Tanya Miller

Tanya Miller

Glen Ellyn, IL, US



A confident, competent and imaginative interior designer with extensive experience  working on a mixture of projects ranging from $300k to $10m. Having an excellentcommercial approach to solving problems and a proven ability to generate fresh solutions for the renovation of internal spaces, including structural alterations. An ambitious, creative and dedicated design professional eager to gain experience in a creative environment.  

Now looking for a new and challenging position, one which will make best use of my existing creative skills and experience and also further my personal and professional development.


  • Meeting new & existing clients and determining their requirements.
  • Delivering projects under strict deadlines and within the client’s budget.
  • Preparing drawing, sketches, and renderings for clients.
  • Providing daily operation support to an Architect/Principal.
  • Co-ordinating and monitoring the work of both contractors and suppliers.
  • Examine and select lighting, furniture and finishes.
  • Producing working drawing packages, mood & sample boards & also 3d visuals.
  • Organizing and maintaining the practice library.



  • Extensive experience in sourcing, specifications, procurement as an FF & E designer.
  • Strong 3D modeling (Sketch Up), and rendering skills (Podium).
  • Good knowledge of construction detailing and material properties.
  • Excellent knowledge of: Photoshop, Illustrator, Microsoft Office.
  • Extensive experience of running with a project from initial concept to completion.
  • Producing written FF & E specification.
  •   Computer literate and internet savvy.
  • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Ability to work independently with strong leadership skills.
  • Ability to translate 2D drawings into 3D visuals.
  • Excellent problem solving skills.


  • Sketch Up, Podium
  • Lighting and colour schemes
  • Client facing
  • FF & E designer



douglasDesign+associates inc., Glen Ellyn, IL, US, Designer

Co-own and operate Archiectural and Interior Deasign Firm. Involved in the interior design, graphic design, brand development and documentation of mid to high level commercial and private projects. Handle own marketing, and bookkeeping.

Jun 2005 - current


College of DuPage (COD), Glen Ellyn, IL, US, CAD

Sep 2009 - Dec 2009

Chicago Real Estate Institute, Chicago IL, Real Estate Broker

Dec 2001 - Mar 2002

Far Eastern State Academy of Economics and Management, Russia , Masters, Management and Social Technologies

Sep 1987 - May 1989

Vladivostok State University of Economics and Service, Russia, BArch, Fashion and Design

Aug 1985 - Jun 1987

Areas of Specialization