Iris Dickson

Iris Dickson

Fair Lawn, NJ, US



•  Highly  capable  of  creating  and  interpreting  precise  and  complete  construction  plans.

•  Adept  in  Contract  Administration  including  bidding,  negotiation  of  contracts,  project  controls,  scheduling,  and

site  supervision.

•  Expert  at  effectively  gathering  and  analyzing  requirements  for  design  projects  to  ensure  compliance  with

client’s  specifications,  design  intent,  code  requirements  and  industry  standards.

•  Equipped  with  the  ability  to  adjust  to  new  and  challenging  situations,  as  well  as  delegating  work  to  other  team

members  while  working  well  under  pressure  to  meet  time-sensitive  deadlines.



Vicente Wolf Associates, Inc., New York, NY, US, Interior Designer/Project Manager

- Include preparing client presentations, budget and furniture, fabrics and finishes for a variety of high profile residential clients.
- Producing drawings in AutoCAD and hand sketches
- Communicating and corresponding with vendors
- Job site management during progress meetings and installations
- Maintaining detailed budget spreadsheets
- Creating and tracking purchase orders
- Office administration as needed

Oct 2014 - current

Boddewyn-Gaynor Architect, New York, NY, US, Intermediate Cad Designer

- Responsibilities include preliminary schematic design, design development, space planning, furniture and
finish selection, and production of construction documents for multiple commercial projects.
- Participated in client meetings and project surveys.

Apr 2014 - Oct 2014

LND Architects, North Bergen, NJ, US, Senior Designer/Owner

- Managed a small design firm offering design services to new and repeat clients.
- Successfully involved in the business practice of the design firm, preparing owner-designer agreements and
post-occupancy evaluations.
- Held full responsibility in the preliminary design concept, space planning, furniture and finish selection.
- Fully involved in the preparation of architectural plans and detailed drawings.
- Provided budgeting and cost estimating for various commercial and residential projects.

Oct 2006 - Jan 2011

Ludwig Michael Goldsmith Architects, New York, NY, US, Project Manager / Project Architect / Senior Interior Designer

- Effectively led the planning and execution of multiple projects as well as the preparation and compilation of
all construction documents, from conception through closeout.
- Integrated construction drawings and some change orders in line with client's overall budget.
- Ensured accurate project documentation and mechanical, electrical, and plumbing (MEP) coordination.
- Worked and communicated with sales representatives when specifying finishes, organizing bid documents,
and performing walk-through with prospective bidders.
- Secured working relationship between clients and contractors by facilitating project meetings, conducting
weekly site visits, and recording meeting minutes.
- Adhered to office CAD library standards and trained new employees.

Jul 2000 - Oct 2006

BBGM, New York, NY, US, Project Architect / Interior Designer

Worked in coordination with clients, contractors, and engineers for the design, development, and completion of different projects.

Jun 1999 - Jul 2000

Charles Patten Architects, New York, NY, US, Junior Interior Designer / CAD Operator / 3D Renderer

Contributed in space planning, furniture and finish and color selection, organization, and production of all construction documents, including details and sections for different projects.

Took charge of developing 3D renderings and presentation boards.

Jul 1996 - Jun 1999


Fashion Institute of Technology, State University of New York, New York, NY, US, Interior Design

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Interior Design

Aug 1992 - May 1996

Areas of Specialization