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Xina M. DeMoss

253-000-0000 - xinameriedesigns@yahoo.com PROFILE

DESIGN Perspectives Space Planning Lighting Material Boards Residential Design Sustainable Design Hospitality Design Kitchen & Bath Design Client Consultation Concept Development Sketching & Rendering Architectural Drafting Hand Drafting Material & Finish Selection Detailing CD Preparation

SOFTWARE Revit-BIM AutoCAD Adobe Photoshop Adobe Illustrator Adobe In-Design SketchUp MS Office

PROFESSIONAL Leadership & Management Works Well Under Pressure Teamwork Problem-Solving Self Directed Dependable Positive Attitude Highly Motived Multi Tasking Time Management Customer Service

Maintained a full class load while working 20+ hours throughout academic career. Managed executive operations as administrative assistant for high end furniture company. Owner and sole proprietor of business. Flexible and resourceful. Able to learn quickly and work diligently toward deadlines. Proven attributes as employee: punctual, positive, self-motivated, able to work in a team or independently. Strong customer service relations. Strong interest in organization, sustainable practices and improving communities.

EDUCATION The Art Institute of Seattle - Seattle, WA. - Graduate Summer 2012 Bachelor of Fine Arts - Interior Design - Dean’s List multiple quarters. IDNG - Interior Design Networking Group - Treasure 2012 Clover Park Technical College - Lakewood, WA. - Graduate 2001 Diploma - Early Childhood Development - Dean’s & President’s List Recipient.

DESIGN EXPERIENCE Sechrist Design Associates, Inc - Seattle, WA. - July 2011-Aug 2011 Interior Designer Intern Assisted in pre design, schematic design and design presentations of residential and hospitality clientele. Selected FF&E, created product speck sheets, worked on CD’s in AutoCAD. Assisted lead designers on several ongoing projects. Unpaid Freelance work Country Western Theme Restaurant Recording Studio with Mobile Recording Truck Chew z Diner - Train Restaurant Basement Remodel Interviewed clients to gain understanding on desires, needs and functionality of each space. Created multiple design ideas for each project and collaborated with clients to create the perfect space / environment for their needs.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Emerald Home Furnishings - Tacoma, WA. - June 2006-Aug 2008 HR Administrator, Payroll specialist, Benefits Coordinator & Interim HR Manager Managed the needs of 115 employees in high end wholesale furniture company Including salary / hourly compensation, job evaluations, benefits, promotions, equal opportunity initiatives and education and training programs. JC’s Kids Childcare Owner - Tacoma, WA. - October 2003-June 2006 As sole proprietor I provided childcare, curriculum, nutrition and recreation for children birth to 12 years of age. Cascade Christian ECC Lead - Tacoma, WA. - Feb 200-June 2003 Implemented a 9 part preschool curriculum to 3 year olds. Opened and prepared facilities. Part time supervisor. The Alarm Center Inc Supervisor - Lacey, WA. - Sept 1992-Aug 1999 Dispatched police and fire departments to residential and commercial clients in a timely manner. Oversaw employees to ensure proper procedures were followed.


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