Erin Bird

Erin Bird

Hebron, KY, US



I am a passionate and highly motivated young professional in the Interior Design field striving to improve my skills as a designer, and working towards my NCIDQ certificate.  



PedCo Engineering & Architecture, Cincinnati, OH, US, Interior Designer

+Design interiors for industrial and corporate office markets.
+Work intimately with architects and structural, mechanical & electrical engineers to
design safe and functional working environments that are pleasing to the
customers’ needs and expectations.
+Responsible for drafting architectural, interior, structural, mechanical, and electrical
construction documents for issue.

Oct 2012 - current

The Mandell School, Seoul, KR, Head ESL Teacher

+Taught beginner English language classes to students grades PreK - K.
+Responsible for the intensive care, supervision, and implementation of English as
the focal language of preschool students in a classroom setting.
+Practiced phonics, grammar, comprehension, reading, writing, and listening skills
with students.

Apr 2011 - Apr 2012

SLP Institute, Yongin, KR, Head ESL Teacher

+Taught intensive English classes to kindergarten, middle and elementary school students at a
private institute.
+Conducted phonics, grammar, comprehension, listening, reading and writing lessons.
+Responsible for training new teachers.

Aug 2009 - Aug 2010

APG Office Furnishings, Cincinnati, OH, US, Interior Designer

+Worked as an Interior Designer of corporate office furniture as part of the design team
at a Herman Miller, Inc. dealership.

+Designed functional, comfortable, and ergonomically sound office spaces with the
utilization of appropriate furnishings from various product lines.

+Responsibilities included: taking on multiple project loads at a time; selection and
design of office furniture/office systems/private offices; reconfigurations of existing
furnishings; designing project display boards; space layout in AutoCAD; price quoting
in 20/20 CAP and OFS2000 software; client communication and interaction; working
alongside Project Managers and Sales Managers; doing double checks; submitting
purchase orders.

Oct 2008 - Jul 2009

LeeAnn Thomiszer, Lexington, KY, US, Interior Design Intern

+Assisted in the development of commercial and retail interior design projects.
+Assisted in the selection of lighting fixtures and flooring, wall, surface, and upholstery
materials and finishes.
+Personally interacted with clients, manually recorded field measurements, and updated
existing construction documents.

Jan 2008 - Apr 2008


University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, US, Bachelors, Interior Design

Studies included:
+Interior Design studios; history and theory of Interior Design and Architecture; color theory; lighting design; building materials; materials and textiles.

Aug 2003 - May 2008

The Umbra Institute, Perugia, IT, Study Abroad

Studies included:
+Cities and Towns of Medieval and Renaissance Europe
+Survey of Italian Renaissance Art

May 2007 - Jul 2007


Excellence in Sketchbook Drawing, Award

Awarded by the University of Kentucky's College of Design upon graduation.


Areas of Specialization