Christiana Zinno

Christiana Zinno

Eatontown, NJ, US




Restoration Hardware, Red Bank, NJ, Design Associate

• High contribution of exceeding annual sales forecast by 40%/LY for 2011
• Developed client relationships through design appointments, floor plans, hand sketches and story boards
• Increased level of in-home design consultation in the store within ten months

Mar 2011 - current

Riscala Agnese, New York, NY, US, Design Assistant

• Conducted and attended design meetings with restaurant owners
• Research and specify FF&E for new restaurants
• Create CAD drawings of architectural plans and custom furniture designs
• Installation of decorative treatments

Mar 2011 - Feb 2012

Macy’s Department Store, Eatontown, NJ, US, Visual Assistant

• Styled and maintained overall appearance for ready to wear and children’s department visual displays
• Executed plans and styling for several installations and special events
• Participated in several large scale floor moves

Oct 2010 - Mar 2011

James Bodnar Architect, New York, NY, US, Interior Designer

• Work directly with architect and contractors on a multi-million dollar renovation at the MOMA towers
• Attended and participated in weekly site meetings to discuss progress of construction
• Create CAD drawings of all architectural plans, custom metal work, and cabinetry detailing
• Review spec packages and red-line shop drawings from millworkers
• Coordinate deliveries for installation of lighting and furniture

Mar 2008 - Jul 2010


New York School of Interior Design (NYSID), New York, NY, US, Bachelors, Interior Design

Sep 2007 - May 2010

Oneonta State University, Oneonta, NY, US, Bachelors, Fine Art

Sep 2001 - Sep 2003

Fashion Institute of Technology, State University of New York, New York, NY, US, Fashion Photography

Sep 1997 - Jun 2003

Areas of Specialization