Jean Keil

Jean Keil

Jamaica, NY, US




Interior Design background with strengths in brand development and styling, as well as designing graphics and signature pieces to create a memorable visual statement.



Freelance : Interior Design, Branding & Graphics, Interior Designer/Stylist

• Shopping Consultant to a local architect for fabrics and finishes, as well as provide styling direction for residential projects
• Designed print collateral for a restaurant/bar which include business cards, menus, advertisement boards and promotional flyers

Mar 2011 - current

KLINGMANN Architects & Brand Consultants, New York, NY, US, Interior Designer

• Worked on the rebranding and design for an established chain of coffee shops located throughout Germany to elevate its current status
• Collaborated in developing and producing sets of brand guidelines, graphic guidelines and styling guides to be implemented into existing shops and future builds
• Designed brand standard graphics and signage
• Detailed custom millwork and brand standard FF&E packages
• Responsible for furniture and materials selections
• Created final presentation documents that included 2D and 3D renderings

Aug 2011 - Feb 2012

Mark Zeff (Zeff Design), Interior Design Intern

• Collaborated on design and color scheme concepts, as well as fixture and furniture selections for residential and commercial projects
• Assisted with IF and FF&E specification documents
• Maintained and kept order within the materials library

Mar 2009 - Sep 2009

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Junior Designer of Interior Styles & Brand Standards

• Created presentation materials and documents that were used for brand immersions and to provide brand direction for new builds
• Prepared property style guides and assisted with physical onsite implementation
• Provided styling direction for brand design immersions and meetings that have taken place at the Starwood corporate office and at the St. Regis NY
• Supported the styling and design of themed quarterly property refreshes
• Designed custom signature brand items for St. Regis and W Hotels

Oct 2007 - Dec 2008


Fashion Institute of Technology, State University of New York, Certificate Program; Essentials of Graphic Design

• Becoming more proficient using Adobe Suite programs for graphic design applications
• Becoming knowledgeable with using MAC based platform

Dec 2011 - current

New York School of Interior Design (NYSID), Bachelors, Interior Design

• Graduated with Distinction, 3.57 GPA
• Residential Design; Commercial Design; Furniture Design; Woodwork Detailing; Kitchen & Bath Design

Sep 2001 - May 2006

Areas of Specialization