kitchen designer resume example with 17+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -

Talented Designer accomplished in overseeing construction practice and principles through all phases of projects, including planning, estimating, design, inspection and financial close-out.

Executive Assistant who is skilled at multi-tasking and maintaining a strong attention to detail. Employs professionalism and superior communication skills to meet client and company needs.

  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Invoice processing
  • Multi-line phone proficiency
  • Customer service-oriented
  • Filing and data archiving
  • Professional and mature
  • Executive presentation development
  • Appointment setting
  • Business correspondence
  • Payroll
  • Advanced computer skills Mac and PC
  • Employee training and development
  • Operations management
  • Microsoft Office
  • Excel spreadsheets
  • Proficient in AutoCAD/20/20
  • Administrative Support
  • Data entry
  • Order Processing
  • Shipping/Receiving
  • Buyer/Merchandiser
  • Proficient in 20/20, Genesis and Kronos
  • Proficient with Blueprints, reading and resizing to scale
  • Sales Associate of the Month Award - repeatedly
  • Database Management
  • Business Correspondence
  • Scheduling
  • Reports Generation and analysis
  • Contract negotiation,review and drafting
  • Space planning
  • Concept development

Collaborated with Senior Interior Designers to ensure smooth work flow and efficient organization operations. Accountable for all operations of a busy office, including sample selection, design plans, room lay-outs, multiple phone lines, fax, photos, estimating, invoicing, blueprint reading, product ordering, data entry, payment collection, credit processing, payroll, vendor relations, and email assistance.Planned all meetings, emails, travel, and appointments for Senior Designers and Executives. Reviewed invoices for completeness, assembled invoices into standard order and filed into designated areas according to alpha numeric filing system. Approved Travel expenses and reimbursement requests. Handled the highest volume account in assigned territory.Designed the entire interior of many customer residences, model homes and turn keys. Designed Kitchen and Interiors for Sales cabin model at The Spirit Of the Suwannee. Simultaneously completed and met all deadlines for multiple large-scale successful projects.Generated more than $150,000 in kitchen cabinet sales in one month.Supported Senior Executive, and Design Staff through personal document management, calendar organization and collateral preparation for meetings. Responsible for training, directing and scheduling new employees to ensure continued quality service.

06/2006 to 04/2013
Kitchen Designer Kitchen Magic Westwood, MA,

Designed floor plans, elevations, and 3D perspective views and material boards for both in-house review and presentation to the client. Programmed client’s need from schematic design to the construction document phase and installation. Ensured that the project vision and design intent were reflected. Visited home sites when necessary to assess and fulfill customer needs.Reviewed project costs, budgets and adherence to schedules. Worked with businesses, personal clients, architects and contractors. Generated invoices/p.o.'s, ordered product, tracked product, and arranged delivery or pick up. Many repeat customers and referrals. 20/20, Word, Genesis, Kronos

Sales Manager: Marc Jones (XXX) 288-6028

07/2004 to 05/2006
Senior Design Assistant/Showroom Mgr Norris Furniture & Interiors City, STATE,

Assisted Senior Executive and multiple Senior Interior Designers with room plans, lay-outs, blueprints, material boards, presentations, appointments, ordering, scheduling, sales orders, purchase orders, filing, Microsoft Word and Outlook, expenses, payroll, data entry, and installation. Typed documents, updated websites and compiled information for meetings. Organized personal and professional calendars and supplied reminders of upcoming meetings and events. Conducted extensive online and phone research. Oversaw daily operations including outsourcing and client relations. Attended business meetings and took meeting bullet points. Screened telephone calls and inquiries and directed them as appropriate. Constructed interiors for model homes and turn keys. Participated in furniture selection and documentation of the specifications. Word, Outlook

Senior Executive- Gary Khan (239) 263-0580

1996 to 07/2004
Window Treatment Designer Barley's Wallcovering & Interiors City, STATE,

Programmed client’s need from schematic design to the construction document phase and installation. Traveled to customers homes to ensure the design process was smooth and efficient by seeing and hearing their style needs. I did initial measure for estimating and designing purposes. Created professional presentations to creatively communicate design intent and direction. Produced content for material boards and specification binders for presentation and construction. Reviewed project costs, budgets and adherence to schedules. Completed key projects on time, on budget and with a high level of accuracy. Managed in house shipping/receiving, inventory replenishment, and showroom design merchandise. Data entry of invoicing, costs and payroll. Attended trade shows and sales conferences. Used networking opportunities to create successful, on-going business relationships. Maintained friendly and professional customer interactions. Genesis system.

Carol Barley (239) 262-6062

Expected in 1994
Cosmetologist: Cosmetology
JLWVTC - Naples, FL

Studied the art of hairdressing, facial applications, and nail applications.

Expected in 2000
WFCP Certification/ASSOCIATE: Window Treatments
Window Fashions Certification - Jacksonville, FL

Studied window treatments. From conceptualizing to fruition.

Additional Information

Letters of recommendation available upon request.

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School Attended

  • Window Fashions Certification

Job Titles Held:

  • Kitchen Designer
  • Senior Design Assistant/Showroom Mgr
  • Window Treatment Designer


  • Cosmetologist
  • WFCP Certification/ASSOCIATE

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