Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,

Situated between art & engineering, Jessica brings over 10 years of experience in technical design and production management. Pairing creative with a practical approach to design, focusing on turning abstract ideas into concrete products & installations which serve clients, employees, and consumers.

  • Scope creation
  • Design strategy, development & management
  • Budgeting and cost estimation
  • Vendor sourcing
  • Workflow planning
  • Interior/exterior design experience
  • Set and exhibit drawings
  • 3D renderings, Technical schematics & Presentations
  • Construction procedures & supervision
  • Planning and coordination
  • Team collaboration
  • Client relations
  • Vectorworks
  • SketchUp & Layout
  • VRay, Podium & Lumion
  • Adobe Photoshop & Illustrator
05/2012 to 03/2020 Design Engineer | Project Manager SBI | Siegfried's Basement Llc | City, STATE,
  • Interfacing with clients to determine scopes of work including budgets, timelines and related deliverables while conducting site visits to establish project parameters.
  • Preparing rough drafts and scale working drawings outlining sets, architectural features, displays, signage, fixtures & built-ins within property constraints. Submitted to clients and management to gain approval.
  • Developing bid proposals with itemized costs for clients to review and approve before beginning work.
  • Offering suggestions to enhance the project's design, which would improve user and client experience.
  • Developing advanced digital 2D/3D models, cut files, & Construction documents for contractors & fabrication departments to follow during production.
  • Creating designs using computer programs such as Vectorworks, SketchUp, Layout, VRay, Adobe Photoshop & Illustrator to complete Shop drawings, CNC/Laser CAM specs, & Large format print files.
  • Collaborating with architects and structural engineers to quickly resolve planning and construction issues for city permitting or engineering stamps.
  • Conducting material tests to guarantee material would effectively meet design requirements.
  • Reviewing and modified product samples to account for technical and aesthetic requirements.
  • Coordinating with departments and suppliers to move ideas into production.
  • Collaborating with technical staff to integrate lights, sound, and other features into sets & fixtures.
  • Monitoring technical design processes from conceptual phase through construction and installation.
  • Leading construction planning, material resources and staff scheduling to smoothly complete six & seven figure installations.
  • Planning, organizing, and managing crews and subcontractors through expert communication and handling of all work orders and purchase orders.
  • Improving profit margins by streamlining operations and workflow and negotiating competitive vendor contracts.
  • Completing projects on time and within allocated budget.
  • Tracking purchases & expenses while reconciling project budgets to verify original estimate accuracy.
  • Facilitating coaching and feedback for newer team members to guide ideas into workable, practical design.
05/2012 to 10/2017 Production Designer | Production Manager McNabb Roick Events | City, STATE,
  • Planning, designing, and executing Corporate programs, Product launches, Window displays, Retail Pop-ups, Fashions shows, Weddings & Special events.
  • Coordinating all logistics for events, such as scheduling, budget development and management, staffing and liaising with clients about all event needs.
  • Designing and maintaining spreadsheets documenting budget, vendor, facility, and guest information.
  • Selecting event materials which aligned with clients' requests and vision.
  • Selecting furniture, light fixtures, and accessories to create unique and inviting environments to meet customer vision.
  • Assembling floor plans, elevations, ground plans & 3D perspective views. As well as material boards for both in-house review and presentation and client to creatively communicate design intent and direction.
  • Directing florists, photographers, musicians, production crew and event participants during load in, ceremony, and post-ceremony events.
  • Paying and settling vendors, venues, staff, and contracted services.
01/2009 to 05/2012 Event Manager | Office Manager The Cutting Edge Elite Inc. | City, STATE,
  • Managing event & catering services, audio-visual services and production vendors.
  • Hiring and trained staff for cross-functional assignments and verified employee knowledge of specific procedures related to each event type.
  • Maintaining close communication with clients to mitigate service issues.
  • Maintaining full compliance when executing and tracking bank reconciliations, A/P, invoicing, billing, and collections.
  • Administering payroll for 800+ employees, electronic deposits and employee pay adjustments.
  • Reviewing purchase documents and company receipts for reconciliation with statements all bank and credit card accounts monthly.
Education and Training
Expected in 11/2009 Certified Nurses Assistant (CNA) | Nurses Assistant The Manhattan Institute , New York, NY, GPA:
Expected in 05/2008 Certificate of Audio Engineering | Audio Engineering & Production SAE Institute of Technology, New York, NY GPA:
Website & Portfolio
Continued Education & Hobbies
  • UI/UX design for web & mobile applications utilizing Adobe XD & Invision
  • Web development & content management systems with Webflow
  • Programming languages: Java, HTML & CSS

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