Education, Work Experience & Skills
I graduated from the Boston Architectural College with a Masters of Interior Design. I also have a B.A. in International Business from Universidad Kino located in Hermosillo, Sonora, Mexico.
I worked for Lovejoy Interiors from September of 2010 to 2016, a residential firm located in Allston, MA. In September of 2013 I also started working at Shari Pellows Interiors a residential firm located in Walpole, MA.
I freelance for a variety of interior designers and work part time as a Designer with Shari Pellows Interiors, where I assist the lead designer/owner to determine client preferences and help define the purpose, function, and design of the intended space.
I also determine all factors affecting the interior planning including; project measurements, documenting the spaces to create floor plans, creating sections and elevations from field measurements, designing lighting and electrical plans, reflected ceiling plans, CAD drawings, and 3-D renderings.
Also, I source furniture, hardware and fixtures, choose materials, source fabrics and finishes, research new vendors, generate client presentations, construct project worksheets, room finish schedules, color boards, as well as visit client sites. Finally, I get quotes from vendors, communicate with contractors, handled purchase orders, deliveries and invoicing. And finally I assist with the installation of furniture and staging homes.
Proficient in AutoCAD, Revit, Google SketchUp Pro, Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign) Adobe Fireworks, Microsoft Office (Excel, Power Point), Acrobat Professional, Design Manager, Social Media. Operating Systems: Microsoft Windows and MacOs.
INTERIOR DESIGN SKILLS:
Hand and Computer Rendering, Space Planning, Furniture Design, Website Design, Presentation Boards, Floor Plans, Elevations and Section drawings, Model Building, Orthogonal Drawing and Perspective Drawings.
GRAPHIC DESIGN SKILLS:
Logo Design, Business Cards, Business Stationary, Post Cards, Branding, Wedding Invitations, and Website Design.