M. Neus Burillo

M. Neus Burillo

New York, NY, US




  • Worked for small and large international firms, managing teams and coordinating complex projects from conception to final completion.
  • Over 13 years of professional experience mostly in Manhattan. Specialized in corporate projects,  and High End Retail and Residential projects, including LEED-CI.
  • Very strong computer skills: Proficient at AutoCAD 2013 (and earlier), 3D Sketch-up, Photoshop, In Design, Excel and Power Point. Good at Adobe Acrobat, Word, Outlook. Some knowledge of Primavera and Microsoft Project.
  • Excellent organizational skills, natural leadership and a good communicator.
  • Trilingual English, Spanish & Catalan; some basic understanding of Italian and French. American and European citizenships.


Senior Interior Designer – Own Company / Freelancing  & Colsultancy Services - Off White Studio – Jan. 2015 – Now

  • Own company, working mainly on commercial / working environments, residential and also retail projects. Works per project or as freelance per hour.
  • Create design, design developments, CDs, materials selection and book spec for project.
  • Shop drawings production, if necessary.
  • 3D in Sketch-up and hand sketching. 
  • Team coordination: architect & expediter, 3D renderer, CAD drafter, Engineering, GC.. depending on the project.
  • Programming and Space planning. 
  • Offer best solutions for each scenario and give consultation and guidance to clients.

Store Interior Designer – L Brands / Victoria Secret Beauty and Accessories-Freelance/Consultant  Jun. 2015 – May 2016

  • Feasibility Studies for Local Market and Tourist Retail stores, mainly for international markets. Contact with Real Estate Department; revision of documentation provided as a package to start and address any missing information.
  • Schematic Design and Design Development work for stores and store-in-store projects. Comply with Design Criteria provided by business partners.
  • Review Shop drawings for standard and custom made floor furniture fixtures.
  • Design weekly presentations to President and Vice-President for reviews and approvals.
  • Keep records as per the corporate standards.

Senior Interior Designer, Quint Design Inc, NY – Dec. 2014

• Leads and coordinates corporate projects, from conceptual design and design development until final project completion, with the main focus on the design development.

• Coordination with engineers, contractors, consultants and any party involved in the project, including direct communication with clients, landlords, building management and real estate brokers.

• Production and follow up of the project scheduling and budgeting.

• Responsible for the design, general coordination and execution: initial test fits, Space Planning & Programming, CDs production and coordination, details, elevations, 3Ds, Finishes & Materials, lighting design, schedules, specifications, custom made furniture and millwork.

• Posses a strong professional network of vendors, architects, brokers, installers, construction contractors, landlords.

Senior Interior Designer / Project Leader - M. Moser Associates, NY - - 2007-09

• Worked mainly in large high end commercial offices - Global corporate clients.

• Monitored and mentored junior team members and supported principals to hire new staff.

• Initial conceptual design and design development, materials and finishes selection, CDs, 3Ds, details, sites visits, project meetings, schedules follow up, general project administration in coordination with project managers.

• General project coordination with the in house team and outside consultants, contractors and vendors.

Senior Interior Designer & Project Manager - Kimak Design Group, NY - Joseph Kim AIA Architect - 2007

Worked on several retail corporate commercial projects, doing initial conceptual design, design development, CDs development, 3Ds, materials and finishes selection.

•  Project management, site meetings with contractors and subs, progress reports, administrative follow up.

•  Mentor junior designers / temps (2 members).

Senior Interior Designer & Project Manager  - Barcelona Interior Design -Off White Studio, , Barcelona/Spain & New York  - 2002-2006

High end residential projects in Barcelona and New York. Consultancy and Conceptual design projects for some New York private clients, for residential and commercial.

Design, Project management and construction management services.

Project Manager for USA & Canada - Lladro USA, Moonachie, NJ / 1998-2002

• Design and implement new marketing relational strategies.

• Lead the CRM department - 14 people.

• Conducted seminars,  trainings and mentoring my staff and some other departments.

• Sales and Marketing analysis & reports, Data mining, Promotions coordination,...

• Business development and new markets research

• Represented the firm at national trade fairs and special events



  • Construction Project Management Certification: NYU - New York University, -2011-2012.
  • Interior Design Professional Degree: 'Esc. Massana', University Politécnica de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain
  • MBA: Master in Business Administration - Escuela Administración Empresas - University Politécnica de Catalunya, Spain
  • Business Degree - Universitat Central de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain

-    LEED-AP    Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design for Commercial Interiors

-    IIDA     Member 2009 - International Interior Design Association.



References available upon request


M Moser Associates, New York, NY, US, Senior Interior Designer

•Commercial corporate and some retail projects - Global clients - 5,000 to 45,000 SF.

•Initial conceptual design and design development for each project, materials selection, CDs, sites visits, project meetings, schedules follow up, project administration,...

•General project coordination. Lead and support the in-house design team.

•Worked directly with directors and principals. Use to manage clients as well.

•Clients meetings, mood boards coordination, clients presentations,...

Dec 2007 - May 2009


New York University (NYU), New York, NY, US, Construction Project Management - Certificate

Learning how to bring a construction project forward in a timely and cost-effective manner. This studies include among others:

- Bidding, Planning, Scheduling and Control systems
- Project delivery methods
- Contracts, estimating and quality assurance
- Construction Law
- Safety, risk Management, insurance and bonding

Sep 2011 - Dec 2012

Areas of Specialization