A creative, customer-focused LEED Accredited Design Professional with a demonstrated track record of success in store planning, interior architecture, building renovations and regulatory compliance. A detail-oriented leader who identifies issues and provides lasting solutions. A forward-thinking innovator, who possesses proven time-management skills and ability to balance multiple projects while consistently meeting deadlines.
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Facility Planner, WALGREEN CO
Updated the as-is stockroom layouts based on a store survey Produced creative designs and added new replenishment cart system for stockrooms Performed data analysis and provided recommendations to achieve efficiency Analyzed and resolved space related challenges caused by redesign Collaborated with Store Operation Team to develop design layouts for the OSA pilot.
Interfaced with design team members, including contractors, consultants, fabricators, architects and regulatory agencies.
Originated and developed creative design concepts.
Prepared construction documents and details to implement design concepts.
Store Planner/Designer, 03/2012 to Current WALGREEN CO – Deerfield, IL
Responsible for executing and managing store projects consistent with the development, adaptation and deployment of the Unified Design Standards.
Ensures compliance with quality control procedures.
Knowledge of building architecture, engineering, and interior design guidelines and protocols according to state and local jurisdictional mandates, company standards and best practices to ensure appropriate design of retail and non-retail buildings.
Perform all aspects of conceptual design, including space planning, interior elevations, adaption of finish materials, and application of brand and design guidelines Design and develop functional interior floor plans for all facility types
Retail Store Planner, 05/2010 to 01/2012 SEARS HOLDINGS CORPORATION – Hoffman Estates, IL
Designed and developed functional interior floor plans for various remodel programs for both Sears and Kmart stores.
Worked closely with the senior planner when designing store remodels and departmental resets Provided design solutions as well as interior floor plans by applying design principles associated with each business Analyzed store performance data and created space allocation reports and Business Color Plans to maximize productivity of space Reviewed and approved the as-is fixture plans based on store survey Trained new store planning personnel and checked production work documents for technical accuracy Held responsibility for preparing and implementing construction change orders.
Interior Design Intern, 08/2009 to 12/2009 ARTISTIC TILE, Merchandise Mart – Chicago, IL
Prepared presentation layouts for residential and commercial projects and assisted with design development.
Created interior elevations using AutoCAD and Photoshop and provided square footage calculations.
Assisted Interior Designers in client presentations and performed weekly inventory of samples.
Bachelor of Fine Arts: Interior Design, 2009 The Illinois Institute of Art - Schaumburg, Illinois Interior Design
Residential Interior Décor Certificate: 2006 The Illinois Institute of Art - Schaumburg, Illinois