I am a licensed interior designer with a well rounded background of project management experience in residential, multi-family, high rise, and hospitality design. In addition, I have had a heavy emphasis on branding and marketing in most of my positions. I plan to achieve so much more in my journey, I am so excited to see what comes next.
Sustainable products and design
Hands-on installation work on new construction or renovations
I love fashion and to see how it relates to trends for indoor spaces
Being involved in the industry through networking (NEWH Member)
Aug 2010 - Present
Manage all design and FF&E selections for limited service hotels. Responsibilities include: coordinating with project managers, and purchasing company. Experienced in budgeting, design and development of multiple chain brands, and project management
Sep 2009 - May 2010
The Rider Group
Representing companies of the interior design community through service and sales. Responsible for generating business and developing relationships with new and existing accounts while maximizing visibility and market penetration in the specified territory.
Sep 2006 - Sep 2009
Senior Interior Designer
Barbara Elliott Interiors
Manage all architectural design and FF&E selections for full service, 4-star hotels in the US. Responsibilities include: coordinating with architects, project managers, and purchasing company. Experienced in budgeting, design and development of JQH brand, specifications, computerized drawings of custom designs, project management, and final installation of projects.
Oct 2005 - Sep 2006
Creative Touch Design Studio
Met with buyers in showroom to assist in selection of finishes of homes. Responsible for educating buyers of any and all items included in their home. Drafted line drawings of all custom designs and provided quotes to the client. Consistently met sales goals of department and managed any breakdown in communication
Aug 2003 - Jun 2005
Merchandising/Marketing Assistant Manager
Contribute to the importance of branding the company through merchandising and marketing nationwide. Manage all aspects of interior design and marketing for leading homebuilder. Responsibilities include: space planning, developing color schemes and furniture selections, custom designs of bedding and drapery, and installation. Coordinate with agency to market our product through newspaper, billboards, online campaigns, and website.
Mar 1999 - Aug 2003
HPA Design Group
Manage all architectural design and FF&E selections for multi-family and senior living projects. Responsibilities include: coordinating with architects, project managers, and purchasing company. Experienced in budgeting, specifications, computerized drawings of custom designs, project management, and final installation of projects.