LEXI BLAES interior designer
E D U C AT I O N 2014
INTERIOR ARCHITECTURE . BFA Ohio University . Athens, OH School of Fine Arts CIDA accredited
Driven and creative individual with experience in the Interior Design field. Dedicated to understanding clients’ needs by using listening skills and positive energy. Combines knowledge of design trends and technical skills in computer and hand-renderings to present a full comprehensive design to clients. Experience in working and collaborating on team and solitary projects alike. Communicates effectively with clients and colleagues and thrives on responsibility and challenge.
C A PA B I L I T I E S / S K I L L S
As a Design Consultant for Bassett Furniture, my responsibilities include building meaningful and long-term customer relationships to create in-home designs. I take time listening and understanding exactly what the client desires in their project and then I use my technical design skills to create computer renderings, floor plans, fabric selections, and investment outlines. In this position, I have gained comprehensive knowledge ranging from furniture construction to design trends and have discovered how to balance multiple projects at once.
Self - Management
Willing to Learn
Detail - Oriented
Loyal and Discreet
405.227.7173 firstname.lastname@example.org Lexi Blaes
STUDENT LEADER / BARISTA / CASHIER Jefferson Marketplace Athens, Ohio As student leader, my resposibilities included setting schedules, managing cafe inventory and training new employees. As a barista and cashier, excellent customer service was very important in establishing long-term customer relationships. Many of my duties included operating the register, taking orders and making drinks.
C O N TA C T
INTERIOR DESIGN INTERN Leanne Ford Interiors / HGTV Pittsburgh, PA As an Interior Design Intern, I supported lead designer Leanne Ford and the team in making decisions regarding room layout, color schemes, furniture selections and artistic design elements. In addition, I was a researcher for many of the fixture and furniture elements. I created at least half a dozen custom art features for the homes on this show. Finally, I assisted in staging the homes before the final reveal.
DESIGN CONSULTANT Bassett Home Furnishings Columbus, OH
COMMUNITY SERVICE Appalachia Service Project I worked as a volunteer to improve living standards in the Appalachian region by renovating homes.
Relay For Life
Raising awareness and funding for cancer research.
EXTRA - CURRICULAR Ohio University Women’s Crew I was a rower on the women’s team for 3 years and I contributed to my team as the Secretary and Apparel Chair.
Private Pilot Training
Learning to fly in a single engine airplane.