Related Experience

Habitat For Humanity - Phoenix Branch

Participated in group build through IIDA

Summary of Qualifications

Qualified Interior designer with 5+ years experience in commercial design & space planning within the modular furniture sector (Herman Miller) while upholding ADA, building and fire codes. Recognized for 100% accuracy rate for drawings and specifications. Received recognition letter for outstanding client services while upholding stringent deadlines. Expert user with industry standard software such as AutoCAD 2009, CAP, and Microsoft Projects, and successfully achieved certification of completion for Project management preparation course

Project Summary

2004

  • Arizona Department of Education: 2005 N. Central 6th Floor; 15 offices, Herman Miller reconfigure; Existing product from clients inventory (AO2) was put together in a cohesive manor to be able to provide an office space for two people per office.
  • Attorney General: 1275 W. Washington 1st Floor - Special Investigations & Financial Remedies Unit; A combination of Herman Miller AO2 Stackers, Standard AO2, and Herman Miller desking system.
  • Arizona Department of Administration: 1st Floor; ADA unit,

2005

  • M.V.D. 51st. Ave. Call Center, Basement; Herman Miller AO2 Stackers 40+ stations all new. New finishes picked to coordinate with existing buildings color scheme.
  • City of Peoria Attorney Office, City Hall 2nd Floor; 10 + OFS private offices for Attorney's, 10+ Herman Miller stackers for support staff, and 1 OFS conference room and seating.
  • City of Peoria HR Department, City Hall 2nd Floor; 15+ Herman Miller offices; Some existing 85" High AO2 walls, New 67" AO2 panels and wall strips; Finishes to match City of Peoria standards.
  •  M.V.D. 1615 West Jackson Street, Basement; Herman Miller Prospects, reconfigure 20+ stations
  • M.V.D  16380 N. 59th Ave. Glendale; Herman Miller Prospects, 25+ stations, all new

2006

  • Arizona Supreme Court, 2nd floor, IT Call Center; Resolve, 20 stations; included special print screen; Finishes where bright oranges and greens
  • Arizona Peace Office Standards Training, 2643 E. University Drive; Lobby & Misc. offices; Herman Miller, AO2, primarily on wall strips w/ some panels, Established office standards
  • TempeSchool District #3, 3205 S. Rural Road, ESL Department, 2nd floor; Herman Miller AO2, 3 stations, Re-established office standards
  • M.V.D, Tempe, Stolen Vehicle Division; Herman Miller Prospects, 40+ stations, all new, ADOT standard finishes
  • Arizona Board of Cosmetology, 1721 East Broadway; Herman Miller AO2, 6+ stations, finishes to match existing furniture

2007

  • City of Peoria, Developmental Community Services Building; Herman Miller AO2 200+ stations, Harter lounge seating, Peter Pepper marker boards, Arcadia lounge tables, Fixture Bola chairs, Howe Moore tables for lecture hall, OFS conference rooms & offices; Office system finishes where city standards, all other finishes where specials; Project was coordinated with Dicke & Fritche Design Group
  • Arizona Department of Education, 2005 N. Central Ave. 4th floor (School Effectiveness, 6th floor (Title V), 7th floor (HR Department); Herman Miller AO2, Each floor 65+ stations, standardized finishes used
  • Arizona Department of Education, 1535 W. Jefferson, 2nd floor- IT department; Herman Miller AO2, all new 70+ stations, standardized finishes used

2008

  • Dr. Wallman's Eye Center; 4,500 sq. ft., lobby and reception desk, break room, copy room, 5 patient rooms, laser room, support offices
  • Allstate; 6,000 sq. ft., two conference rooms, network room, break room, copy/file room, open office area, 5 lawyer offices
  • AZ advanced Dermatology, 2,345 sq. ft., waiting area, front office, break room, 4 exam rooms, nurses station, doctor's office, storage room, 2 restrooms, physician assistant's office
  • Occidental Fire & Casualty, 8,000 sq. ft.,
  • Catlin Group
  • Koll Cotton Center
  • Paragon Plaza
  • Khovanian Companies

*The above project list is not a full and complete list, but just an example of projects I have worked on.

Work History

Work History
Nov 2009 - Sep 2010

Documentation Prep. Clerk: 2010 Census

Vangent, Inc.
  • U.S. Department Security Clearance
  • �Participated in the successful processing of 70 million census forms using a manual process, resulting in an acceptance rate of 99.997% while maintaining Title 13 confidentiality
  • Met all required contractual Service Level Agreements and milestones by exceeding all production and quality standards
  • The department averaged 476,000 forms/ a day; 25% of the time, production surpassed one million forms daily, with a peak week of 6.6 million form, while maintaining quality
Sep 2007 - Mar 2008

Architectural Designer

Cox James Architects
  • �Developed space plan layouts & options for new structures and reconfigures
  • Collected information for programming, adjacency requirements, and personnel count
  • Prepared scale drawings and contract documents for submittal to the city
  • Managed deadlines for each stage, while documenting client changes at each level
  • Organized office space plan layouts while integrating engineering elements into a unified designs for clients' review and approval
  • Conducted final walk through; Assisted in job competition with contractors, and other trades through creation of punch list
Jun 2004 - Sep 2007

Designer II

Goodmans Interior Structures

  • Prepared specifications for purposes of ordering, inventory, and asset management system
  • Facilitated client meetings to set design intent, implement plans, and provide guidance
  • Collaborated with architects, builders, and vendors to ensure requirements of the project where being met and followed through
  • �Managed  simultaneously 30-50 new design/reconfigure furniture projects through all stages of development
  • �Generated existing and proposed furniture layouts; Maintained client furniture layout AutoCAD drawings with station and room numbers
  • Achieved successful furniture layout for 75,000 sq. ft. multi story newly constructed building
  • Proficient with Herman Miller systems furniture, Harter, Doug Mockett, Egan Visual, ESI Solutions, First Office, Light Corp., OFS, and Peter Pepper
  • �Present technical expertise related to design matters ,  usage of products, and fabric/finishes
Dec 2002 - May 2004

Design Consultant/Sales Associate

Jerry's Home Improvement
  • Achieved increased sales by meeting diverse clients’ needs using sketches and plans to create  home furniture layouts and recommending appropriate product selections
  • Consistently achieved customer deadlines by communicating accurate delivery schedules
Jun 2001 - Sep 2001

Intern Interior Designer

http://www.lbdg.com

Liaison that contributed to meeting customers and designers requirements by managing Sample Materials, Library, and Projects by using effective communication skills  to secure current catalogs/samples.

  • Prepared onsite building verifications for existing conditions
  • Collaborated with other designers with project needs such as furniture specifications, project books, and contract documents
  • Developed color scheme options and material/sample boards for client presentations

Education

Education
Feb 2009 - May 2009

Work Examples