Carla Petruccelli

Carla Petruccelli

Summary

I recently graduated with a BA in interior design from Marymount University, an accredited college, in VA. I am looking for a full time entry level interior design position to apply my skills to and also build my knowledge of design.I have experience in residential design as well as familiarity with commercial firms.  I look forward to finding a wonderful position.

Objective

To obtain an exciting and challenging position in interior design

Interest

Interior Design, Architecture, Organization, Professional Networking, Travel, Cooking, Dancing, Cleaning, Photography

Welcome

Welcome to my VisualCV.  Please find some samples of my work from Marymount University in the column to the right alongside my professional highlights, education and skills. Additional projects of mine can be found toward the bottom of this page.

Thank you for your consideration and I look forward to hearing from you.

Work History

Work History
Feb 2010 - Present

Showroom Sales

Rexel
  • Work closely with customers, designers, contractors and electricians to select lighting needs
  • Prepare, maintain and follow-up with orders
  • Build rapport with reps
  • Resolve discrepancies between purchase orders, acknowledgements and invoices
  • Track orders
  • Maintain close relationships with vendors and manufacturer representatives concerning all purchases
  • Effectively interact with clients to ensure 100% satisfaction
Sep 2007 - Dec 2008

Assistant Librarian

Linda Shiner & Associates

nOrganize, update and maintain resource libraries in large Interior Design and Architecture firms

nBuild rapport with reps

nMeet with reps and inform clients about new products

n Interact with designers to assist with product selection for projects

Nov 2003 - Aug 2007

Staff Designer/Retail Store Manager

Magnolia Designs, LLC

nWork directly with senior interior designer and clients to input specifications and create proposals, purchase orders and invoices

nOrder samples ofpaint colors, fabrics and finishes

nFrequently visit Washington Design Center to choose fabrics and furniture for clients

nBuild rapport with vendors and suppliers

nPrepare and maintain purchase order files, logs and reports

nResolve discrepancies between purchase orders, acknowledgements and invoices

nTrack orders

nSchedule and coordinate installations and deliveries

nMaintain close relationships with vendors and manufacturer representatives concerning all purchases

nManage and oversee all operations at retail store in Baltimore, MD

nOrganize and facilitate special events at retail store

nEffectively interact with clients to ensure 100% satisfaction

nMeasure client spaces to produce floorplans and elevations accurately

nDrafting

nPerform accounts receivable/accounts payable tasks

nOrganize and update resource library

Dec 2000 - Jan 2001

Interior Design Intern

Persnickety

nAssist managers in day-to-day operation of interior design store

nProvide general support to designers and design assistants

nMaintain library of samples

Perform administrative tasks as required

Education

Education
Jan 2007 - Dec 2008

BA

Sep 1994 - May 2003

AA

Skills

Skills

Other Skills

n  Excellent oral and written communication skills n  Possess flexible approach to work n  Able to work with little or no supervision n  Exhibit outstanding customer service skills n  Strong organizational and multi-tasking skills n  Demonstrate exceptional color coordination skills n  Extremely creative

Drafting

n  Excellent drafting skills with great attention to detail

Photoshop & Sketchup

Computer Programs

n  Skilled in several computer applications, including Design Manager 2000 and MS Office programs

AutoCAD 2007

Boutique Hotel in NYC

Alaska Native Medical Center