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Lauren Foerster

Lauren Foerster

Fort Lauderdale, FL, US

 
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About 

Employment 

NewGround, Saint Louis, MO, Interior Designer

Team member and leader of interior design projects through all phases of design. Participate in the selection and presentation of furniture, fixtures, equipment (FF&E), color palettes, and lighting. Generate finish plans, specifications, furniture specifications, and material selections needed for construction and implementation. Provide design support and documentation during completion and execution of design concepts. Work with external consultants, product representatives, furniture dealers, and fabricators

May 2016 - Dec 2018
 

idx, Saint Louis, MO, US, Store Planner

Utilized field measurements, worked within code requirements, coordinated with clients and design team to develop, engineer, and space plan displays and environments for retail markets at millwork engineering and manufacturing firm.

May 2013 - May 2016
 

Anthropologie, Saint Louis, MO, US, Sales Associate

Assist customers and generate sales at home accessories and clothing retailer.

Apr 2012 - May 2013
 

Lutheran Family and Children's Services, Saint Louis, MO, US, Mentoring Assistant

Developed and implemented curriculum for at risk youth, including art, dance, self-esteem, and decision making.

Jun 2010 - May 2013
 

Hagan and Associates, Saint Louis, MO, US, Junior Interior Designer

Worked directly under NCIDQ and LEED certified designer, developing AutoCAD drawings, taking field measurements, selecting and ordering products, and assisting with various other duties relating to projects. Also participated in site visits and client meetings.

Sep 2008 - May 2013
 

Painted Zebra, Saint Louis, MO, US, Visual Coordinator and Sales Associate

Designed and completed merchandise displays, assisted customers with studio projects, and produced custom items on request at paint-your-own pottery studio and gift shop.

Sep 2008 - Dec 2011
 

Foerster Contracting, Saint Louis, MO, US, Interior Designer

Developed working drawings to bring existing commercial spaces up to current ADA and code compliant standards. Suggested appropriate finish selections for new construction.

May 2007 - May 2008
 

Education 

Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, US, Bachelors, Interior Design

Studied Interior Design at CIDA Accredited University with emphasis on Commercial, Retail, Hospitality, and Health Care Design.

Aug 2002 - Dec 2007
 

Awards 

Best Interpretation of a Concept, 1st Place

IIDA Unravel

2018
 

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