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SUMMARY Extensive and diverse experience in architectural, interior and graphic design, business management, marketing, communication, and accounting. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and ability to adapt to variety of environments.
E D U C AT I O N Masters of Architecture University of Nevada Las Vegas, Las Vegas, Nevada Bachelor of Science Psychology University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah
RECOGNITION 2010 2 nd Place USITT International Ideal Theatre Competition 2011 AIA Las Vegas Unbuilt Award recipient Poster Presentations (Peer-reviewed): 10th Annual Asia Pacific Forum for Research on Tourism, Singapore, July 2011. Bell, Mark and Glenn Nowak, Psychological Underpinnings of Architectural Spaces: Architectural acoustics in the arrival sequence of successful hotels,
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Feb 2002 Present
MB DESIGN las vegas, nevada Interior Design Consultant â€˘ Manage and operate independent design firm specializing in unique, high-end residential work. MB Design focuses on creating environments for the end user that exceed expectations through the use of procured and custom designed furniture, lighting and accessories.
Feb 2005 Mar 2008
JACQUELINE & ASSOCIATES las vegas, nevada Commercial & Residential Interior Designer • Lead Designer for a full turnkey design service specializing in high-end residences • Lead Designer for commercial office and retail spaces with emphasis on creating unique looks within clients budget parameters. • Project Manager on both commercial and residential projects. Coordinated with architects, contractors and subcontractors on projects ranging in value from $150,000.00 to $10,000,000.00. • Created and maintained cost analysis worksheets tracking costs and profit margins. • Re-structured the output of computer aided drawings, managed drafters, and production drawings. • Furniture and Cabinetry Designer: design and produce shop drawing quality specifications for original, custom pieces.
Feb 2002 Dec 2002
RICHARD KALÉH & ASSOCIATES, INC. los angeles, california KALÉH DESIGN COLLECTION Interior Designer / Director of Operations and Showroom Manager • • • •
Collaborated on residential and commercial projects in and around the Los Angeles area. Managed product showroom and design office, including coordination of all orders. Managed client accounts, created progress reports, and cost analysis spreadsheets. Managed marketing, including production of all graphics for catalog and design services.
CHASE ASSOCIATES salt lake city, utah Operations Manager / Project Manager / Interior Designer
Aug 1999 Feb 2002
• Managed commercial, interior design firm. • Accounting: including payroll, A/R, A/P and state and federal taxes. • Administered and coordinated employee benefits • Project Manager: liaison to general contractors, subcontractors and resort management • Maintained project budgets while increasing profit margins • Senior designer on hospitality and residential projects, including re-design of Sundance Resort’s guest cabins • Designed custom furniture
RICHARDSON DESIGN PARTNERSHIP salt lake city, utah Human Resource and Accounting Clerk / Design Associate
Jan 1994 Aug 1999
• Accounting: A/R, A/P and payroll • Coordinated RYI’s and Change Orders for the architectural and construction branches of the company • Administered and coordinated employee benefits • Design Associate: selection, procurement and installation
SKILLS Advanced • Autodesk Revit Architecture • Autodesk AutoCAD • Adobe Photoshop • Adobe In-Design • Sketch-Up • Microsoft Office Works
Intermediate • Autodesk Revit Structural • Adobe Premiere • Adobe After Effects • Adobe Sound Booth
INTERESTS • Music: professional cellist • Psychology: interested in the connections between architectural space and one’s physical and mental well-being. • Environmental Ecology: interested in how to achieve greater sustainability while maintaining aesthetic integrity.