Alyssa Smith

Alyssa Smith

Baton Rouge, LA, US



I am recent interior design graduate from LSU with a passion for life and design. I am actively looking for a position that will keep my passion alive, show me the endless possibilities of my skills and help to develop myself as a designer.

Specialties: Photoshop, Revit, AutoCAD, InDesign, Illustrator, Sketchup, Podium, 3DS MAX, Dreamweaver, Photography, Hand Drafting, Microsoft Office, Freehand Drawing and Sketching



LSU Facility Services: Planning, Design & Construction, Baton Rouge, LA, US, Intern

Completed computer renderings for presentations, aided in construction
documents as well as design development, managed material library, designed
floor tile patterns, presentations and graphic projects including: office directory,
staff identification cards and office title block among others

Aug 2012 - May 2013

LSU Interior Design Student Organization, Baton Rouge, LA, US, Secretary

Chief communicator between students, officers and faculty, kept detailed minutes at meetings, recorded and organized member information, organized informational workshops and social events for students and professionals, aided in the organization, implementation and presentation of LSU IDSO’s Universal Design Experience

Jan 2012 - May 2013

LSU Art & Design College Council, Baton Rouge, LA, US, Vice President

Organized a networking mixer where students shared their projects with their peers and potential employers, and acted as a liaison for the College of Art and Design students with faculty and LSU Student Government

Aug 2011 - May 2012

LSU Interior Design Student Organization, Baton Rouge, LA, US, Junior Representative

Liaison between IDSO officers to Junior classmates, aided officers in organizing an event in which all Interior Design students experienced a day in a wheelchair and helped to display the results to the school in the Design Building Atrium

Aug 2011 - May 2012

Niemann Interiors, Orlando, FL, US, Intern

Managed and completely reorganized material library, hand drafted rooms for sketching, observed client presentations, material representative presentations and inspired design decisions in a residential home project.

May 2010 - Aug 2010


Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA, US, Bachelors, Interior Design

Cum Laude - Distinguished Communicator - Member Eta Sigma Delta
Selective Admission Process - CIDA Accredited Program
Courses: Six Interior Design Studio Courses, Construction Documents, Color, Graphics, Lighting, Components, Professional Practice, Art and Architecture History

Activities and Societies: Delta Delta Delta, Interior Design Student Organization, Art & Design College Council, Tiger Athletic Foundation, LSU Women's Club Volleyball

Aug 2009 - May 2013

American Institute For Foreign Study (AIFS), Florence, IT, University of Lousisiana Lafayette Study Abroad

Traveled to more than 20 cities in Italy, Paris and Versailles while carrying 9 Hours
of Credit: Travel Sketching and Analytic Drawing, Experiencing the Italian city: on
Site and in Reading, and Humanities 300: Italian Language and Culture

May 2012 - Jul 2012

Lake Brantley High School, Altamonte Springs, FL, US, High School, Scholar with Distinction

Activities and Societies: Student Council, Leadership, National Honor Society, Beta Club, Interact Club, Linkcrew, Jefferson Awards Junior Leader, Varsity Volleyball, JV Soccer

Aug 2005 - May 2009


Distinguished Communicator, Award

Awarded to students who demonstrate proficiency in written, spoken, visual, and technological communication along with leadership and philanthropy roles. A full description of the award can be found on LSU's website.


Digital Media Fest Finalist - Technical & Scientific Digital Media Category, Nomination


Kenneth Brown Studio Award, 2nd Place

Junior Studio project - Boutique Hotel design completed using Revit, Autocad and Photoshop


Chancellor's List, Other

4.0 Grade Point Average
Fall 2010, Spring 2011, Fall 2011


Dean's List, Other

3.5 or above Grade Point Average
Fall 2009, Spring 2010


Golden Oaks Award, Scholarship

Scholarship for nonresident students with at least a 30 ACT score and 3.0 GPA


Areas of Specialization