ananya arora

ananya arora

New York, NY, US




Perianth Interior Design, New York, NY, US, Junior Interior Designer

•Coordinate design projects from start to finish
•Meet with clients to gather requirements for the project
•Collect and produce materials, fabrics, furnishings and color palettes for client review
•Interface with architects, contractors, and vendors to execute designs
•Coordinate vendor payments, oversee vendor deliveries and installations, and perform all support functions
necessary to implement designs
•Perform office management tasks, and manage accounting needs

Apr 2012 - current

Iowa State University, Interior Design School, Ames, IA, Graduate Teaching Assistant

•Organized product information and acquired new sample materials for the resource room
•Provided guidance and feedback to students enrolled in the retail studio, and assisted with grading

Aug 2010 - Dec 2011

Kallem Interior Design, Des Moines, IA, US, Interior Design Intern

•Assisted with remodeling projects involving space planning and furniture and materials/finishes selection
•Envisioned and implemented the concept for Kallem’s award-winning room design in the 2010 Home Show Expo

May 2010 - Aug 2010

Nationwide Insurance, Des Moines, IA, US, Business Analyst

- Generated detailed monthly reports in Excel, used to evalute product efficiency, for the Speciality Products department
- Used a specialized database software, “Brio Intelligence”, to develop queries used to extract and analyze data

May 2006 - Dec 2008


Iowa State University, Ames, IA, US, Masters, Masters Of Art In Interior design

Jan 2008 - May 2012

Drake University, Des Moines, IA, US, Bachelors, BSBA - Business Administration and Actuarial Science

Jan 2003 - Dec 2007

Areas of Specialization