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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000, resumesample@example.com
Professional Summary

Imaginative residential interior designer with excellent analytical, research and collaboration skills. Adept at successfully managing and coordinating residential design projects from concept through completion. Successful at developing strong client relationships and building loyalty. Knowledgeable about applying understanding of human behavior to create functional and beautiful spaces. Desiring a new role with room for professional growth.

Skills
  • Design planning
  • Space planning
  • Project presentations
  • Color coordination
  • Cost estimations
  • Customer service
  • Superb Eye For Detail
  • Tech-Savvy
Work History
02/2018 to 08/2019 Designer/Artisan Cleveland Clinic | Northfield, OH,

• Owner and artisan of re-purposed and up-cycled furniture with retail space in consign/design shop.

• Re-purposed and up-cycled over 50 furniture pieces and smalls using milk paint, chalk paint, gel stains and decorative finishes.

• Maintained styling and staging to promote function and purpose of reclaimed furniture.

•Increased high rate of turnover resulting in 3-4 sales per week.

02/2008 to 07/2016 Interior Designer Cleveland Clinic | Peninsula, OH,
  • Consulted with clients to determine architectural preference to meet overall design goals.
  • Specified appropriate products and finishes to meet project objectives and design scheme.
  • Researched trends in area of green building and environmental design to incorporate into business and residential projects.
  • Participated in furniture selection and documentation of specifications.
  • Created professional presentations using SketchUp to creatively communicate design intent and direction.
  • Assisted clients with budget considerations and made recommendations for furniture, lighting and accessories.
  • Developed space planning concepts, color palette selections and textile presentations.
  • Carefully reviewed contractor submittals of finish materials.
  • Completed all paperwork, recognizing any discrepancies and addressing them in a timely fashion.
05/2005 to 02/2008 Interior Designer Restoration Hardware | San Marcos, TX,
  • Developed key client relationships by providing design solutions that met needs and budgets without compromising quality or design intent.
  • Delivered exceptional level of service to each customer by listening to concerns and answering questions.
  • Research and recommend furniture styles, fabric selection, re-upholstery projects, custom window treatments and lighting.
  • Designed space planning concepts, color palette selections and textile presentations.
  • Maintained fabric and trim sample book library, retail staging, retail sales and artwork inventory.
  • Participated in weekend on-the-floor retail sales, customer consultations and recommendations.
02/2004 to 05/2005 Interior Design Assistant The Shops At Carolina Furniture | City, STATE,
  • Assisted interior designer in designing and creating comfortable and functional environments to represent clients' lifestyle, taste and budget.
  • Managed over 25 calls per day.
  • Consulted with clients to determine architectural preference to meet overall design goals.
  • Specified appropriate furniture products to meet project objectives and design scheme.
  • Facilitated requests regarding product information, installation methods and product upgrade options.
  • Generated estimates and invoices for projects.
  • Completed order information by filling out order forms and handling cash advances and receipts.
  • Handled communication with clients by answering telephone calls and responding to emails and official letters.
Education
Expected in Associate of Arts | Residential Interior Design New York School of Interior Design, New York, NY, GPA:
Expected in Bachelor of Science | Visual Communications Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, GPA:
Accomplishments

• Best of Houzz for Design 2017-2018

• Best of Houzz for Customer Service, 2015, 2016, 2017

• Awarded Interior Design Project for Stonehouse Residents Club House 2013

• Interior Design Exhibitor for Habitat for Humanity ReStore Designer’s Challenge 2013-2016

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • New York School of Interior Design
  • Virginia Commonwealth University

Job Titles Held:

  • Designer/Artisan
  • Interior Designer
  • Interior Designer
  • Interior Design Assistant

Degrees

  • Associate of Arts
  • Bachelor of Science

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