Aleisha Sunker

Education

Education
Jan 2003 - Nov 2006

B.A Degree

Greenside Design Centre
Jun 2002 - Dec 2002

B.Com

UNISA

Incomplete course.

Jan 1997 - Dec 2001

Matric

Raisethorpe Secondary School

Subjects entailed: Economics, Business Economics,Accounting,Maths,English and Afrikaans

Work History

Work History
Jan 2013 - Present

Head Interior Designer

Macphersons

Current responsibilities:

Jan 2013 - Present

Head Interior Designer

Macphersons

Current responsibilities:

- Assists the sales representatives with all drawing and space layouts

- Handles all presentations

- Aiding clients with designs and fabric specifications

- Assists on the showroom floor

- Help with internal and external orders, following with the factory

Nov 2011 - Dec 2012

Head Interior Designer

Tower Bridge

Current responsibilities:

  • Accessing the sites
  • Site measure-ups
  • Analysing and designing office spaces
  • Presenting designs and concepts to clients
  • Compiling all working drawings required for shop-fitters
  • Assists with compiling quotes and orders
  • Site visits during the progression of the project to completion
  • Maintains and overlooks all design related queries 
Feb 2007 - Sep 2011

Senior Interior Designer

Collaro Designs

Responsibilities:

Senior Project Manager:

  • Basic space planning
  • Draughting
  • Completing presentation boards and presenting to clients
  • Project coordination
  • Project Management
  • Co-ordinating internal and external orders for projects
  • Managing installations on local and overseas projects
  • Overlooking the completion of projects at hand

Senior Sales Manager: 

  •  Processing internal and external orders
  • Sales assistant on showroom floor
  • Overlooking the maintenance of the showroom
  • Delegating and coordinating work
  • Analyzing and improving sales and advertising
  • Handles all enquiries linked to the company website
  • Calculates turnover figures periodically
  • Previously managed adverts in monthly publication
  • Building a client data base and emailing advertisements
  • Handles pricing and admin work

Skills

Skills

Photoshop

Currently use for presentations.

Datacad

Previously worked on 3D datacad

Autocad

Currently working on 2D Autocad

Objective

  • Aim is to gain more experience as a specialized Interior Designer
  • Establish a better knowledge of all sectors involved in the industry
  • Improve technical skills
  • More involvement on site for more exposure on project at hand

Aim as an Interior Designer, to improve the built environment in the natural world.

Interest

  • Takes a keen interest in surreal interiors.
  • Enjoys art created with water based paint.
  • Loves reading and collecting books
  • Enjoys most sporting activities e.g. volley ball, squash and sky diving. Aim is to get my sky diving license.

Summary

My aim as an Interior Designer is to create surreal environments for this fast pace modern world. I share a keen interest for improving the methods and skills to achieve project management in the Interior Design industry.

Enjoys the elastic effects of changing the interpretation of modern and classic furniture. Accepts work related challenges as "The beginning of knowledge is a discovery of something we do not understand."