Amy McKenzie

Amy McKenzie

San Francisco, CA, US




Freelance, San Francisco, CA, US, Freelance E-Design

Provide online interior design services including concept boards, space planning, color palettes, material selections, and shopping lists
Create e-design solutions customized for all styles and budgets

Jan 2014 - current

Fox-Nahem Associates, New York, NY, US, Intermediate/Senior Interior Designer

Managed all phases of multiple concurrent projects from concept through installation.
Interacted with clients to present designs and provide progress updates.
Developed floor plans, interior elevations, and detail drawings in AutoCAD.
Utilized hand rendering and SketchUp to help clients visualize their future space.
Researched and selected furnishings, fixtures, hardware, and lighting.
Designed custom furniture and millwork.
Collaborated with architects, contractors, and fabricators to meet overall project objectives.

Oct 2012 - Dec 2013

Freelance, Brooklyn, NY, US, Freelance Interior Designer

Produced NYC DOB construction drawings for residential and hospitality projects.
Coordinated samples, pricing, and schedules with vendors and manufacturers.
Assisted in design development for residential and hospitality spaces.

Jan 2012 - Oct 2012

Marlies Venute Interiors, Inc, McLean, VA, US, Interior Designer

Performed field measurements and drew the corresponding as-built plans.
Produced demolition plans, floor plans, electrical and lighting plans, elevations, and design details for all projects in AutoCAD.
Developed space planning concepts and defined construction requirements
Estimated project requirements and costs.
Developed and maintained relationships as the point person for all vendors, manufacturers, and subcontractors.
Responded to RFIs and made site visits to resolve construction problems, ensure conformance with the design intent, and conduct punch list reviews.

Jan 2005 - Oct 2011

Gerard Hilferty & Associates, Athens, OH, US, Intern

Developed construction documents and design details for multiple projects.
Organized and updated the resource library.
Created database of resources and sales representative’s contact information.

Jun 2003 - Sep 2003


Ohio University, Bachelors, Interior Architecture

Minor in Retail Merchandising
Graduated Cum Laude

Sep 2000 - Jun 2004

Areas of Specialization