Alla Schechter

Alla Schechter

Staten Island, NY




SLCE Architects, New York, NY, US, Senior Interior Designer

Contribute, manage and monitor all aspect of interior design and technical details as a Project Interior Designer.
• Work closely with clients to determine needs and requirements.
• Consider budget and function to a coherent result that enhances the client's singular vision.
• Prepare information regarding interior design, specifications and materials.
• Create interior renderings by using 3D Studio Max and Photoshop.
• Research innovative materials for projects.
• Evaluate, review and respond to change order request, request for information, and shop drawings.
• Integrate engineering element into unified design
• Manage consultant interface and provide direction to production staff.
• Evaluating information to determine compliance with standards.
• Selecting colors, light fixtures, appliances, materials, and other components.
• Use creativity in designing interior spaces, graphics.
• Develop presentation drawings and coordinate drawings with other disciplines.
• Maintain relationship with vendors and contractors
• Manage project team with strong leadership, organization, communication and relationship skills.
• Recognized by clients for excellent interior designs and service, strict schedule and budget management.
• CAD interior drawings from schematic design to construction drawings.
• Make presentations through PowerPoint.

Projects include:

Corporate Offices

• HELP USA - RFK Family Apartments 113 E.13th St, NY, 25,000 S.F.
Offices, work stations, conference rooms.

Apartment Buildings

• Roosevelt Island Southtown Buildings, 850 dwelling units
Lobby, Day Care, Public Areas, Apartment Units.
• Fort. Tryon Residence, New York, NY, 61 dwelling units
• 5-11 47th Avenue, Long Island City. Rental. 182 dwelling units
Lobby, Amenities, Apartment Units.
• Oceana Project. Condo. Brooklyn, NY, 56 dwelling units
Lobby, Typical floor, Apartment Units.
• ALP Building. Jewish Home Lifecare; Bronx, NY, 40.000 Sq. Ft.
Lobby, Community Spaces, Apartment Units
• Quincy Street Senior Residence, Brooklyn, NY. 93 apartments
• The Claremont. Bronx, NY, 79.000 Sq. Ft. , 114 apartments
• Hanac Senior Housing; Queens, NY., 178,667 sq. ft., 184 apartments
Lobby, Corridors, Amenities, Apartment Units.
• MLK Apartments, Bronx, NY. 54 apartment
• Washington Family Housing, Bronx, NY, 73 apartments
• DeKalb Avenue Apartments, Brooklyn, NY. 64 apartments

Educational Projects:

• The City University of New York. Hunter College. Graduate Student Dormitory; 174.500 Sq. Ft
165 East 118 Street. New York, NY.
• Hebrew Institute of Riverdale, Bronx, N.Y. 35,000 sq. ft.
• Arts Bridge. Musical School, Bronx, NY

Aug 2000 - current

Areas of Specialization