Education and experience have prepared me to be an Interior Design Consultant successful at listening to the needs of the client, collaborating on a creative vision, and implementing a design plan in an aesthetically pleasing way that stays within budget, adheres to current building codes, and creates a safe and functional space for the end-user.
Design concept and development
Drafting floor plans
Specifying interior finishes and furnishings
Fluent in AutoCAD Architecture Software
Knowledgeable of Sketchup and Photoshop
Fluent in Microsoft Office
Experience working with clients, architects, and contractors
Ability to work within a budget
Detail-oriented and organized
Bachelor of Science: Interior Design, Family and Consumer Sciences DepartmentUniversity of Central Arkansas - Conway, AR, USA
University of Central Arkansas Dean's List, 6 semesters
Relevant Coursework: Commercial Interior Design, Advanced Interior Design, Lighting and Codes, Design Communications, Kitchen and Bath Design, History of Interiors, Architecture, and Furnishings I and II, Textiles, AutoCAD Architectural Drafting I and II
Mount Vernon-Enola High School - Mount Vernon, AR, USAValedictorian
05/2004 to Current
Interior DesignerAngela King Interiors - Mount Vernon, AR
Currently working as a freelance interior designer that works independently with various clients to create a comfortable and aesthetically pleasing interior environment.
Duties include: Listening to clients vision for their home and making it a reality through designing floor plans and developing a design concept.
Assisting clients in choosing materials such as flooring, finishes, and furniture that are consistent to their preferences and budget
Adhering to the project schedule and seeing that the project is completed in a timely manner and the client is satisfied with the results
05/2003 to 05/2004
Interior DesignerAMR Architects - Little Rock, AR
Worked on the planning and development of large commercial building projects, focusing on the interior design of each project. Worked closely with the lead architect and architectural team to develop a design concept that was aesthetically pleasing and flowed consistently throughout the building. Chose various interior finishes, furniture, and artwork all while keeping the end-users needs a priority.
Other responsibilities included: Staying within the project budget, preparing specification documents, drafting floor plans and creating material boards for presentations, meeting with clients and with sales representatives from various vendors, and preforming general office duties.
01/2000 to 05/2003
Sales AssociateWilliams Greenhouse - Enola, AR
Seasonal work within a family owned business that consisted of assisting customers, as well as, caring for and displaying a wide variety of flowers and vegetation.
05/1998 to 09/1998
Accountants AssistantThe Carpet Center - Conway, AR
Summer work that included general reception duties, including answering the phone, filing, word processing, assisting with accounts payable, accounts receivable, and payroll. Used Peachtree Accounting software and Microsoft Office
Enjoy participating in 5K and half marathons throughout Arkansas that support various charitable and non-profit organizations
Enjoy gardening organic fruits and vegetables on our "mini farm"