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J A C Q U E LI N E A L V A R E Z a 6146 W. Roscoe Street Chicago, IL 60634

t 312 945 8292 e

A 6146 W, Roscoe Street Chicago, IL 60634 T 312.945.8292 E



2D/ 3D Visual Representation LEED Accreditation Courses Business/ Management Courses Product Design/ Consultation Model Building Programming/ Design Development Space Planning Construction Documents Occupancy Analysis FF & E Proficient in Building Code Lighting Design Historic Preservation Way Finding/ Environmental Graphics Graphic Design Photography

Bachelor of Science of Interior Architecture


The University of North Carolina at Greensboro; Greensboro, NC 5 Year Professional Degree (CIDA & FIDER- Accreditation Program) Health Science/ Physician Assistant Track

’03 - ’06

Florida International University, Miami, FL

CERTIFICATIONS Certified Nursing Assistant; CNA #9000006514 LEED Green Associate; #10374132 LEED AP BD+C; Pending - May ’12 EDAC Certified; Pending - July ’12


USGBC Member

PC & Macintosh Microsoft Office Quickbooks DataTrac Knowledge of HTML Adobe Creative Suite + Illustrator + Photoshop + Bridge + InDesign + Flash WordPress iweb AutoCAD 2011 - 2D, 3D Revit Architecture 2011 Google Sketchup Pro/ Podium Autodesk 3ds Max

Graphic Design for Chic Chateau Charity Show-house, NC Business Journal

BUSINESS SKILLS English & Spanish Speaking Strong Public Speaking Skills Client Consultation Business & Design Oriented Numerous Leadership Positions Detail Oriented/Efficient/ Organized Positive & Motivated Team Member Knowledge of Health Care Regulations

’10 - Present ’09

DESIGN EXPERIENCE Design Consultant/ Freelance Graphic Designer, Chicago, IL

’06 - Present

Analyzed client requirements and business goals to dramatically improve success rates resulting in better visibility and sales; Executed design strategies for clients through web design & print advertisement to increase business opportunities. Graphic Designer/ Interior Designer/ Office Manager Assistant, SSI Design Group; Greensboro, NC

’06 - ’10

Held FF & E responsibilities, prepared floor plans and perspectives for client consultation, served as liaison for 50+ companies; Aided in numerous commercial design installation projects ranging from 2,000 - 10,000 sq. ft..; Assisted in the installation of the first LEED Silver residential project in Smith Mountain Lake, VA; Designed and managed million dollar residences in Durham, NC; Developed and implemented new branding strategy through graphic presentation to capture commercial clients in NY and FL; Created extensive digital/print presentation to target and secure commercial client accounts; Redefined advertisements in major publications; The Rhinoceros Times, Smith Mountain Laker Magazine, and Triad Living Magazine. Lead Graphic Designer/ Interior Designer/ Executive Board Committee Member, Chic Chateau Charity Show-house; Greensboro, NC

September ’09 & ’10

Benefited Charities: Habitat for Humanity, Barnabas Network, Housing Greensboro, Children’s Society of NC and Ten Thousand Villages. Worked with well recognized companies such as Graphic Visual Solutions, The Rhinoceros Times, and Clear Channel Radio.


CERTIFICATIONS 2D/ 3D Visual Representation LEED Accreditation Courses Business/ Management Courses Product Design/ Consultation Model Build...