interior designer resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Knowledgeable and professional coordinator skilled in administrative support and customer service. Bringing 20 years of experience coordinating schedules, multitasking and managing budgets. Strong planning, problem solving and communication skills. Honest and hardworking individual seeking long-term employment.

  • Meticulous and organized
  • Project coordination
  • Detail-oriented
  • Correspondence management
  • Multitasking and prioritization
  • Professional and polished presentation
  • Open and clear communicator
  • Natural Leader
  • Patient and hard working
Interior Designer, 08/2017 to Current
Hy-VeeLeon, IA,
  • Researched concepts and followed industry trends to provide knowledgeable insight to clients.
  • Assisted clients with budget considerations regarding selection of [Type] and [Type] products.
  • Created professional presentations to creatively communicate design intent and direction.
  • Created custom design boards with attention to detail for visual representation, including samples of fabrics, wall finishes and flooring.
  • Developed interior design concepts and prepared interior systems and finishes.
  • Expertly sourced fabrics and carpets to meet customers' expectations and budgets.
  • Assisted clients successfully by choosing furnishings consistent with preferences and budget.
  • Selected furniture, light fixtures and accessories to create unique and inviting rooms to meet customer vision.
  • Collaborated closely with customers, adjusting plans as needed to satisfy client needs and requirements.
  • Ensured that the project vision and design intent were reflected.
  • Maintained accurate specifications for each project.
  • Reviewed project costs, budgets and adherence to schedules.
  • Maintained customer expectations with open consultations and frequent communication.
  • Oversaw team and kept members on task to complete orders according to deadlines.
  • Determined styles, size and arrangement of illustrations and graphics.
  • Performed duties effectively and without supervision.
  • Recommended techniques, methods and media best suited to produce desired visual effects.
  • Addressed client problems professionally and quickly by [Action].
  • Fostered productive, professional working relationships with vendors and fellow craftspeople.
Reception Manager, 08/2015 to Current
Oasis Studio Of Hair DesignCity, STATE,
  • Responded to telephone inquiries from clients and stylist's, delivering information and answering questions to manage scheduling and callers needs.
  • Processed payments for Oasis Studio of Hair Design, updating accounts to reflect balance changes.
  • Oversaw office inventory by restocking supplies and submitting purchase orders for new products.
  • Took accurate messages for staff and management to facilitate open and speedy communication.
  • Kept reception area clean and organized to offer positive first impression to every visitor.
  • Greeted customers, answered general questions and directed to appropriate locations.
  • Provided clerical support to all team members to improve office efficiency and enhance productivity.
  • Responded to customer concerns and issues through keeping trusted communication about scheduling dates and changes, leaving reminder calls and making sure the stylists were informed of the clients specific requests and needs.
  • Scheduled weekly and monthly appointments for stylists and recurrent clients.
  • Gathered, sorted, distributed and sent mail and packages.
  • Overlooked cleaning and organizing of entire studio, making sure the environment was orderly to ensure most comfortable experience for clients.
  • Maintained professional tone at all times, including during peak rush hours.
  • Met incoming customers with professional approach and provided friendly, knowledgeable assistance.
  • Answered calls to help dozens of customers each week.
  • Scheduled appointments based on stylist's availability and established load parameters.
  • Organized and updated daily/weekly schedules as well as monthly calendar obligations for various levels of management and staff.
  • Directed clients to appropriate personnel to address concerns, resolve complaints or answer appointment-related questions.
Domestic Housekeeper and Mother, 04/1995 to Current
The Armstrong FamilyCity, STATE,
  • Responded to crisis situations quickly to maintain calm and immediately determine level of assistance needed.
  • Kept environment orderly, maintained and clean at all times.
  • Overlooked scheduling needs of family members, providing transportation, financial support and assistance as needed.
  • Managed all financial needs including paying bills, organizing check book and making monthly budget for essential needs, spending and savings.
  • Excellent time management through organizing five people's schedules while still meeting the needs of the home through cleaning, doing laundry and washing dishes.
  • Conflict resolution, seeking compromising and or collaborating amongst residents.
  • Event coordinator, hosting small and large gatherings of 10 up to 200 people.
  • Child rearing. raising three children to become now responsible, trustworthy adults.
  • Active listening skills,
  • Provided detailed and timely cleaning services while working in fast-paced environment with multiple interruptions.
  • Organized supplies for efficient use based on expected familial needs.
  • Thoroughly cleaned house, including bed rooms, entry ways, dining areas and restrooms to maintain organized and welcoming environment.
  • Removed all trash from guest rooms, including emptying wastebaskets and properly disposing of all soiled linen.
  • Moved beds, sofas and large furniture to wipe down baseboards and alleviate dust and dirt from hard-to-reach areas.
  • Managed familial laundry with proper care and attention to needs of different linens and articles of clothing.
Cashier Manager, 09/2014 to 07/2015
Talbots OutletCity, STATE,
  • Connected with customers daily to understand needs, provide assistance and collect feedback to optimize operations.
  • Motivated higher sales through incentives, reward-based programs and positive reinforcement of good sales practices.
  • Maintained detailed and accurate accounting records by overseeing documentation of sales, purchases and requisitions.
  • Processed all sales transactions accurately and promptly to prevent long customer wait times.
  • Supervised store opening and closing procedures, which included counting cash drawers and making bank deposits.
  • Built and maintained effective working relationships with peers and upper management.
  • Reviewed all store policies and made changes as needed to streamline operations and increase productivity.
  • Kept the showroom clean and maintained neat, orderly product displays to deliver professional appearance to guests.
Education and Training
Bachelor of Arts: Interior Design, Expected in 05/1989 to Messiah College - Bowmansdale, PA

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School Attended

  • Messiah College

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  • Interior Designer
  • Reception Manager
  • Domestic Housekeeper and Mother
  • Cashier Manager


  • Bachelor of Arts

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