Education

2010
Camberwell College of Arts
London, UK
Masters of Visual Arts

2006
Parsons School of Design
New York, NY
Bachelor of Fine Arts majoring in Interior Design

2004
Sheridan College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning
Toronto, Canada
Diploma in Interior Design

Work Experience

2011 November to Present
Bespoke London
London
Interior Designer
· Helped complete a comprehensive Design Intent drawing package for a 21,000 sq ft Mayfair house for a developer. Was responsible for coordinating drawings with architects and other consultants, as well as developing details for joinery, wall panelling and ceilings.
· Worked with the design director to oversee the completion of the Churchill Bar and Terrace for the Hyatt Regency Hotel on Portman Square.
· Responsibilities included reviewing joinery and furniture drawings from the contractor, working with the project manager and consultants to deliver the project completed with a very tight deadline.
· Preparing presentations and participating in client meetings and team meetings throughout the process
· Monitored the progress of the construction with frequent site visits, solving on-site problems and picking up snagging issues.
· Was involved with the FF&E phase of the project including the budgeting, procuring and dressing of the bar.

2011 February to November
Helen Green Design
London
Architectural Designer
· Took on and oversaw the construction phase of a grade 2 listed townhouse in Kensington. Responsibilities included working closely with the executive architects while reviewing Design Intent drawings and working out details, reviewing drawings by the appointed joiner in obtaining the finishes and details desired, refining the finishes selected and visiting site to review first fix and setting out
· Worked closely with clients; organizing and leading client meetings and presentations
· Assembled InDesign pitch presentations which included selecting concept imagery, finishes and ironmongery options for luxury residential and commercial projects, as well as taking charge of the finishing and printing of the presentation boards and booklets

2006-2009
S. Russell Groves Architect PC
New York, NY
Interior Designer
· Assisted in creating detailed drawing packages for residential and commercial projects, including for building
permits, bidding and construction purposes
· Assisted with design development of luxury high rise condos, large individual homes, and restaurant and hotel projects
· Prepared visual presentations for client meetings including computer generated 3D and 2D images
· Gained experience of working on projects through all phases of development from client appraisal to post construction walk-through
· Created design specifications for fixture, fittings and materials for large and small projects
· Worked with makers and artists to create custom furniture and fixture pieces
· Sourced and researched new and sustainable materials for LEED certified projects

Achievement

Parsons School of Design
· Graduated with Honours
· Academic Honors Award
· Participant in Decorators Club 2006 Annual Spring Education Awards and Exhibit

Sheridan College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning
· Sheridan Scholar Award for maintaining 3.8 GPA or higher
· Graduated with Honours