Lee Rochette

Work experience

Work experience
Mar 2009 - Present

Product Designer & Consultant

Kittrich Corp. (International Housewares Manufacturer)
Sep 2008 - Present

Interior Designer / Event Designer

San Marino Gallery (Fine Arts Gallery)

  • Gallery Event designer & Art Coordinator

Production Designer / Manager: Pasadena, Los Angeles, Miami

1994 - Present

Interior / Exterior Designer

Kittrich Corp. CEO (Personal)

Designing / Managing all personal projects for various concurrent residences. Demolition, Construction, Hiring & Coordination through completion.

Site Representative & Property Manager: Film Production**Filming @ Pasadena residence 'Dinner for Schmucks' 'Bridesmaids' 'The Event'

1991 - 2009

Business Owner / Primary Designer

Ro-che-ét Designs
  • Residential & Hospitality Interior/Exterior Design Firm
Primary Designer Responsible for all facets of Business Management/ Design/ Construction/ Promotion Projects throughout California, Florida, Indonesia National Publications: Bon Appetit Southern California Home & Garden Veranda People Los Angeles Times Magazine Hospitality Design Contemporary Stone Design Town & Country National Brochure for Walker Zanger National Broucure for FIDM Participanting Designer: Pasadena Showcase House of Design 1994-2000 HGTV Reoccurring Guest Designer Floral Designer / Event Designer Southern California Based charities and organizations Pasadena Symphony Association Benefit CommitteeAdvisory Board of Planet Hope
1989 - 1991

Interior Designer / Project Manager

Edward Turrentine Interior Deisgn
1988 - 1989


Rothenberg Sawazzy Architects (Commercial)
1986 - 1988

Designer / Principal Design Asst.

Hyatt International Interior Design


1986 - 1989

Associates of Art

FIDM (The Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising)

  • Primary Field: All Divisons of Interior / Exterior Design

Pre-Study: Archtectural Construction & Drafting Techniques

Continued Study: Architectural Design & Remodeling

Primary Specality: Period, European French & Italian Archtiecture & Interior Design.

Recipient of the FIDM Scholarship in Interior Design: 1987


  • I am an effective, self directed team participant skilled in communicating and translating objectives into action and results. My focus is an absolute commitment within the service driven industry that promotes, and enriches an accomplished lifestyle.
My abilities and experience from all facets of my Interior / Exterior Design career utilize talents and skills to elevate and sustain the luxury experience through accommodations, and living standards. These attributes coincide directly, and uniquely compliment the objectives of the Irvine Company and associated Apartment Communities. It has been my fortunate opportunity to have personally owned two residences within the Irvine Company  developed communities of Crystal Cove and Pacific Ridge. Providing firsthand experience to the significance, value, and distinct characteristics for which the Irvine Ranch Company embodies.


  • I would like to bring my considerable work experience, taste level, and personal ethics to expand my career by joining the IRVINE COMPANY - 
          In any areas these characteristics are best suited.