tesneem elabed

tesneem elabed

New York, NY, US

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NYC Citywide Administrative Services, Real Estate, New York, NY, US, Portfolio Planner and Manager - Space Analyst

• Managed the City’s real estate portfolio, including 22 million square feet of leased space and 15 million square feet of city-owned space
• Organized and led site visits and space surveys, then transcribed the survey data into AutoCAD
• Developed & maintained the methodology for capturing and categorizing the space data in Archibus SmartClient in conjunction with IT
• Conducted in-depth qualitative & quantitative analysis to identify cost saving opportunities and helped provide the city over $2.5M annual savings in rental costs
• Prepared schematic layouts and scopes of work to propose projects directed towards realizing office space maximization
• Established guidelines and protocols for current consultants and negotiated with the procurement team to ensure relevant future consultants get hired
• Produced training manual on portfolio guidelines and led new hire and intern trainings

Jun 2018 - current

Best Carpets and Interiors, Saddle Brook, NJ, US, Interior Designer

• Developed design concepts, including furniture selection, finished schedules, space planning, and 3D renderings in Autodesk Revit
• Produced Autodesk AutoCAD floor plans, elevations, and architectural details to meet project deadlines and project budget
• Delivered presentations to clients and gained clientele approval to execute proposed designs
• Organized material library by creating accounts, ordering samples and obtaining quotes from vendors

Jun 2017 - Jun 2018

Ark-Tron Construction, Saddle Brook, NJ, Interior Designer

• Produced drawings of electric, ceiling, and HVAC plans for contractors using Autodesk Revit
• Supervised contractors properly executing plans per design and reviewed results upon completion
• Managed inventory related to projects and purchased any relevant materials needed
• Reviewed drawings, provided updates/red-lined drawings back to contractors, and worked with contractors to make sure design intent is actualized

Jun 2017 - Jun 2018

Rinehardt-Miller Interiors, Edgewater, NJ, US, Interior Designer

• Developed photorealistic renderings of interior environments that impact the social interaction, emotional experience, and well-being of vulnerable youth using Autodesk Revit and Adobe photoshop
• Collaborated with senior Interior Designers and participated in the selection of furniture, fabrics, materials, lighting and specification
• Created and assisted in developing presentations to receive funding for potential non-profit projects
• Researched how materials and colors affect human psychology and how they are linked to better health
• Photographed sites to document the construction process of projects

May 2016 - May 2017


Sep 2013 - May 2017