Experienced, award-winning home designer in Knoxville, Tennessee. I've been sketching floor plans on napkins since I was a child, hence designing homes was the only logical career choice. I've been fortunate enough to make my passion a reality. With over 10 years of experience in residential design, I focus specifically on meeting the client's needs. It isn't just about designing a home. It's about being part of a creative process that for many, is a lifelong dream come true.
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Design Manager, 05/2009 to Current StoneMill Log & Timber Homes – Knoxville, TN
2 time award winning designer
Oversee design-build process for each project from conception through manufacturing
Create, implement, and maintain department standards and guidelines
Review plans and production documents for accuracy and to ensure they meet department standards
Review all manufactured timber components for accuracy and quality
Hiring, training, and managing department employees
Working knowledge of residential codes and construction
Strong knowledge of log home construction and industry standards.
Project Captain, 06/2006 to 09/2008 Pilot Travel Centers, LLC – Knoxville, TN
Reported directly to Corporate Architect.
Created full sets of commercial architectural construction plans from conception.
Was responsible for overseeing project design process from start to finish.
Was responsible for ensuring that consultant's drawings were completed to Pilot standards.
Was tasked with multiple projects and managed time based on priority.
Created civil site layouts for presentation and civil engineering use.
Working knowledge of commercial codes and construction.
Product Designer, 05/2004 to 06/2006 StoneMill Log & Timber Homes – Knoxville, TN
Created full sets of construction plans from conception including floor plans(s), foundation plan, floor and roof framing plans, elevations, sections & details.
Created production drawings for manufacturing process.
Reviewed peer's plans for accuracy and to ensure they met department standards.
Assisted with review of all manufactured timber components for accuracy and quality.
Associate of Applied Science: Computer Aided Drafting & Design, 03/2005 ITT Technical Institute - Knoxville, TN Computer Aided Drafting & Design
High School Diploma: West High School - Knoxville, TN