Leah Ring

Leah Ring

New York, NY, US



Currently seeking job opportunities in New York. Areas of expertise include project management, construction management, client service and communications.



Philanthropy by Design, San Francisco, CA, US, Volunteer Designer and Project Manager

Volunteer designer and project manger for redesign of non-profit housing clinic.

Aug 2011 - Apr 2012

Hogue, Project Manager

Managed 10+ clients generating over $2M in revenue annually
Managed furniture procurement and installation for corporate interior design projects
Created furniture budgets, quotations, project timelines and project status reports
Managed communication between client, designer, general contractor and manufacturers
Managed and trained project coordinators to aid in professional development
Value engineered furniture packages according to client budgetary needs

Feb 2011 - Apr 2012

Brodin Design Build, Los Angeles, CA, US, Design Assistant

Selected and sourced fabrics, finishes, furniture and design elements
Worked with architects, subcontractors and vendors on budgets, timelines and contracts
Managed ordering, payment, delivery and installation of furniture and building materials
Created and maintained budgets, construction schedules and status reports
Created mood boards and design drawings for presentation to clients

Jun 2010 - Jan 2011

Kenneth Brown Design, Interior Design Intern

Sourced furniture and materials, created inspiration boards for client presentations
Assisted with product development for the Fall 2010 Kenneth Brown Design Directions Collection for QVC
Assisted with merchandising the Kenneth Brown Home Store in preparation for its grand opening to the public
Organized, updated and maintained sample room and creative resource library

Apr 2010 - Jun 2010

Energy BBDO, Assistant Account Executive

Helped run client presentations, creative briefings and strategic positioning presentations
Authored conference reports, competitive analyses and creative summaries
Managed communication between client, planning, creative and production teams
Assisted in developing creative briefs and ensuring deliverables met client expectations
Managed project workflows, production timelines and budgets across all Dial divisions

Jun 2008 - Jul 2009


Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising (FIDM), Los Angeles, CA, US, Visual Communication

Courses in drafting, drawing, retail design, visual merchandising, graphic design, set and prop building, fashion styling and event planning.

Graduated Summa Cum Laude.

Oct 2009 - Sep 2010

Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, Bachelors, Communication Studies, Business Institutions

Graduated Summa Cum Laude with departmental honors.

Sep 2004 - Mar 2008

Areas of Specialization