Diana Melgarejo

Diana Melgarejo

Woodbridge, VA, US



I am a designer looking to gain experience in my field. 


Host Hotels & Resorts, Bethesda, MD, US, Constructions Analyst

- Perform measurement of drawings using On-Screen Takeoff software to ultimately generate floor-by-floor rooms matrix and assist with the development of the Replacement Cost Model
- Maintain the drawings library with the most recent plans obtained from Directors of Engineering and consultants
- Support the annual capital planning efforts by performing measurement of areas, interior walls and FF&E count
- Constantly update the property’s gross area and area breakout in the database
- Assist Director of Estimates & Analysis with other duties as needed

Sep 2013 - current

YaSabe Inc., Herndon, VA, US, Administrative Assistant

- Supported business advertisers in terms of profile activation, sales verification, customer retention, account management, and general customer service
- Developed and maintained relationships with service and supply vendors
- Answered and managed the phone system, greeted visitors, and maintained conference room schedules
- Spanish to English and English to Spanish translations
- Assisted the executive management with various tasks to help the team run efficiently
- Assisted with special projects as needed

Mar 2013 - Jun 2013

Vibe Design Inc., Alexandria, VA, US, Interior Designer

- Supported the preparation of construction documents, writing of specifications and reviewing of bid documents
- Performed a variety of drafting documents for projects
- Met with Principals and designer to determine the interior architecture needs of projects; ensuring Principals’ needs would be reflected in the corresponding documents and budget
- Assisted Principals and designer plan and design renovations, remodeling and additions
- Facilitated the procurement of furnishings, materials and equipment while maintaining materials sample library
- Wrote memos and correspondence

Jul 2012 - Nov 2012

Fairfax County Public Schools, Falls Church, VA, US, Office Assistant and Business Operations Assistant

Office Assistant:

- Performed clerical and front desk duties
- Assisted future employees complete the hiring process
- Became knowledgeable of hiring process to assist customers and re-direct appropriately as necessary
- Collected data and identified potential recruitment options based on demographics to increase diversity in applicant pool
- Supported recruitment job fairs, data analysis of new hires, and preparation of PowerPoint presentations
- Performed other duties as assigned or needed

Business Operations Assistant:

- Processed staffing transactions for an assigned area(s) for teachers, instructional assistants and/or administrators
- Ensured schools staffing within allocations and budget requirements
- Maintained accurate vacancy, destaff, and other personnel transactions
- Provided accurate and timely information for required reports and meetings
- Provided and ensured accurate staffing information to internal and external FCPS departments and offices

Aug 2011 - Aug 2012


Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, US, BArch, Interior Design

Aug 2007 - Aug 2011

Areas of Specialization