catalina Lesmes

catalina Lesmes

Oceanside, NY, US



Seeking a position in the interior design field, that enables me to leverage my experience and skills in a  challenging position, providing opportunities for growth and advancement.


Euro Capital Properties, New York, NY, US, Project designer

- Working with principal in the design development of the Watergate Hotel in Washington DC.
- Producing and revising specification book for FF&E installation
- Revising and producing FF&E CAD drawings for coordination with architects and subcontractors
- Review and edit all new project design directions and plans
- Revised FF&E shop drawings prior to fabrication
- Responded to architectural RFI’S
- Produced finish presentation boards
- Participated in Client/Designer meetings
- Worked with consultants, furniture dealers and fabricators to meet overall project objectives
- Assisted in selection of fabrics, furnishing and accessories

Oct 2014 - Aug 2016

MGS Studio Inc., New York, NY, US, Project designer

- Working with principal in the development of projects
- Field measurements and site surveying
- Space planning and concept development
- AutoCAD drafting, millwork design and detailing
- Produced 3D perspectives and renderings
- Produced client presentation boards
- Participated in Client/Designer meetings
- Interacted directly with clients, contractors and vendors
- Selected FFF&E for projects according to client needs

Jan 2012 - Sep 2014

Maurice Villency, Roslyn Heights, NY, US, Design assistant

-AutoCAD drafting
-Material shopping at the D&D Building
-Requesting invoices, memo samples from vendors
-Sample Library maintenance
-Contacting customers and vendors
-Administrative duties such as reception, phone and general office duties

Jan 2009 - Nov 2011


Fashion Institute of Technology, State University of New York, New York, NY, US, Bachelors, Interior Design

Nov 2008 - May 2011

Areas of Specialization