Maryl Duray

Maryl Duray

Los Angeles, CA, US

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15+ years Interior Architecture/ Senior Interior Designer with a diverse Project List to include Hospitality, Resort and Casino, Aviation, Municipal, Healthcare, Commercial and Higher Education. Currently focused on Brand Strategy/Identity, elegantly merging design criteria of brick and mortar spaces with digital presence (and vice versa...)


Baseline21, LLC, Arlington Heights, IL, US, Business Development Manager- Brand Strategy

Represent Baseline21 as Business Development Manager, participation in community associations, coordinating seminars and strategic development for future business.

Prepared and presented SEO analytic reporting and consultation.
Involved with Sales and Marketing Strategies to include research, demographic analysis, social media trends, brand identity and web development services.
Identified, developed and generated analyses for evaluation of new business opportunities.
Locating, developing, defining, negotiating and closing of new and existing clients.

Jan 2013 - current, Scottsdale, AZ, US, Senior Project Manager- Brand Development

Provided all applicable interior/architectural services and consultation for healthcare, residential, corporate entertainment, and mixed use.
Involved with Sales and Marketing Strategies to include research, demographic analysis, product development, design development, branding, design trends and new products from residential and contract furnishings.
Prepared forecasting and scheduling of all projects.
Managed, designed and delegated all phases of design development through construction documentation.

Jan 2010 - Jan 2013

Friedmutter Group, Newport Beach, CA, Senior Interior Designer

Managed, designed, delegated and presented interior and architectural criteria for project in Las Vegas. Researched and custom designed numerous high-end special features to include all finishes, lighting and contract fine furnishings. Consulted on procurement, coordination and management of all shop drawing reviews and engineers. Provided exceptional interior design through advanced space planning, design according to brand, signage detailing, theme enhancement and maximum security plan.

Jan 2006 - Jan 2008

IA Interior Architects, Los Angeles, CA, US, Senior Proiject Manager/ Senior Interior Designer

As Senior Project Manager, focused on Municipal and Education design, specifically LAUSD. Provided management and implementation of departmental moves and design modifications.
Managed and supervised Production of Architectural Construction Documents for over 30 buildings and sites owned by LAUSD.
Oversaw estimating, proposals, site selection, scheduling, space planning and design development.

Jan 2003 - Jan 2006

Deutsch Associates, Inc, Phoenix, AZ, US, Project Manager/ Interior Designer

Managed, supervised and delegated tasks, billable hours as needed with Production Staff (3-10) accommodating target budget, forecasted projected schedule, and coordination with engineers, inspectors, and contractors.
Independently designed, developed and managed commercial tenant improvement projects up to 35,000 square feet
Manager for team oriented projects up to 150,000 square feet.
Developed proposal presentations, bidding procurement, site selection, construction administration, schematic design, design development and production.
Acted as main point of contact with team players in the field (contractor) and client (CEO/Owner.)
Provided fast-track management and scheduling within a design/build project scope.

Jan 1999 - Jan 2003

Devenny Group, Phoenix, AZ, US, Architectural Designer

Assisted in design, expansion and renovation of hospitals and MRI Clinics.
Planned space within criteria of medical equipment, reconfiguration within various departments to include mammography and cardiology
Consulted with hospital and project coordinators, negotiating plans, demolition and scheduling. Coordinated all engineering/consultants.

Jan 1994 - Jan 1999


School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL, BArch, Bachelor of Fine Arts- Interior Architecture

Jan 1994 - Jan 1996

Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, BArch, Bachelor of Arts- Integrated Studies

Major: Bachelor of Arts- Integrated Studies
Minor: Bachelor of Arts in Design- Architectural Studies

Jan 1988 - Jan 1994

Areas of Specialization