Ann McCulley

Ann McCulley

New York, NY, US

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Unispace, New York, NY, US, Designer

• Lead corporate interiors projects through all phases of design, under a design
build model
• Create and manage space plans, design presentations, FF+E specifications,
construction documents, DOB filings and construction administration
• Develop pricing packages and work closely with delivery team to ensure
projects meet schedule and budget

Jun 2019 - current

Industrious, New York, NY, US, Designer

• Developed concept packages and worked with project AoRs from test-fit
studies through construction administration for premium shared workspaces
• Reviewed and updated design processes, national guidelines and standards
• Led Sustainability, BIM Integration and FF+E initiatives
• Managed budgets and schedules, landlord partner relationships, and local
contractors across the U.S.

Dec 2018 - Jun 2019

Perkins Eastman, New York, NY, US, Interior Designer

• Led a variety of corporate interior projects from initial design proposals through
project completion including programming, concept development, space
planning, 3D visualization, FF+E specifications and construction documents
• Analyzed project data and metrics, design trends and market research
• Provided vendor/consultant coordination and schedule/budget

Oct 2015 - Dec 2018

NELSON, New York, NY, US, Planner/Designer (Contractor)

• Created client-specific and marketing test-fits for a variety of projects
• Completed feasibility studies, including USF, RSF and space ratio calculations,
allowing clients to make informed decisions prior to space acquisition
• Verified and updated as-builts and building core + shell drawings per field

Apr 2015 - Oct 2015

Creative Office Pavilion, New York, NY, US, Designer

• Developed technical specification and installation packages, including furniture,
electrical, and finish plans, elevations, and 3D drawings for Herman Miller and
250+ other furniture manufacturers
• Engaged with clients and designers to produce bid response packages,
product information to meet LEED standards, cost-saving alternatives and
coordination of finishes

Apr 2013 - Apr 2015

Gilbane Building Company, New York, NY, US, Assistant Project Manager

• Provided pre/post-occupancy, facility management, and decommissioning
services to assist in the building turnover process
• Assisted in the coordination of facility inspections/certifications, IT integration,
deliveries/installations, move and construction schedules
• Managed post-occupancy issues such as furniture/IT conflicts, damages and
space re-allocation

Aug 2011 - Apr 2013


Parsons School of Design, New York, NY, US, Healthier Materials and Sustainable Building

Certificate Program, classes included Materials and Human Health, Building Products and Chemistry, Healthier Materials Design and Specifications, and Executing a Healthier Project.

Aug 2018 - May 2019

Marymount University, Arlington, VA, US, Masters, Interior Design

Thesis Topic: Influence of the Western School Model on Humanitarian School Design in
Non-Western Countries.

Classes included: Furniture Design, Professional Practices, Studio Classes, Advanced AutoCad, LEED and Green Design, Design Methods

Italy Study Tour, Summer 2010: Tuscania, Italy
Domus University, Milan, Italy
Lorenzo de’Medici School of Arts, Florence/Rome, Italy

Jan 2010 - May 2011

West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV, US, Bachelors, Interior Design

Completed two years of chemistry, then switched to Interior Design, CIDA Accredited Program.
Minor: Business Administration

Activities included:
Student Spotlights: WVU Admissions Website, Fall 2008
American Society of Interior Designers (ASID)
Student Chapter President Elect (2007-08), President (2008-09)
International Interior Designer Association
Phi Upsilon Omicron Honor Society- Historian
Sigma Alpha Pi- National Society of Leadership and Success
Habitat for Humanity
Extreme Makeover Home Edition: Turner Family, Volunteer

Aug 2003 - May 2009

Lingnan University, Hong Kong, Tuen Mun Kau Hui, HK, General Studies

Semester Abroad.

Classes included Introduction to Chinese Art, Global Business Environments, Population Dynamics, and Society and Media.

Jan 2008 - May 2008


HKS Mid-Atlantic Design Fellowship 2011, Other

Selected to participate in the HKS Mid-Atlantic Design Fellowship, 2011.

An intense, three-day charrette where professionals and students from local universities join with the community to address a local or regional challenge. The Mid-Atlantic Design Fellowship will focus on DESIGN, SUSTAINABILITY and COMMUNITY with the intent of cultivating and showcasing emerging talent, and stimulating new approaches to solve a challenge affecting the DC metro area through design.


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