Studio City, CA, US, Head Buyer and Draftsman

Managed the end-to-end processes of each assigned renovation, which included making purchases, coordinating subcontractors, managing payments, and completing all necessary paperwork for permits. Provided excellent client service by completing detailed Revit drawings and providing consistent communication regarding their projects.
• Completed all purchasing for assigned projects, including materials, lighting, fixtures, and paints.
• Managed the subcontractors for each assigned job site.

Jan 2015 - Dec 2016

Jeff Lewis Design, Los Angeles, CA, US, Executive Assistant and Project Manager

Oversaw the maintenance on each assigned project and ensured all projects were prestige and pristine. Ensured all project files were organized and accessible. Organized Gage’s schedule and set meetings as needed. Completed AutoCAD drawings for new Living Spaces layouts and interior design options.
• Received ample knowledge of the design business in regards to detail, construction, and overall business operations.

Jan 2014 - Dec 2015

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