Rachel Lauer

Rachel Lauer

Milwaukee, WI, US



I am currently an Interior Design Assistant in a sales environment. I am looking for my next step in my career and am willing to relocate. I love a challenge and enjoy learning new programs and expanding on my current skills.



La-Z-Boy Furniture Galleries, Greenfield, WI, US, Interior Design Assistant

-Execute In-Home Design Program to determine client’s wants, needs, and investment range
-Utilize AutoCAD to design functional floor plans, coordinate fabrics, and 3D renderings
-Present customized room designs and build long-lasting relationships
-Monthly Design Seminar presentations
-Perform closing duties and balance the drawer at store closing

Apr 2012 - current

Veridian Homes, Madison, WI, US, Interior Design Intern

-Rendered exterior sketches for 2008 Extreme Makeover: Home Edition
-Designed furniture layouts for Veridian model homes using Revit
-Staged model homes to bring in future Veridian Homes clients
-Collaborated with product representatives for new products and finishes in design showroom

May 2008 - Aug 2008


University of Phoenix- Brookfield, Wisconsin, Brookfield, WI, US, Masters, Business Administration

-Worked in a team environment to further ideas and real world business concepts
-Analyzed and created business and management models
-Debated ethics and environmental issues in business settings
-Incorporated hard and soft business skills to generate a strategic business plan
-Expanded on professional communication skills

Jan 2010 - Jul 2011

University of Wisconsin Stevens Point, Stevens Point, WI, US, Bachelors, Interior Architecture

-Researched case studies to work through preliminary design process
-Created new and original outlooks for all design mediums being environmentally conscious
-Collaborated with classmates and professors to improve and expand ideas
-Rendered floor plans (CAD and hand drawn), perspective views, lighting and electrical
drawings, as well as detail drawings and reflected ceiling plans

Sep 2004 - Dec 2008

Areas of Specialization