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Cynthia Idalie Rubio

A passionate interior designer looking to work with a strong team to assist clients with creating atmospheres that reflect their individual styles and desires.

Education

Jun 2008May 2010

Associate of Applied Science in Interior Design Technology

El Paso Community College

Graduated with Honors

Member of Phi Theta Kappa

Aug 2000Dec 2005

Bachelor of Liberal Arts, Double Major in Media Advertising and French

University of Texas at El Paso

Work experience

Jan 2014Oct 2015

Designer/Administrator Assistant

ACO Remodeling and Construction
  • Coordinate color combinations, reports, and proposals for commercial applications.
20142015

Consultant 

CareFree Homes
  • Provided consulting services by training new staff, from coordinators to manager positions for their Design Center.
  • Collaborated by improving existing procedures, forms and customer service skills. 
Jul 2010Dec 2013

Design Center Manager

CareFree Homes
  • Head manager of Design Center responsible for assisting home buyers through the process of selecting colors, finishes of interior and exterior applications. Provide product knowledge of selections and construction of home. Supervised Design team to execute this same process.
  • Assisted home buyers by personalizing  floor plans,  changing interior spaces, electrical and plumbing requests.
  • Contributed by making company profitable by selling thousands of upgrades on a daily basis.
  • Collaborated with project managers, vendors, home buyers, realtors, sales representatives, accounting, drafting, escrow and warranty departments.
  • Created design center from ground up. Developed system of procedures, forms and collaborated with bringing new products and updating finishes and colors.
  • Web, Marketing Coordinator, and Ad Translator.
  • Supervised the design team through the process of merchandising model homes up to execution of grand openings.
Dec 2009Jul 2010

Marketing and AutoCAD Operator

Custom AV
  • In charge of executing print media designs, web coordinator and operate AutoCad as needed. Assisted administration department with inventory and with customer service.
May 2009Jul 2010

Assistant Designer

Accent Interiors
  • Assisted designer in preparing proposals, invoices and color boards for commercial applications. Conducted interviews with clients, supervised installers and managed intake of merchandise. Created and design collateral marketing material.
Jan 2007Sep 2007

Manager

Ditto's
  • Supervised store where print services were offered (created flyers, business cards, posters). FedEx and DHL packaging representative. Also in charge of keeping bills and payments up to date, and supervising employees on duty.
Jan 2006Sep 2007

Calendar Editor, Web coordinator and Marketing representative

What's Up
  • Responsible for performing weekly updates on calendar of events and classifieds sections using a Quark template.
  • Uploaded websites and other newspapers owned by the company (El Paso Inc. and Southwest Senior), including Photo Gallery of events using the program Fetch.
  • As Marketing Representative, helped with the execution of the annual event, “The Best of the Best”, coordinating mailing lists, invitations, packaging, hosting event and obtaining final results.

Portfolio

Skills

EPCC Advisory Board Member for Interior Design Program 
Decorative Artist 
Muralist (oils, acrylics, pastels, mixed media). Contributed with the restoration of the Plaza Theater in El Paso, Texas
Multilingual: Fluent in English, Spanish and conversational French​.
Proficient in AutoCAD, MS Office (Word, Power Point, Excel and Publisher), Illustrator and Photoshop.