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Rebecca Tinelle Sawyer East Hampton, CT 06424 â—? cell (860)368-8878 â—? Passionate about transforming space to meet ever changing office needs and trends SUMMARY As an experienced designer, I focus on putting clients at ease while educating them on the design process, and ensuring that projects remain on track to meet budgets and schedules. I have a proven track record of providing design and implementation services for hundreds of thousands of square feet of tenant office space in the greater Hartford area. AREAS OF EXPERTISE Noted as the on call space planner for commercial offices of various sizes Proficiency with fast track, low budget tenant improvement projects Expertise in building, lobby, restroom, common area, and cafeteria enhancements Utilized construction phasing to deliver existing space alterations of designated project area Researching current office trends like benching, adjustable height work surfaces, teaming systems furniture configurations, informal meeting areas, conferencing technology Collaborative approach interacting with clients, building owners and leasing agents Extensive repeat business due to my knowledge, enthusiasm, work ethic and quick turn around TECHNICAL SKILLS Proficient in: AutoDesk AutoCAD 2008, Architectural Desktop 2008, Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, Access, PowerPoint and Adobe Reader Knowledgeable in: AutoDesk Revit 2016, Google Drive, Paint Shop Pro and QuickBooks Pro 2010

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY Ambrose Design Group, Hartford, CT Interior Designer, Commercial Office Spaces

July 1993 - October 2015

Lead Designer: space programming, block and space planning, multiple building test fits, working drawings, elevations, details, sections, millwork detailing, 3D drawings, color and finish selections, writing note/specs, product research, specifying green products and office furniture, project and construction management Facility Analysis: code compliance, ADA analysis, building area analysis, space analysis/restacking Office Management: kept the office running smoothly by frequently meeting with product representatives to stay current, purchasing supplies, paying bills, responsible for office maintenance Notable clients included: AECOM Aspen Re Beacon Health Options (formerly Value Options) Brown and Brown

BSC Group CBIA CT Innovations CNA CSC

Corporate Translations George Weiss Associates Hartford Steam Boiler Kleinfelder Lochner

Michael Baker Engineering Milliman MTU Aero Engines Tallan Wolters Kluwer TyMetrix

Rebecca Tinelle Sawyer East Hampton, CT 06424 â—? cell (860)368-8878 â—? EMPLOYMENT HISTORY CONTINUED On call space planner for the following office buildings and office parks: Corporate Ridge, 55 & 175 Capital Boulevard and 500 Enterprise Drive, Rocky Hill I-91 Tech Center, Buildings 1-5, Brook Street, Rocky Hill Windsor Executive Park, 80 Lamberton Road, Windsor Salmon Brook Park, 300, 500 & 655 Winding Brook Drive, Glastonbury RiverBend Executive Park, 55 & 77 Hartland Street, East Hartford Metro Center, One State Street, State House Square, Hartford University of Massachusetts, Health Education Office, Amherst, MA 1991 - 1993 Graphic Artist Conceptualized ideas, created layouts, specified graphic type, and provided illustrations for camera ready artwork for publication of: Newsletters, Flyers, Posters, Brochures, Signage, Displays, and Advertisements West Custom Workroom, Lebanon, CT 1989- 1990 Seamstress and Assistant to Designer Constructed and installed custom made window treatments, duvets, pillows, and other accessories, while also assisting with pattern making EDUCATION University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA Bachelor of Fine Arts in Interior Design, Art History Minor GPA 3.7, graduated cum laude BFA Project: The Gables, A Celebration of Life, A Living Environment for People with AIDS

AFFILIATIONS ASID, IIDA, Pequot Museum, Wadsworth Atheneum, CT Historical Society, UMASS Alumni Association, LinkedIn, Hartford Saengerbund, Northford Timber Framers (NTF)

REFERENCES Tony Barillari, Vice President of Administration, CBIA, Metro Center, 350 Church Street, 06103, Hartford, CT, cell (860)944-8787, tel. (860)244-1904, email: Scott Casserino, General Contractor, Architectural Building Systems (ABS), 203 Locust St., Hartford, CT 06114, cell (860)202-5901, tel. (860)244-2491, email: Monique Andrade, Office Manager, Milliman, 80 Lamberton Road, Windsor, CT 06095, cell (860)478-1343, email:

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