Summary

Goal driven and detail-oriented Interior Designer with 15 years of experience in space planning, project management and construction administration. Dependable and works well in a team. Committed to providing the clients with the best service possible.

  • Organizational Skills
  • Concept Development
  • Design & Drafting
  • Programming and Space planning

Highlights

Accomplishments

Universal Studios Office Building. I was selected, along with our construction expert, to work on-site during the construction phase to revise the construction documents as needed. I was also selected to help in the color selections for all interior finishes. This project led to the invitation to join the architectural department.
 
Set up a Design Department within Island Dental Supply Co. Provided all the standards including design, CAD, material selections and equipment.
 
Set up all the design standards for Orthodontic Centers of America's Dental Offices, including finish selections, millwork design and construction details.

Work Experience

World Ramp, Inc.
Office Manager 8/2004- Current
  • Maximized client satisfaction.
  • Maintained detailed administrative and procedural processes to improve accuracy and efficiency.
  • Managed supply inventory and company files using Excel.
  • Managed incoming and outgoing calls for busy computer office.
  • Provided support for CEO and tech team in managing operation work flow.
  • Maintained accounts receivable documentation electronically and on paper.
  • Processed bank reconciliations and financial reports to verify practice of proper due diligence.
Farmer & Company
Consulting Designer-  9/2003-9/2004
Provided design, drafting, specifications, field verifications and interior design services for various projects on an as needed basis. Clients include:
  • Sammy Duvall's Retail Shop- interior/exterior renovation
  • Presentation Group- interior commercial renovation
  • Judy Williams Residence- interior space plan and elevations

FarmerBakerBarrios Architects
Interior Designer- 4/1995-10/2000

Designed floor plans, elevations, and 3D perspective views and material boards for presentation to the client. I provided construction documents needed for permit and construction, as well as, managed projects for firm during the construction process for adherence to construction documents and answered questions for contractors and solved all issues that arose. I was the designer tasked with training all new designers joining the firm, including AutoCAD and all standards required for the firm. I also aided architects, when needed, with drafting of construction details. Clients include:

  • AmSouth Bank- Orlando, Fl.- Lobby and exterior renovation
  • Universal Studios Office Building- Orlando, Fl.- 20,000 sf construction administration and drafting, on-site, and interior finish selections
  • Disney's Magic Kingdom Confectionary Shop, Orlando, Fl.- Interior renovation
  • CAVU-Expedient- Interior renovation
  • Kirchman Corporation- Interior renovation
  • The Plastic Surgery Institute of Florida- Interior renovation
  • Universal Studios Outdoor Hotel Bar- Orlando, Fl.- Conceptual Design
  • Lincoln Properties- multi-tenant interior improvement renovations
  • Advantis- multi-tenant interior improvement renovations
  • Southern Financial- Nashville, Tn.- Multi-floor new construction office/bank build-out
  • Celebration, Florida- Various new construction build outs inc. retail and office
  • Detail oriented
  • Construction Administration
  • Project Management
  • Building Code Requirements

  • Communication skills
  • Excellent Client Rapport
  • ADA assessments

Education
University of Florida- Gainesville, Fl.
Bachelors of Design in Interior Design-  graduated 1993
Graduated with Honors
Nichols Designs
Interior Designer/Owner- 8/2003- 8/2004
Designed floor plans, elevations and material boards for Pedodontist and Orthodontic offices for Orthodontic Centers of America. I set up all the standards for all finishes millwork and lighting. Clients include:
  • Howard U Dental School- 5,200 sf interor renovation of treatment area
  • Dr. Ford Cooper- 5,600 sf interor renovation
  • Dr. Hector Bush- 2,400 sf interior renovation
Island Dental
Interior Design/ Manager10/2000-8/2003
Set up the new Interior Design Dept, including all standards for design, administration and documents. Provided floor plans, designs, finishes and construction documents for dental offices all over the United States. I worked with sales and installation staff for equipment placement and design. Job included travel. Clients include:
  • Dr. Ken Miller- Georgia- interior renovation
  • Dr. Cedric Chenet- Veirra, Fl.- Interior renovation
  • Orthodontic Centers of America- New Orleans, La.- Various interior renovations throughout USA
  • Pocatello Dental School- Interior renovation of treatment area

Brady Interiors, Inc.
Entry Level Designer- 10/1993-4/1995

Designed floor plans, elevations, and 3D perspective views and material boards for presentation to the client. I provided construction documents needed for permit and construction, as well as, managed projects for firm during the construction process for adherence to construction documents and answered questions for contractors and problem solved issues that arose.

  • Suntrust Bank- Orlando, Fl.- Various interior renovations
  • Great Clips- Orlando, Fl.- Interior Renovations
  • University of Central Florida, College of Engineering- Planned, coordinated and help facilitate move to new building